Kicking Against the Pricks

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Kicking Against the Pricks
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Based on 3 reviews
1986 Ratings: #38 / 75
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Based on 67 ratings
1986 Ratings: #36
August 18, 1986 / Release Date
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Mute / Label
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Is it just me or is that John Travolta from Pulp Fiction on the cover?
Yeah i just don't know about this one, it is a cover album so i see this kind of as a novelty record.

There is a handful songs on here that are nice, but it's too little too late.

Track 1-7 is a drag to listen to and i'm not finding much if anything here to like. Phoenix, Hammer Song and Somethings Gotten Hold of My Heart is decent or nice if in the right mood. Jesus Met The Woman At The Well is fun and The Carnival Is Over is actually really nice i like it a lot but it doesn't cover up ... read more

Best: Muddy Water, I'm Gonna Kill That Women, Long Black Veil
Worst: Black Betty
Worth a listen
Quite good.
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Track List

  1. Muddy Water
  2. I'm Gonna Kill That Woman
  3. Sleeping Annaleah
  4. Long Black Veil
  5. Hey Joe
  6. The Singer (a.k.a. The Folksinger)
  7. Black Betty
  8. Running Scared
  9. All Tomorrow's Parties
  10. By the Time I Get to Phoenix
  11. The Hammer Song
  12. Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart
  13. Jesus Met the Woman at the Well
  14. The Carnival Is Over
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