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Check Out: Tom Waits – "Back in the Crowd"

on September 27, 2011, 4:04pm

tom waits back in the crowd cos Check Out: Tom Waits   "Back in the Crowd"

The angriest giant has the biggest heart. That’s a lesson to learn on Tom Waits‘ latest single, “Back in the Crowd”. Over reflective Spanish-styled guitar work, courtesy of Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo and longtime collaborator Marc Ribot, Waits lightly croons, “And if you don’t want my love, don’t make me stay.” It’s a light saunter; most likely something your grandparents danced to after the war. It certainly doesn’t sound like a track that’s on an album titled Bad as Me. But, we’re open to surprises. Check it out via Spotify and/or iTunes.

Bad as Me hits stores October 24th.

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