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Nov
09

PO: Tom Waits – Glitter and Doom Live – Vinyl

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Waits, Tom – Glitter and Doom Live

Vinyl version of the brand new live Tom Waits album, Glitter and Doom Live, coming out December 8th on Anti- Records. LP ships with a gatefold jacket and a download card but does not include the Tom Tales disc, which is exclusive to the CD version.

Anti- has this to say about the record:

Available November 23rd, Glitter and Doom is a 2 disc collection of the best of the best tracks from Tom Waits’ sold out, highly acclaimed Glitter and Doom tour of the US and Europe in the summer of 2008.

[The album] is designed to sound like one evening’s performance, even though the 17 tracks are selected from 10 cities, from Paris to Birmingham; Tulsa to Milan; and Atlanta to Dublin. Sonically the album is superb and has been beautifully recorded and meticulously mastered .

Musically, the live disc features all eras of Waits’ eclectic glory as he shifts seamlessly from an array of characters: carnival barker, preacher, country singer, soul balladeer; cabaret singer and storyteller. Backed by a versatile 5 piece band, Waits departs from the songs’ original incarnations. The songs instrumentation and rhythms are rearranged and re-imagined. Swampy tribal rhythms, ominous hymns, gypsy flavored ballads, searing rhythmic r&b, and blues boogies. angular and surreal rock are all present. The songs, as expected ,are about hanged men, woebegone sailors, sword swallowers, fugitives, shamans, ghosts, dance instructors and prison guards.”

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