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Thursday, November 30th, 2006

The Frames “Dream Awake” video up for MTV2 award!

The Frames video for “Dream Awake” off of their 2005 album “Burn The Maps” is up for an MTV2 “Best of 2006” Subterranean award! Voting for “The Best of 2006” is taking place now and you can vote here ! The top 10 videos will be played in the 12/17/06 …

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Monday, November 27th, 2006

Toronto Star gives Orphans 4 Stars!

Waits' purgative glory: Tom Waits' albums haven't always sounded as if they were recorded at the town dump. There was a time when the one-time piano bard's albums sounded like they were recorded at the neighbourhood bar. It's understandable, however, if that time seems like a distant memory to anyone …

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Monday, November 27th, 2006

Globe And Mail gives Orphans 4 Stars!

Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards Tom Waits Rating: **** Tom Waits -- surprise -- has the most peculiar scrap heaps you'll ever wish to hear. The three CDs of Orphans collect batches of abandoned songs, cover tunes and songs that are written new, all grouped by style and theme. First …

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Monday, November 27th, 2006

The Vue Weekly reviews Tom Waits' Orphans

Given a title like Orphans, you’ve probably already got a good idea what Tom Waits’s new three-disc set sounds like. Yeah, it’s more of his rambling, shambling, junkman-poet-beating-on-the-engine-of-a-rusty-old-Ford approach, gathering together songs both new and old. And it works more than an expansive set like this really should, sounding very …

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Monday, November 27th, 2006

Orphans gets another 5 star review!

TOM WAITS - Orphans (ANTI-) Rating: ***** I’ve always hoped that Tom Waits would one day follow Dolly Parton’s lead and open his own amusement park. What better place to enjoy his music than a place where the night never ends, the Ferris wheel attendant is permanently smashed on rot-gut …

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Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

Observer Music Monthly UK gives Orphans 5 stars!

Tom Waits, Orphans: Homicidal insects, Bukowski and Henry Kissinger all get the Waits treatment on a baffling but superb 3-CD set, writes Stephanie Merritt Rating: ***** Sunday November 12, 2006 The Observer 'What's Orphans?' asks Tom Waits, rhetorically, of his new three-disc, 54-song epic, in the accompanying 95-page booklet of …

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