Nick Cave has been performing music for more than thirty years as the lead singer of the Birthday Party, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and Grinderman. He is also an acclaimed film composer, novelist, and occasional actor. His books include the novels And the Ass Saw the Angel (1989) and The Death of Bunny Munro (2009) and the collections of lyrics and prose King Ink (1988) and The Complete Lyrics: 1978–2013 (2013). Born in Australia, Cave now lives between England and Los Angeles. He continues to record and tour with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and participates in an ever-increasing variety of music, literary, film, and theater projects.