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Tom Waits: Frank's Wild Years

Barney Hoskyns, NME, 1987

SUBTITLED "Un Operachi Romantico In Two Acts", Frank's Wild Years is effectively the final part of a trilogy that began in 1983 with the extraordinary Swordfishtrombones. As Waits says in the booklet that accompanies this record, "Frank took off in Swordfish, had a good time in Rain Dogs, and he's all grown up in Frank's Wild Years."

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