Jenny Valentish / The Guardian writes:
Hanging Rock, Victoria
Cave’s voice has never had so much range – and it was on full display at this outdoor show, filled with delirium and wonder
As dusk falls, the animals of Hanging Rock become curious onlookers. Kangaroos sit poised on the race track, watching banks of coaches draw in from neighbouring towns; rabbits leap for the cover of bushes and rosellas draw lines above our path on what has become a perfect spring evening.
Their presence is fitting, given all the creature cameos of Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’s set: a bird in a nest, horses with manes of fire, a roaming cougar, a reindeer stepping back into the woods. These avatars for grief and love help to spin a sense of wonder, were it really needed.
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