Mick Harvey – Intoxicated Women, Mute Records
Mick Harvey is an Australian musician and composer, best known for his work with the bands Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and The Birthday Party. He was born in rural Victoria, Australia, and began his music career in the late 1970s with The Boys Next Door, which later evolved into The Birthday Party. After the breakup of The Birthday Party in 1983, Harvey joined Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and became a key member of the band, playing guitar, drums, and keyboards, and contributing to songwriting. He also released several solo albums, including “Intoxicated Man” and “Pink Elephants”, which were comprised of covers of French singer Serge Gainsbourg’s songs. In addition to his work as a musician, Harvey has also composed film soundtracks. He has also collaborated with other musicians, such as PJ Harvey and Anita Lane. Throughout his career, Harvey has been widely acclaimed for his musical versatility and his ability to create unique, evocative soundscapes.