Tom Waits. Bad As Me album review by Jim Byrne

Added on Tuesday 18 Oct 2011

Seven long years after Tom Waits last album he returns with 'Bad as me'.

Even after one listen through I was feeling that this is one of his best; the tunes, the sounds, the vocal slurs, the stream of conscious lyrics - the rackety rack pecussion, the brass band and the street corner accordian player. Check them off - they are all there. And I welcomed them like old friends.

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What the critics said about 'Every day is sunshine' by Jim Byrne.

  • "a heady and exotic mix. " Q Magazine.
  • "..full of cinematic turns of phrase, dressed up in alluring melodies delivered by some of the most respected players on the modern-day Celtic Folk scene." UNCUT
  • Album of the week on Celtic Music Radio
  • Added to 'God's Jukebox' on Radio Two Mark Lamarr show
  • "A beautifully produced collection of Americana" The Daily Record. Four Stars
  • "Great record... a complete, compelling listen. ", Adam Levy (Songwriter/artist, guitarist with Nora Jones)
  • "ten beautiful, atmospheric songs..", Folk, Blues and beyond
  • "a fresh, original album", Eilidh Patterson (singer songwriter, vocalist with Beth Nielsen Chapman)
  • Sounding like Johnny Cash never left Folsom prison...meditations on life that'll soon sound like old friends. Spiral Earth

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