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Tom Waits' last seven albums are getting a sexy vinyl remaster

26 October 2017, 13:05 | Written by Paul Bridgewater

A reissue of Tom Waits' last studio album Bad As Me will kick off the latest set of reissues for the grizzly living legend, reaching back to his 2002 double album Alice/Blood Money.

In addition, the album Real Gone has been fully remixed and individual releases of each of the three discs of Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards will be available early 2018

"This restoration project could arrogantly be compared to restoring a faded tapestry, a painstaking process that requires meticulous attention to each colour faded thread," Tom Waits explains in typical a Tom Waits manner. "Spending months on something completed once, many years ago was necessary though cursedly laborious for us.”

Waits and Kathleen Brennan personally oversaw this process for both the vinyl and digital formats of the catalogue, with roll out from this months and continue into December. The full list of release dates is:

  • 10 November – Bad As Me
  • 24 November – Real Gone
  • 24 November – Blood Money
  • 24 November – Alice
  • 1 December – Glitter and Doom Live
  • 15 December – Mule Variations
  • 2018 – Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards (released separately)
All albums will be available on 180-gram vinyl. Find out more about the releases.
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