June 22, 2012 21:39

Tom Waits to perform songs from 'Bad As Me' live for the first time

The legendary songwriter will appear on the David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon talk shows

Tom Waits to perform songs from 'Bad As Me' live for the first time
Tom Waits is set to perform tracks from his most recent album, 2011's 'Bad As Me', live for the first time.

The legendary singer songwriter will appear on the Late Show with David Letterman on July 9 and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on July 10, where he will be playing songs from his 17th studio album as well as appearing in conversation with the hosts. News of the performances was announced via Tom Waits' Facebook page, which read:

Tom will appear on late night television for Letterman on July 9 and Fallon on July 10. He will be talking with the hosts and giving the first live performance of songs from his latest recording, 'Bad As Me.' Musicians joining Waits on stage include his son Casey Waits on drums, long time bassist Larry Taylor, guitarist David Hidalgo, keyboardist Augie Myers and guitarist Big Bill Morganfield.


Both of Waits' talk show appearances have been rescheduled from earlier in the year. Scroll down to listen to the title track from 'Bad As Me'.

Last year Florence And The Machine's Florence Welch said that she wants Tom Waits to cover one of her tracks, saying: "I would love Tom Waits to cover 'Shake It Out'."



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