#30. “Carnage” by Nick Cave & Warren Ellis


Goliath Records

– Metascore: 92

– Release date: Feb. 25, 2021

“Carnage” was recorded during the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown, and Nick Cave describes it as “a brutal but very beautiful record nested in a communal catastrophe.” Cave and Warren Ellis are bandmates in Bad Seeds, and they have composed a number of scores for movies, including the documentary “West of Memphis,” the thriller “Hell or High Water,” and the drama “Wind River.”