Nick Cave Radio and TV Sessions


This is a list of Radio and TV sessions that I know of. I call a TV or Radio appearance a session when it contains at least one exclusive performance of a song, or a special reading. This list does not contain TV broadcasts of footage of regular concerts. Dates are usually broadcast dates.
 
10/09/80   John Peel session, the first (officially released) 
           Figure Of Fun - Yard - Cry - King Ink

28/04/81   John Peel session, the second (officially released)    
           Pleasure Heads - Rowland Around In That Stuff - 
           Release The Bats - Loose

10/12/81   John Peel session, the third (officially released)          
           Big Jesus Trash Can  -  Bully Bones - She's Hit -
           Six Inch Gold Blade   

15/03/82   Riverside TV, BBC2                                     
           Dead Joe - Big Jesus Trash Can

21/07/82   Götterdämmerung, VPRO TV 
           Junkyard

22/11/82   John Peel session, the fourth (officially released)
           Sonny's Burning - Deep In The Woods - 
           Pleasure Avalanche - Marry Me (Lie! Lie!)

09/04/84   John Peel session      
           I Put A Spell On You - From Her To Eternity - Saint Huck

19/06/85   Wilde Wereld, VPRO radio, session Nick, Mick and Blixa   
           Black Crow King

13/06/87   Wings Of Desire premiere, Berlin, Kinofest (TV broadcast 2/88)       
           The Singer - From Her To Eternity - Scum

      88   Tele 5 TV, "City of Refuge" acoustic solo, incomplete  

03/03/89   Snap radio, KCRW, LA, Santa Monica, KCRW
           The Mercy Seat - 500 Miles - Oh, I Love You Much Too Much 
           (poem) - Helpless - The Carny (instrumental attempt) - Sunny

28/01/90 Night Music TV, New York, live with house band The Mercy Seat - Hey Joe 14/03/90 Nozems A GoGo, VPRO radio, acoustic The Mercy Seat - The Ship Song 08/04/90 Onrust, VPRO TV The Mercy Seat - The Ship Song (both from 14/3) Foi Na Cruz - The Weeping Song - The Ship Song 14/04/90 Megamix, French TV The Mercy Seat 24/04/90 2 Meter Sessies, VARA Radio The Netherlands, recorded 21/3/90 Sad Waters - City Of Refuge - The Good Son - The Mercy Seat 11/06/90 The Late Show, BBC2 (date varies) Cindy, Cindy - The Weeping Song 28/07/90 Megamix, French TV, same as 14/04/90 14/12/90 New West Special, BBC, (same as 11/6/90)
23/07/92 David Letterman Show, (1st time), US TV I Had A Dream, Joe 12/08/92 Morning Becomes Eclectic, LA, KCRW Jack The Ripper - Lucy - God's Hotel - The Mercy Seat - New Morning 12/11/92 Later with Jools Holland (1st time) w. MacGowan, BBC TV Lucy - Rainy Night In Soho - What A Wonderful World
14/03/94 Mark Radcliffe show, BBC radio 1 Do You Love Me? - Nobody's Baby Now - Loverman - I Let Love In 14/03/94 Mark Radcliffe show, BBC Radio, 22-25/3/94, readings St Andrew, St Christina, St Lawrence, St Cecilia, from Butler's Lives Of The Saints 14/05/94 Later with Jools Holland, (2nd time) BBC TV Red Right Hand - Thirsty Dog 23/06/94 MTV's Most Wanted I Let Love In - The Mercy Seat 09/08/94 Late Night With Conan O'Brian, Red Right Hand Red Right Hand 06/10/94 Poetry Nation, BBC TV, Nick reads a poem Infant Sorrow (by William Blake)
05/10/95 Top Of The Pops, BBC TV, with Kylie Where The Wild Roses Grow 06/10/95 Nulle Part Ailleurs, Canal +, France Where The Wild Roses Grow 12/10/95 Top Of The Pops, BBC TV, with Kylie (different) Where The Wild Roses Grow 13/10/95 MTV Most Wanted with Kylie & Shane Where The Wild Roses Grow - Death Is Not The End
24/02/96 The White Room, Channel 4, TV UK Stagger Lee - Henry Lee 26/02/96 Mark Radcliffe show, BBC Radio 1 Henry Lee - O'Malley's Bar 29/02/96 Nulle Part Ailleurs, Canal+, France Stagger Lee 28/07/96 The Proms, London, BBC Radio 3 The Word Made Flesh - Into My Arms
24/02/97 The Peter Curran Show, Greater London Radio Into My Arms 02/03/97 GLR's Greatest Hits, rebroadcast of the Peter Curran Show above Into My Arms 04/03/97 Nulle Part Ailleurs, Canal +, France Into My Arms 05/03/97 Recovery, ABC TV Australia Into My Arms 24/04/97 Willemsens Woche, ZDF Germany Brompton Oratory 18/05/97 Live & Loud, MTV, (date = recording date) Into My Arms - Brompton Oratory - West Country Girl Far From Me - The Carny 04/10/97 The Great Hunger, BBC 2, Shane MacGowan documentary Rainy Night In Soho 26/10/97 World Food Day, RAI TV Italy, Rome, FAO Benefit, Into My Arms
06/05/98 Nulle Part Ailleurs, Canal +, France The Mercy Seat 08/05/98 Later with Jools Holland, (3rd time), BBC TV Do You Love Me? - Nobody's Baby Now 11/05/98 Keith Cameron show, XFM Radio England Brompton Oratory - Into My Arms - Lime Tree Arbour - The Mercy Seat 15/05/98 The Late Late Show, RTE TV Ireland, Nick and Martyn Into My Arms 19/05/98 The Black Sessions, Paris, France Inter, Radio James Johnston replaced Blixa Bargeld. Lime Tree Arbour - I Let Love In - Stranger Than Kindness - Red Right Hand - Nobody's Baby Now - Do You Love Me? - Into My Arms - The Ship Song - The Mercy Seat - Brompton Oratory 24/05/98 Talk Music, VH-1 TV, UK, session. Red Right Hand - From Her To Eternity 24/06/98 The Black Sessions, on French "Paris Premiere" TV 11/09/98 David Letterman Show, (2nd time) Into My Arms 08/10/98 Roy & HG's Planet Norwich, Ch. 4 UK, interview and Into My Arms 13/10/98 The Gospel of Mark, reading on Radio 4, UK,
12/04/99 In Tune Concert, MTV, shortened version of 18/05/97 Into My Arms - Brompton Oratory - Far From Me - The Carny 01/06/99 NHK, Japan TV, recorded at Greenwich Naval College UK The Mercy Seat 06/07/99 The White Room, Danish TV, rebroadcast from 1996 Stagger Lee - Henry Lee 09/07/99 Songwriter's Circle, BBC2, w. J. Cale and Chr. Hynde Recorded May 12 at London's Subterania Club West Country Girl - Henry Lee - Into My Arms -The Ship Song Nick played piano on John Cale's "Ship Of Fools" and Chrissie's "I'll Stand By You". Recorded but not broadcast were Sad Waters - The Mercy Seat -I'm Waiting For My Man
27/10/00 Tenco Awards, San Remo, Italian TV West Country Girl - Henry Lee - Into my Arms - The Mercy Seat - And No More Shall We Part - The Ship Song - Papa Won't Leave You Henry
05/01/01 ABC Studios, Melbourne, Australia TV and radio (Triple J); January 5, 2001 And No More Shall We Part - God Is In The House - Love Letter Little Janey's Gone 19/03/01 David Letterman Show, (3rd time) Love Letter 30/03/01 Morning Becomes Eclectic, KCRW, Santa Monica CA The Mercy Seat - God Is In The House - Sad Waters Papa Won't Leave You Henry - Into My Arms 08/04/01 Vienna, RadioKulturhaus, Bad Seeds concert: Long Time Man - As I Sat Sadly By Her Side - God Is In The House - And No More Shall We Part - The Mercy Seat - The Weeping Song - Fifteen Feet Of Pure White Snow - Love Letter 12/04/01 Scottish TV, live show with small audience As I Sat Sadly By Her Side - Lime Tree Arbour - Do You Love Me? God Is In The House - Red Right Hand - Hallelujah No More Shall We Part - The Sorrowful Wife - The Weeping Song The Mercy Seat - Fifteen Feet Of Pure White Snow 10/04/01 FM4, Austria, Radio broadcast of the 8/4/1 show 12/04/01 ORF1, Austria, TV broacast of the 8/4/1 show 14/04/01 FM4, Austria, Radio broadcast of the 8/4/1 show 11/05/01 Later With Jools Holland, (4th time) BBC TV Fifteen Feet Of Pure White Snow - God Is In The House 13/05/01 Later With Jools Holland, BBC TV (repeat) 25/06/01 Boxed Set, Scottish TV, broadcast of 12/4/1 Show 11/10/01 John Peel tribute, BBC Radio, performance from 25/9/01, The Mercy Seat - Into My Arms - God Is In The House
17/04/02 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC Fifteen Feet Of Pure White Snow 03/05/02 Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC TV God Is In The House
18/01/03 Loose Ends, BBC 4 Radio, session with Nick, Warren, Martyn, Jim. Wonderful Life - He Wants You 20/06/03 Later with Jools Holland, (5th time) BBC TV, UK He Wants You
22/10/04 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross, BBC1, the Bad Seeds did Nature Boy 25/10/04 Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2, interview and session at Maida Vale Hiding All Away - Babe, You Turn Me On - There She Goes, My Beautiful World 29/10/04 Later with Jools Holland, (6th time) BBC TV, UK Nature Boy - Abattoir Blues - There She Goes, My Beautiful World
02/05/07 The Treacle Sessions, Radio session UK; Footage can be viewed at YouTube. When My Love Comes Down - Depth Charge Ethel - Electric Alice Man In The Moon 03/05/07 Marc Riley's Brain Surgery, BBC Radio6, interview + three songs: Honey Bee (Let's Fly To Mars) - When My Love Comes Down - Man In The Moon 05/05/07 Loose Ends, BBC Radio 4, Grinderman interview + two live songs: Go Tell The Women - Electric Alice 11/05/07 Later with Jools Holland, (7th time) BBC TV, UK, Grinderman Honey Bee (Let's Fly To Mars) - No Pussy Blues 23/07/07 David Letterman Show, (4th time) US TV, Grinderman Honey Bee (Let's Fly to Mars) 15/09/07 iPodCast with Grinderman outtakes (date is podcast date) Adlib In Space - Depth Charge Ethel (alternate version) - My Daddy Is An Astronaut (early "Man In The Moon") - House - Love Bomb (alternate version)
18/04/08 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross, BBC1, the band performs More News From Nowhere 13/05/08 Later with Jools Holland, (8th time), BBC TV Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! - Today's Lesson 17/05/08 Later with Jools Holland, BBC TV (recorded May 13, note different song) Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! - Jesus Of The Moon - Midnight Man 04/07/08 Nick Cave Night, special on BBC 4 including a broadcast of the May 14, 2008 concert at St Luke's, numerous past BBC sessions (mostly Jools Holland) and "Songwriter's Circle" from 1999. 24/09/08 KEXP radio session, Seattle, with 4 live songs: Moonland - Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! - Jesus Of The Moon - Midnight Man 03/10/08 Late Night with Conan O'Brien, US TV, Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! 31/10/08 Sound Opinions, Chicago Public Radio, interview + 3 songs live Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! - Tupelo - Midnight Man 24/11/08 Mark Radcliffe Show, BBC Radio 2, interview and session Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!! - Midnight Man - More News From Nowhere
21/09/10 Later with Jools Holland, (9th time), BBC TV Worm Tamer 24/09/10 Later with Jools Holland, BBC TV Heathen Child - Palaces Of Montezuma 19/10/10 De Laatste Show, Belgium TV, Grinderman perform Kitchenette 27/10/10 Ce Soir Ou Jamais, France 3 TV, Grinderman perform Mickey Mouse And The Goodbye Man

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