Greg and Eliza return to question Martin and Sam’s identity in this fifth track from Bone Machine, as Waits challenges an old lover… or maybe interrogates the music industry… or both? We make comparisons with a more even-handed musical picture of a breakup, and discuss how the song represents Waits and/or Brennan’s ideas of relationships.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Who Are You, Bone Machine, Tom Waits (1992)
Somebody That I Used To Know, Making Mirrors, Gotye feat. Kimbra (2011)
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