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Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

Exclaim Magazine give Orphans a stellar review!

Tom Waits - Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards By Michael Barclay - December 25, 2006 “Forgive me, baby, but I always take the long way home.” Because this is Tom Waits, said journey through three discs of the oddest and the soddest will mean the sky is always the colour of lead ...

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

Michael Franti & Gabriel Rios record Christmas song

Michael Franti has recorded a version of "What's This?" (from the soundtrack of the Tim Burton movie Nightmare Before Christmas) with fellow artist Gabriel Rios for a charity campaign. Michael Franti spent a few hours in the studio during a recent visit to Brussels to lay vocals for the ...

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

Grinderman set to release debut album on ANTI-

Grinderman: Debut Album Out on Anti- on April 10, 2007 On the 5th of April 2006, Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Martyn Casey and Jim Sclavunos entered RAK studios, London, for a week with producer Nick Launay and recorded thirteen songs. It was mixed in September, at Metropolis Studios. Calling themselves ...

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Monday, December 11th, 2006

Filter Magazine has Tom Waits' Orphans in their top 10 of 2006

Last entry for Day Ten comes from Honeycut. Refered to as the Bay Area’s answer to Gnarls Barkley, the band are signed to DJ Shadow’s Quannum label and released their debut The Day I Turned To Glass earlier this year. The band effortlessly mix soul, funk and bossa ...

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Monday, December 11th, 2006

The Daily Nebraskan gives Orphans "Album of the Year" honors!

The Daily Nebraskan published their "Top 6" albums of 2006, and Tom Waits' "Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards" took home the top honors. See the list of albums below: 1. Tom Waits - "Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards" A three-CD set that does more than any greatest hits album could ever do ...

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