Swordfishtrombones ()

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Swordfishtrombones - Tom Waits
Track Listing
  1. Underground
  2. Shore Leave
  3. Dave the Butcher
  4. Johnsburg, Illinois
  5. 16 Shells from a Thirty-Ought Six
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  1. Underground
  2. Shore Leave
  3. Dave the Butcher
  4. Johnsburg, Illinois
  5. 16 Shells from a Thirty-Ought Six
  6. Town With No Cheer
  7. In the Neighborhood
  8. Just Another Sucker on the Vine
  9. Frank's Wild Years
  10. Swordfishtrombone
  11. Down, Down, Down
  12. Soldier's Things
  13. Gin Soaked Boy
  14. Trouble's Braids
  15. Rainbirds
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Between the release of Heartattack and Vine in 1980 and Swordfishtrombones in 1983, Tom Waits got rid of his manager, his producer, and his record company. And he drastically altered a musical approach that had become as dependable as it was unexciting. Swordfishtrombones has none of the strings and much less of the piano work that Waits' previous albums had employed; instead, the dominant sounds on the record were low-pitched horns, bass instruments, and percussion, set in spare, close-miked arrangements (most of them by ...

Swordfishtrombones 1990, Universal Distribution

UPC: 042284246927

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