Nick Cave has given an interview about his merchandise retailer ‘Cave Issues’, and revealed that he’s not offered a single roll of the erotic wallpaper he has on the market there.
Talking to The Monetary Instances, Cave mentioned ‘Cave Issues’, which he launched in August, at size, which additionally options personally-taken signed polaroids, ceramic tiles and notebooks.
“My favorite factor is the Hyatt Women pornographic wallpaper, made out of drawings of bare girls I’ve doodled in resorts down the years,” Cave mentioned of the product, which prices £200 for a 50cm x 10m roll.
“It’s a beautiful factor – and to this point has offered zero rolls. I’m immensely happy with designing a product that actually no one needs!”
Elsewhere within the interview, Cave mentioned The Red Hand Files, an internet discussion board the place he solutions questions from followers at size, revealing that he’s acquired virtually 40,000 submissions.
Nick Cave (Image: Joel Ryan / Press)
“The Crimson Hand Information changed into one thing a lot greater and extra vital than I ever dreamed it might be,” Cave mentioned.
“That is largely as a result of extraordinary openness and vulnerability of the folks asking the questions. So it means one thing – to take a seat down and reply to somebody who’s articulating one thing they could by no means have put into phrases earlier than. It’s highly effective.”
He additionally mentioned his expertise of the coronavirus pandemic, saying one of many few “collateral advantages” is that he feels “free to do what I like.
“The music business has been atomised, the rulebook has been torn up, few of us are working, however there will be an power to catastrophe, a feverish want to answer a disaster that’s weirdly compelling,” Cave mentioned. “The Crimson Hand Information and Cave Issues each speak to this time.”
“The concept that a phrase, or a line, in a tune can merely be modified for an additional and never do it vital harm is a notion that may solely be upheld by people who know nothing concerning the fragile nature of songwriting,” Cave wrote.