It's St. Petersburg or bust this week for Charlie, Martin & Sam, as Waits pulls out a shortcut to the traditional music of Russia (Soviet, Tzarist or otherwise) for this odd interstital moment in both the album and the play. I usually write something which vaguely describes the episode here, but really you should just stop reading, go to the website and watch every single Little Big video right now. k thx bye.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Russian Dance, The Black Rider, Tom Waits (1993)
Skibidi, Antipositive pt. 2, Little Big (2018)
Skibidi (Romantic Edition), Single remix, Little Big (2018)
Russian Dance at 1h29m6s from The Black Rider: The Casting of the 12 Magic Bullets (filmed at the Weiner Festwochen, via YouTube), Wilson/Burroughs/Waits (1990)
Soviet Anthem scene from The Hunt For Red October (dir. McTiernan), via YouTube (1990)
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