Tom Waits recently met with the Wall Street Journal at a local Chinese restaurant to talk about his phenomenal new album Bad As Me which comes out October 24th.
A sample: “The public Mr. Waits is a bona fide character, a stomping, yowling beatnik who reflects the eccentric, downtrodden characters he sings about. Over lunch, he relaxes and a natural storyteller emerges. He riffs on an episode of “The Twilight Zone,” tells an anecdote about Lauren Bacall, and insists that a dead shark was once cut open in Barbados with a VCR in its stomach containing a tape of “Jaws.”
To read the entire interview, just go here.