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Nick Cave

Where the Wild Roses Grow (3:57)

"Where the Wild Roses Grow" is an alternative-rock song written by Australian singer-songwriter Nick Cave for Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' ninth album Murder Ballads (1996), with guest vocals by Australian pop-singer Kylie Minogue. The song was produced by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Tony Cohen and Victor Van Vugt and received a positive reception from music critics. The song was released as the album's first single in October 1995 and became the band's most successful single worldwide… read more


They call me 'The Wild Rose'
But my name was Elisa Day
Why they call me it, I do not know
For my name was Elisa Day

Nick Cave - Where the Wild Roses Grow Lyrics


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  • When I was a child and did not speak English I was wondering why in the video Nick's character doesn't save 'Elisa Day' but rather watches her dying... Now I understand from the lyrics that he actually killed her because of her beauty. Very creepy.
  • Good
  • История песни: http://song-story.ru/where-the-wild-roses-grow/
  • song of my youth
  • Beautifully Haunting
  • good
  • Happy man | !
  • my girl just loves this song...in fact she is singing it to me now

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