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Behind the Counterculture #5: Nick Cave

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by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: February, 2005
Anecdotes from behind the retail frontline
by Lake, Editor, London for outsideleft.com
originally published: February, 2005
Anecdotes from behind the retail frontline

Nick Cave was walking past the window with his son. It was around the time of the Pochahantas Disney film and his son was wearing a cardboard hat from the tie-in meal at McDonalds. Nick Cave had another of the hats in his hand. I imagine he wore it when he got home.

Behind the counterculture is a recurring series of celebrity encounters or near encounters in or close to a West London used book and record store.

Behind the counterculture episodes compiled by Lake

Previously on Behind the Counterculture Michael Hutchence ⇨

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the first journalism Lake ever had published was a history of Johnny Thunders for Record Collector magazine, since then he has written for publications including the Guardian, Dazed and Confused, the Idler and more recently, outsideleft.com as you have just seen.

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