The Heart of Saturday Night

Tom Waits - The Heart of Saturday Night
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1974 Ratings: #50 / 83
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Based on 71 ratings
1974 Ratings: #24
October 1, 1974 / Release Date
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Asylum / Label
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CheapandLethal
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Worth a listen
DrGonzo86
87
The Heart Of Saturday Night is a lot more jazz focused than his first; almost becoming the album Waits originally set out to make with Closing Time. More unified and structured, it is ultimately a lot more solid than his debut, and encapsulates the direction in sound the next few albums would take. His voice still lacks that trademark boom but there is evidence to suggest his voice was developing into what we now know. The poetic lyrics paint the landscape of a bustling city at night. The neon ... read more
Sinestroll
88
Best Song: Fumblin' with the Blues
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Track List

  1. New Coat of Paint
  2. San Diego Serenade
  3. Semi Suite
  4. Shiver Me Timbers
  5. Diamonds on My Windshield
  6. (Looking for) The Heart of Saturday Night
  7. Fumblin' with the Blues
  8. Please Call Me, Baby
  9. Depot, Depot
  10. Drunk on the Moon
  11. The Ghosts of Saturday Night (After Hours at Napoleone's Pizza House)
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