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Tom Waits

Rain Dogs

£39.99

Released: 22nd September 2023. Noted as Tom Waits' most critically acclaimed album, 'Rain Dogs' follows the new musical path Waits had taken with 'Swordfishtrombones'. Considered the middle of a de facto trilogy with 'Swordfishtrombones' and 'Franks Wild Years', 'Rain Dogs' is the first of Waits' albums to be written in New York, in a Lower Manhattan basement. A 53-minute, 19-track monster album is a kind of mutant, late 20th century musical 'Canterbury Tales' with a shape-shifting band. There are banjos and marimbas and bowed saw and parade drum and howling horns (and Keith Richards and Marc Ribot) on this rollicking, rough-hewn opus - and Waits, using his voice in increasingly weird-and-wild ways. The songs are stories, sagas, laments, breakdowns, character studies, comedies and cabaret numbers.

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  • Details

    Released:
    22nd September 2023
    Category:
    Rock & Pop
    Format:
    Vinyl 12" Album
    Barcode:
    602448898531
  • Description

    Noted as Tom Waits' most critically acclaimed album, 'Rain Dogs' follows the new musical path Waits had taken with 'Swordfishtrombones'. Considered the middle of a de facto trilogy with 'Swordfishtrombones' and 'Franks Wild Years', 'Rain Dogs' is the first of Waits' albums to be written in New York, in a Lower Manhattan basement. A 53-minute, 19-track monster album is a kind of mutant, late 20th century musical 'Canterbury Tales' with a shape-shifting band. There are banjos and marimbas and bowed saw and parade drum and howling horns (and Keith Richards and Marc Ribot) on this rollicking, rough-hewn opus - and Waits, using his voice in increasingly weird-and-wild ways. The songs are stories, sagas, laments, breakdowns, character studies, comedies and cabaret numbers.
  • Track listing

    Disc 1

    Track name
    Artist
    Length
    1.Singapore
    Tom Waits
    2.45
    2.Clap Hands
    Tom Waits
    3.49
    3.Cemetery Polka
    Tom Waits
    1.47
    4.Jockey Full of Bourbon
    Tom Waits
    2.47
    5.Tango Till They're Sore
    Tom Waits
    2.52
    6.Big Black Mariah
    Tom Waits
    2.44
    7.Diamonds and Gold
    Tom Waits
    2.33
    8.Hang Down Your Head
    Tom Waits
    2.34
    9.Time
    Tom Waits
    3.56
    10.Rain Dogs
    Tom Waits
    2.57
    11.Midtown (Instrumental)
    Tom Waits
    1.03
    12.9th & Hennepin
    Tom Waits
    1.57
    13.Gun Street Girl
    Tom Waits
    4.38
    14.Union Square
    Tom Waits
    2.25
    15.Blind Love
    Tom Waits
    4.2
    16.Walking Spanish
    Tom Waits
    3.07
    17.Downtown Train
    Tom Waits
    3.53
    18.Bride of Rain Dogs (Instrumental)
    Tom Waits
    1.1
    19.Anywhere I Lay Head
    Tom Waits
    2.48
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