The 'Skeleton Tree' cut was translated into an eerie Lynchian ballad for the 'Late Show' performance.
"I've gotta say, when we were in the studio trying to work on 'Skeleton Tree,' I had no idea what was going on," the legendary artist told Noisey.
Not much more than studio footage, but it doesn't need more than that.
Last summer Nick Cave's teenage son died. He poured his pain into song and then realized he'd be caught in a cycle of having to talk endlessly about the tragedy to the press. He made this film instead.
New releases from M.I.A, Drugdealer, and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds top our list this week.
It features lots of seriousness and strings, of course.
The band’s 16th studio record, ‘Skeleton Tree,' comes out September 9, and will be accompanied by a movie screening the night before release.