Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Tom Waits "Swordfishtrombones" (1983)

....and... BAM!  Tom Waits suddenly swerves from piano songwriter into the sonic weirdness that people think of as TOM WAITS!  Suddenly the beatnick translations of the American songbook are gone, replaced by odd time signatures, soundscapes, and strange little stories and character pieces. 

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