Tom Waits’ First UK Gig Review!

The legend plays the first of two nights in Edinburgh

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Tom Waits last night (July 27) played the first of only two UK shows at the Edinbugh Playhouse.

Waits performing the European leg of the Glitter and Doom tour, with longtime partner Larry Taylor with Omar Torrez, Patrick Warren, Casey Waits and Vincent Henry all on hollers, mambos and rhumbas duties, performed a whopping 24 tracks.

Waits’ ever the entertainer also littered the show with plenty of jokes and silly annecdotes, including: “Y’know what annoys me? When people say, ‘My cell-phone is a camera, too.’ I mean – why can’t something just be what it is and be happy about it? Makes me want to say, ‘My sunglasses are also a tricycle.’ Yeah, but I never do.”

You can get the setlist and read the full review of Tom Waits live at the Edinburgh Playhouse, July 27 by clicking here

Waits plays the Edinburgh Playhouse again tonight (July 28) before playing three nights at The Ratcellar in Dublin on July 30 and 31 and August 1, 2008.

Pic credit: PA Photos


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