Likes: terrorizing mortals; libraries; serious eyeshadow; chain wallets; suspiciously lifelike marble statues
Dislikes: people who aren't statues yet; bros; Perseus
[Nick Cave in a loud flowered shirt and a dark tunnel]
[Nick Cave collapsing onstage, title text “Pow Pow Pow”]
From Spex - February 1986.
The Birthday Party, 1981
[The Birthday Party on the cover of Forced Exposure, Mick grimacing horribly while the others pretend to be lovely young men]
Iggy Pop onstage with the Stooges, 1970
the creature from the black lagoon.
“Hey gais it’s not smart to swim while drunk. It’s ok tho. I grabbed her for you. Hey, why’re you screaming?”
[Animated gif of Lux and Ivy, performing]
I never had kids screaming at me particularly. They’d scream at David [Bowie], not at me. Me, they would throw syringes and joints on stage.
The Friend Catcher - The Birthday Party, Live 1982
[B/w pic of The Birthday Party]
Auntie I must advise against any attempts to pet the birthday party.
You have no idea what kind of germs they carry. Especially Nick and Tracy.
BUT THEY LOOK SO SOFT
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