Tom Waits - Closing Time
1) Ol' 55 (03:30)2) I Hope That I Don't Fall in Love With You (03:52)3) Virginia Avenue (03:22)4) Old Shoes (& Picture Postcards) (03:41)5) Midnight Lullaby (03:10)6) Martha (04:26)7) Rosie (03:56)8) Lonely (03:11)9) Ice Cream Man (03:05)10) Little Trip to Heaven (On the Wings of Your Love) (03:55)11) Grapefruit Moon (04:46)12) Closing Time (03:58)
Published: 07 Jul 2010
Album summary: Tom Waits' debut album is a minor-key masterpiece filled with songs of late-night loneliness. Within the apparently narrow range of the cocktail bar pianistics and muttered vocals, Waits and producer Jerry Yester manage a surprisingly broad collection of styles, from the jazzy "Virginia Avenue" to the up-tempo funk of "Ice Cream Man" and from the acoustic guitar folkiness of "I Hope That I Don't Fall in Love With You" to the saloon song "Midnight Lullaby," which would have been a perfect addition to the repertoires of Frank Sinatra or Tony Bennett. Waits' entire musical approach is stylized, of course, and Read more on Last.fm.