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Wednesday, October 18, 2006
  Tom Waits - Orphans
i can't take the words away from this guy.
Orphans contains songs for all occasions. Some of the songs were written in turmoil and recorded at night in a moving car, others were written in hotel rooms and recorded in Hollywood during big conflamas. That’s when conflict weds drama. At any rate these are the ones that survived the flood and were rescued from the branches of trees after the water’s retreat.

Gathering all this material together was like rounding up chickens at the beach. It’s not like you go into vault and check out what you need. Most of it was lost or buried under the house. Some of the tapes I had to pay ransom for to a plumber in Russia. You fall into the vat. We started to write just to climb out of the vat. Then you start listening and sorting and start writing in response to what you hear. And more recording. And then you get bit by a spider, go down the gopher hole, and make a whole different record. That was the process pretty much the last three years.


please read the rest here - it's his work, he deserves to be read.

ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Tom Waits with Orphans.

::::mp3s are only up for a few days:
BRAWLERS
Tom Waits - 2:19
Tom Waits - Ain't Goin Down To The Well
Tom Waits - Bottom Of The World

BAWLERS
Tom Waits - Little Drop Of Poison
Tom Waits - Goodnight Irene

BASTARDS
Tom Waits - First Kiss
Tom Waits - Army Ants


Edit: mp3s have been removed, per request of the management.

visit the hype if for some reason you're still unsatisfied. more to come (i can't get enough).
 
Comments:
good call. very, very good call. kisses delivered rapidly to all your pink bits.
 
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