Nick Cave and Martin P Casey perform 'Into My Arms' on 'The Late Late Show'.

Australian musician Nick Cave first came to prominence with the post-punk band The Birthday Party, originally named The Boys Next Door, in the late 1970s. Following the demise of the Birthday party, he went on to form Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in 1984.

In this appearance on The Late Late Show Cave performs 'Into My Arms’ accompanied by Martin P Casey from the Bad Seeds on bass guitar.

By way of an introduction, presenter Gay Byrne notes Cave's rise in popularity.

A lot of other people have joined the support club last year when they heard 'Into My Arms' from the album 'Boatman's Call'.

'Into My Arms' is the opening track of 'The Boatman's Call', the tenth studio album by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, released in 1997.

It is also

Just one of the many fine songs on Nick Cave's best of collection.

The song features on the 1998 compilation 'The Best of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' and the 2017 compilation 'Lovely Creatures: The Best of Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds 1984-2014’.

Formerly with the Australian Bands The Triffids and The Blackeyed Susans, Martin P Casey joined Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in 1990. In 2006, along with Cave, Warren Ellis and Jim Sclavunos, he became a member of Grinderman, a side project to Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.

This episode of ‘The Late Late Show’ was broadcast on 15 May 1998. The presenter is Gay Byrne.