Album Reviews: Tom Waits - 'Bad As Me'

Album Reviews: Tom Waits - 'Bad As Me'

You don’t have to be old to start baying like a hellhound at the prospect of a new Tom Waits record. The postmodern blues croaker has enjoyed a career arc in stark opposition to rock’s littered landscape of beautiful corpses, only improving...

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Waits, Tom : Blood Money

Waits, Tom : Blood Money

'Blood Money', the second of Tom Waits ’ new-born pair, is the darker twin. Written for and inspired by 'Woyzeck' – the play he wrote two years ago for a Copenhagen theatre – it is mean. Starting with 'Misery Is The River Of The World',...

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Waits, Tom : Alice

Waits, Tom : Alice

Junkyard blues noise crooner Tom Waits does not do things by half. He follows the soulful, twisted invention of 1999's 'Mule Variations' with two albums of startling brilliance. The first is 'Alice'. Close to 'Mule Variations' in its generous...

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