"Time: time is a precious commodity," Tom Waits said on the introduction to this song on the Rain Dogs Island Records promo tape. That sums up the essence of the story here. Each verse of "Time" deals with a street character and the hardships they're facing.
View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Big Time on Discogs. Label: Island Records - IMCD ,Island Records - • Series: Island Masters - IMCD • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Repress • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Blues Rock, Lo-Fi5/5(1).
The Black Rider is the eleventh studio album by Tom Waits, released in on Island Records, featuring studio versions of songs Waits wrote for the play The Black Rider, directed by Robert Wilson and co-written by William S. Burroughs.
Frank's Wild Years, Tom Waits' ninth studio album, was written as the soundtrack for a play of the same hedringraloguduvemanepercuacheek.coinfo song on the album tells one part of a broader story about Frank, with Frank being a guy who left "without botherin' to pack" to go chase big entertainment industry dreams and failed utterly.
Jul 11, · this album is a live show playing songs from mainly the three classic waits albums in the 80s when he was the most interesting artist and person on the planet. Strange weather train song cold cold ground all grand. What is it about tom waits music? To me its about being alone and desolate but not caring that youre alone/5(44).
Tom Waits "Train Song": "Train Song" Well I broke down in E. St. Louis On the Kansas City line and I drunk up all my money that I borrowed every time and I fell down at the derby and now the night's black as a crow It was a train that took me away from here album: "Franks Wild Years" () Hang On St. Christopher. Straight To The Top.
Well, I broke down in East St. Louis The Kansas City line Drunk up all my money that I borrowed every time And I fell down at the derby The night's as black as a crow It was a train that took me away from here But a train can't bring me home What made my dreams so hollow was standing at the depot With a steeple full of swallows that could never ring the bell And I've come ten thousand miles.
this album is a live show playing songs from mainly the three classic waits albums in the 80s when he was the most interesting artist and person on the planet. Strange weather train song cold cold ground all grand. What is it about tom waits music? To me its about /5(44).
Big Time is an track live album running nearly 68 minutes, its material drawn mostly from Tom Waits' trio of recent studio albums, Swordfishtrombones, Rain Dogs, and Franks Wild Years. (One track, "Falling Down," is a previously unissued studio recording. The performance of "Strange Weather" marks Waits' first recording of a song he and his wife, Kathleen Brennan, wrote for Marianne Faithfull.).