From a shortlist of formidable rivals, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds won out against the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Duffy, Radiohead, and Alison Krauss & Robert Plant as DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!! was given the Best Album award at the 2008 MOJO Honors ceremony. On July 8, a 46-page hard back book, also titled DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!!, is set to hit stores. The four inch square book includes an interview with Nick Cave and the creators of the cover art for DIG, LAZARUS, DIG!!!, photos, illustrations, a three inch CD of the single “Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!” and handwritten lyrics and notes.
After the band’s summer European festival dates, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will embark on their first North American tour in five years. Cat Power and Spiritualized will open the show at the historic Hollywood Bowl.
9/16 – San Diego, CA – 4th & B
9/17 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
9/20 – San Francisco, CA – Warfield Theatre
9/22 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
9/23 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo
9/26 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
9/29 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
10/1 – Toronto, Ontario – Kool Haus
10/2 – Montreal, Quebec – Metropolis
10/4 – New York, NY – WaMu Theater at MSG
10/5 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club