Slightly blown away by this reinterpretation of Waits's mid-80s classic, Martin and Sam join in by celebrating this eastern-Europe/klezmer dance number. We also take some more time to discuss sticking to or pulling away from the strict rhythm of the lyrics, and the shape and meaning of words vs the aesthetic of vocal sound.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Rain Dogs, Big Time, Tom Waits (1988)
Rain Dogs, Rain Dogs, Tom Waits (1985)
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