TOM WAITS - Blood Money: 20th Anniversary Edition LP (Metallic silver vinyl)
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2002's Blood Money is based on the true story of Woyzeck, a conscripted German soldier, who murders the mother of his child after being driven mad by army drug experiments. This is a darkly rhythmic record, illuminating life's bleak carnival with songs like "Misery is The River of the World" and "God's Away on Business" and includes the melancholic beauty of "All the World is Green" and "The Part You Throw Away." Marimba, bass clarinet, trumpet, viola, cello, calliope and log drums form the core group of instruments. "Blood Money is flesh and bone, earthbound," said Waits of the record. "The songs are rooted in reality: jealousy, rage, the human meat wheel...They are more carnal. Kathleen and I are well suited to this material. She is hilarious, blasphemous and ominous. I like a beautiful song that tells you terrible things."