Franks Wild Years - Tom Waits
Track Listing
  1. Hang on St. Christopher
  2. Straight to the Top
  3. Blow Wind Blow
  4. Temptation
  5. Innocent When You Dream
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  1. Hang on St. Christopher
  2. Straight to the Top
  3. Blow Wind Blow
  4. Temptation
  5. Innocent When You Dream
  6. I'll Be Gone
  7. Yesterday Is Here
  8. Please Wake Me Up
  9. Franks Theme
  10. More Than Rain
  11. Way Down in the Hole
  12. Straight to the Top
  13. I'll Take New York
  14. Telephone Call From Istanbul
  15. Cold Cold Ground
  16. Train Song
  17. Innocent When You Dream
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Tom Waits wrote a song called "Frank's Wild Years" for his 1983 Swordfishtrombones album, then used the title (minus its apostrophe) for a musical play he wrote with his wife, Kathleen Brennan, and toured with in 1986. The Franks Wild Years album, drawn from the show, is subtitled, "un operachi romantico in two acts," though the songs themselves do not carry the plot. Rather, this is just the third installment in Waits' eccentric series of Island Records albums in which he seems most inspired by German art song and carnival ...

Franks Wild Years 1990, Universal Distribution

UPC: 042284235723

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