Saturday, October 30, 2010

FTRK #21 = "Everything Goes to Hell" by Tom Waits

Everything Goes to Hell (2002) (Download .mp3)

Everything Goes to Hell is a dark, jazzy track off of the Blood Money album. Its filled with lyrics of disregard, alluring saxophone and a passionate timpani. In some ways its romantic, in others it's distrustful, but it's all put together in a underground New Yorker fashion. Best of all, its ridiculously different in tone than his earier works; much murkier than Closing Time, but more modern than Rain Dogs.

Further Listening:
Official Website
Unofficial Tom Waits Library

Other FTRKs:
"Goin' Out West"

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