35 Facts About Nick Cave

1. Nick Cave has recently launched his own website—The Red Hand Files—and has answered thoughtful questions submitted by fans about, among other things, his attitude towards women displayed.

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2. Nick Cave pulled off a similar stunt with his demented take on the Orpheus myth in 'Lyre of Orpheus'.

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3. Nick Cave performed "Into My Arms" at the televised funeral of Michael Hutchence, but insisted that the cameras cease rolling during his performance.

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4. Nick Cave wrote a screenplay titled The Wettest County in the World, which was used for the 2012 film Lawless, directed again by John Hillcoat, starring Tom Hardy and Shia LaBeouf.

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5. Nick Cave wrote the screenplay for The Proposition, a film about bushrangers in the Australian outback during the late 19th century.

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6. Nick Cave is a contributor to a 2009 rock biography of the Triffids, Vagabond Holes: David McComb and the Triffids, edited by Australian academics Niall Lucy and Chris Coughran.

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7. Aside from movie soundtracks, Nick Cave wrote the screenplays for Hillcoat's The Proposition in 2005, and Lawless in 2011.

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8. Nick Cave authored this screenplay based on the novel by Matt Bondurant.

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9. In 2011, Nick Cave recorded a cover of the Zombies' "She's Not There" with Neko Case, which was used at the end of the first episode of the fourth season of True Blood.

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10. Nick Cave collaborated with the band Current 93 on their album All the Pretty Little Horses, where he sings the title track, a lullaby.

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11. In 2004, Nick Cave gave a hand to Marianne Faithfull on the album, Before the Poison.

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12. Nick Cave was then invited to be one of many rock and country artists to contribute to the liner notes of the retrospective The Essential Johnny Cash CD, released to coincide with Cash's 70th birthday.

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13. Nick Cave performed parts of the Boys Next Door song "Shivers" twice during the film, once on video and once live.

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14. Nick Cave believes that he lost valuable work due to a "bad day".

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15. Nick Cave recalled: "I remember sitting there and feeling physically the sound going through me.

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16. Nick Cave has released two novels: And the Ass Saw the Angel and The Death of Bunny Munro (2009).

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17. Nick Cave formed the garage rock group Grinderman in 2006, which has since released two albums.

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18. Born and raised in rural Victoria, Nick Cave studied art before turning to music in the 1970s.

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19. Nick Cave has responded to a fan in an open letter, talking about the death of his son Arthur.

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20. Nick Cave shares beautiful message about communicating with his late son Arthur after his passing.

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21. Nick Cave penned an emotional letter about the death of his son, Arthur to a fan.

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22. Nick Cave responds to fan in open letter talking about death of his son Arthur.

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23. Nick Cave tells of love that can never die for tragic son Arthur.

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24. Nick Cave gives incredibly powerful response when asked about his son's death.

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25. Nick Cave dated Anita Lane from the late 1970s to mid-1980s.

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26. Nick Cave left Australia in 1980 and lives with his family in Brighton, England, UK.

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27. Nick Cave has lent his voice in narrating the animated film The Cat Piano.

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28. The book originally started as a screenplay Nick Cave was going to write for John Hillcoat.

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29. Nick Cave has covered the song "Wanted Man" which is best known as performed by Johnny Cash but is a Bob Dylan composition.

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30. Nick Cave recorded a cover version of the Pogues song "Rainy Night in Soho", written by MacGowan.

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31. Nick Cave attended his first music concert at Melbourne's Festival Hall.

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32. Nick Cave has played eight games with AHL Providence this season Once the veteran is given the all-clear, he will likely bump Joe Hicketts down to the minors and push Nick Jensen out of the lineup.

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33. Nick Cave was recalled from AHL Providence on an emergency basis.

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34. Nick Cave is open to reforming his much loved side project Grinderman.

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35. Nick Cave is now answering fans' questions—including 'could Grinderman reform?'.

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