Jan 25, 2023
Jo, Martin and Sam return to the ocean, the church, and another Leadbelly cover to consider Waits's reinterpretation of various older songs. The swirling Sea of Love, the unnecessary pub singalong, and behind-the-altar confessionals all get a new twist, to varied effect.
Jan 18, 2023
Walking back to the show only to walk away again, Jo Neary takes on another trio of Orphans with Martin and Sam. Beginning with the 90s religious material, heading back to theatre of the 80s, and then the street poetry of William Kennedy’s childhood, we also consider how Waits’s writing functions as a dusting...
Jan 4, 2023
As we enter 2023, Sam and Martin take a quick rummage through the emails, tweets and carrier pigeon letters the listeners have sent in over the last year, getting your take on lyrical and musical elements we may have missed, as well as a bunch of other thoughts and considerations.