A 2011 inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Tom Waits returns with his highly anticipated new album, his first new studio release in seven years. Bad as Me finds him at the height of his songwriting powers and in the finest voice of his career. "8 out of 10 ... burns at fuse speed ..."--SPIN. " ... Heavy on the blues, smoky jazz and wordplay - yet also a revelation on the multitude of ways he can present a song vocally."--Billboard. " ... Continue to craft songs marked by uncommon empathy."--NPR Music. "8.1 out of 10 ... these tracks are concise and expertly edited, and Bad as Me feels as new as it does ancient."--Pitchfork. "4 out of 5 ... it doesn't get much better than this ..."--Rolling Stone. "Grade of A- ..."--Entertainment Weekly. "3 1/2 out of 4 ... in fine, fine voice ... a strong collection of blues, jazz and woozy saloon tunes."--USA Today. "4 out of 5 ..."--Alternative Press.
Chicago Raised right men Talking at the same time Get lost Face to the highway Pay me Back in the crowd Bad as me Kiss me Satisfied Last leaf Hell broke Luce New Year's Eve.
Performed by Tom Waits, with accompanying musicians.
All songs written and produced by Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan.