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Monday, January 10th, 2005

Tom Waits takes on new movie roll.

TOM WAITS RETURNS TO THE BIG SCREEN IN “DOMINO,” DIRECTED BY TONY SCOTT; WHILE HIS LATEST CD --REAL GONE-- IS BEING HAILED BY HARP MAGAZINE AS THE #1 ALBUM OF THE YEAR

TOM WAITS has made an unexpected return to film with a small role (as a wandering soothsayer) in the Tony Scott directed Domino, starring Keira Knightly, Mickey Rourke and Christopher Walken in this true life story of Domino Harvey. Domino--the real life daughter of esteemed British actor Laurence Harvey--who turned far away from her successful career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter. According to Waits on why he took the part, “They won me in a poker game.”

In other exciting news, Real Gone, Tom’s recently released CD on Anti-, has just made the distinction of being Harp magazine’s #1 Album of the Year, while “Metropolitan Glide,” the first single release from the album earned a Grammy nomination for “Best Rock Solo Vocal Performance.”

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