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Sep 9, 2020

Waits taps his inner animal (or two) as Martin Seagull-perches and Sam Puppy-scampers through this penultimate track from The Early Years. And, as a bonus, we take the space to listen to a trio of intervals speaking directly from an animal’s perspective. Spoilers; we go a bit long talking about the Virtute cycle, so make sure you give those songs a listen.

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Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
So It Goes, The Early Years vol 2, Tom Waits (1993)
Plea from a Cat Named Virtute, Reconstruction Site, The Weakerthans (2003)
Virtute the Cat Explains Her Departure, Reunion Tour, The Weakerthans (2007)
Virtute at Rest, Winter Wheat, John K. Samson (2016)

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