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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Tom Waits Announces 'Bad As Me,' Out October 25th

Tom Waits' official hosting "TOM WAITS PRIVATE LISTENING PARTY" for his first studio album of all new material in seven years, BAD AS ME, on Tuesday morning, August 23rd. Tune in at 7am pacific time to

The title track which is also the first single will be available for download purchase at your favorite online retailer on August 23rd. The single, "BAD AS ME" marks the return of the horns for Waits with the opening growl of baritone sax alongside a piano tango, Cuban electric guitar line, a fat and percussive drum beat and a rockabilly vocal.

The highly anticipated Oct. 25 release of the new album--BAD AS ME--features 13 all new tracks and a deluxe version that will include an additional 3 new songs and a 40 page book of lyrics and photos taken by Waits himself. It will also be available on 180 gram vinyl which will include the LP and CD, plus full-size 12-page book. The album is now available for pre-order at

Tom Waits' artist page

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