Beautiful Maladies: The Island Years ()

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Beautiful Maladies: The Island Years - Tom Waits
Track Listing
  1. Hang on St. Christopher
  2. Temptation
  3. Clap Hands
  4. The Black Rider
  5. Underground
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  1. Hang on St. Christopher
  2. Temptation
  3. Clap Hands
  4. The Black Rider
  5. Underground
  6. Jockey Full of Bourbon
  7. Earth Died Screaming
  8. Innocent When You Dream (78)
  9. Straight to the Top
  10. Frank's Wild Years
  11. Singapore
  12. Shore Leave
  13. Johnsburg, Illinois
  14. Way Down in the Hole
  15. Strange Weather
  16. Cold Cold Ground
  17. November
  18. Downtown Train
  19. 16 Shells from a Thirty-Ought Six
  20. Jesus Gonna Be Here
  21. Good Old World (Waltz)
  22. I Don't Wanna Grow Up
  23. Time
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Tom Waits' brilliance is messy -- he has so many ideas that sometimes unrealized songs are juxtaposed with moments of greatness on his albums. That may make for the occasional uneven record, but each album has its own distinct tone that makes it a unique listening experience, whether it's a masterpiece or a missed opportunity. And that's the reason why his work, especially his sprawling Island albums, doesn't easily lend itself to retrospectives like Beautiful Maladies: The Island Years. The single disc features 22 tracks ...

Beautiful Maladies: The Island Years 1998, Island

UPC: 731452451927

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