- Summary: One of two Waits releases in May 2002 ('Blood Money' is the other), 'Alice' was originally written as an opera and actually performed live during an 18-month engagement in Hamburg in the early 1990s. However, this is the first recording of these 15 tracks, culled from recent studio sessions.
- Record Label: Epitaph / Anti-
- Genre(s): Rock
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Positive: 20 out of 20
Mixed: 0 out of 20
Negative: 0 out of 20
TomL.Oct 5, 2002One of the greatest albums ever made! Pure genius!
ScottR.Jun 4, 2002Top-notch whiskey! What the hell does kommiezuspadt mean?
RichardPDec 2, 2006Simply the greatest and most moving album i have ever had the pleasure to listen to.
FEARMar 7, 2004best CD ever
GrantDMar 18, 2006Unlike almost every other artist, this man gets better as he gets older. He is better than Jesus.
DanielTMay 22, 2006This is indeed an unusual output from Toom Wiats, somehow underrated after its release and definately requires some patience whilst digesting. Still many of the songs are remarkeably well-written, and the overall result is excellent. One of the best albums from the "third period" of Tom Waits' music output. Notice 'Kommienezuspadt' and 'Poor Edward' in particular. The two songs sum up much of either side of his remarkeable musicianship.… Expand
JimLApr 4, 2006Too dificult to enjoy.
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