Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: stealing souls at The Warfield

Photos by Daniel Kielman If such a thing as the devil exists, then he is admittedly good at many things - initiating cataclysmic environmental disasters, sowing hatred and mistrust among mankind, getting Republicans elected to Congress - but I don't think even he could command the seductive sway that Nick Cave holds over an audience.  Cave swaggers about the stage like a man possessed, sometimes as a brooding Casanova, sometimes like a crooning Baron Samedi, but always utterly captivating, working up the crowd like a masterful shaman or charismatic cult leader.  "Gather 'round children, gather 'round," he gently implores about [...]

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