I Had a Dream, Joe

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"I Had a Dream, Joe"
Nick Cave - I Had a Dream Joe.jpg
Single by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
from the album Henry's Dream
B-side"The Good Son"
Released31 August 1992 (1992-08-31)
Format7", 12", CD
RecordedNovember – December 1991 (1991-12) at Sound City Studios, Van Nuys, CA
GenrePost-punk, punk blues
Songwriter(s)Nick Cave
Producer(s)David Briggs
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds singles chronology
"Straight to You"
"I Had a Dream, Joe"
"What a Wonderful World"

"I Had a Dream, Joe" is a song by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds appearing on their 1992 album Henry's Dream. It was released as a single in 1992 by Mute Records.

Formats and track listing[edit]

All songs written by Nick Cave.

UK 7" single (MUTE 148)
  1. "I Had a Dream, Joe" – 3:42
  2. "The Good Son" (live) – 4:35
UK 12" single (MUTE 148)
  1. I Had a Dream, Joe" – 3:43
  2. "The Carny" (live) – 6:06
  3. "The Mercy Seat" (live) – 4:40
  4. "The Ship Song" (live) – 4:19


Adapted from the I Had a Dream, Joe liner notes.[1]


Chart (1992) Peak
Australian Singles Chart[2] 75

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 1992 Mute CD, LP MUTE 148


  1. ^ I Had a Dream, Joe (booklet). Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. London, United Kingdom: Mute Records. 1992.CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. ^ "Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Straight to You". australian-charts.com. Retrieved September 29, 2015.

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