Hitting his groove (as well as the sideboard), Waits lifts into his falsetto for this warning against the evils of... alcohol? Women? Lack of faith? All three? Jeremy Warmsley returns for more discussion of music videos, sex, and identity in the 1980s.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Temptation, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits (1987)
If I Was Your Girlfriend, Sign 'O' The Times, Prince (1987)
Temptation (music video), Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits (Dir. Betzy Bromberg)
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