Sep 20, 2023
At the end of the album-proper, Andrea, Martin and Sam consider the festive season as well as all its associated traumas. We return to Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Rickie Lee Jones as well as 1970s Tom Waits, debating possible autobiographical elements, poverty tourism, and which lullaby is best used to ring in the new year.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes
New Year's Eve, Bad As Me, Tom Waits (2011)
A Sight For Sore Eyes, Foreign Affairs, Tom Waits (1977)
We think your Song by Song experience will be enhanced by hearing, in full, the songs featured in the show, which you can get hold of from your favourite record shop or online platform. Please support artists by buying their music, or using services which guarantee artists a revenue - listen responsibly.