Tom Waits - Heart Of Saturday Night (Yellow-colored vinyl)

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Heart of Saturday Night is the second studio album by singer and songwriter Tom Waits, originally released in 1974. The title song was written as a tribute to Jack Kerouac. The album cover is based on In the Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra. It is an illustration featuring a tired Tom Waits has built up a distinctive musical persona with his trademark growl, his incorporation of pre-rock music styles such as blues, jazz, and vaudeville, and experimental tendencies verging on industrial music. Waits' lyrics frequently present atmospheric portraits of grotesque, often seedy characters and places, although he has also shown a penchant for more conventional ballads. He has a cult following and has influenced subsequent songwriters despite having little radio or music video support.

Tracks

- Side A -
  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
- Side B -
  1. Fumblin' with the Blues
  2. Please Call Me, Baby
  3. Depot, Depot
  4. Drunk on the Moon
  5. The Ghosts of Saturday Night (After Hours at Napoleone's Pizza House)