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Tom Waits

Read through the most famous quotes from Tom Waits

I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.

— Tom Waits

#power-of-music #beauty

There ain't no devil, only God when he's drunk.

— Tom Waits

#music #music

I don't have a drinking problem 'Cept when I can't get a drink.

— Tom Waits

#drinking #problems

You can learn a lot about a woman by getting smashed with her.

— Tom Waits


A gentleman is someone who can play the accordion, but doesn't.

— Tom Waits

#musician #musician

The world is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of our suffering.

— Tom Waits

#literature #writing #literature

Oh I don't mind going to weddings, just as long as it's not my own...

— Tom Waits

#marrige #weddings #humor

but it's so hard to dance that way when it's cold and there's no music.

— Tom Waits


The Universe is making music all the time.

— Tom Waits


It's the same with men as with horses and dogs, nothing wants to die.

— Tom Waits


About Tom Waits

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Waits received increasing critical acclaim and gathered a loyal cult following with his subsequent albums. On May 7 2008 Waits announced the Glitter and Doom Tour starting in June 2008 touring cities in the southern United States and subsequently announced a series of dates in the UK Ireland and mainland Europe. Waits made an appearance on the album The Spirit of Apollo by alternative hip hop project N.

He was nominated for an Academy Award for his soundtrack work on One from the Heart. Waits lives in Sonoma County California with his wife Kathleen Brennan and three children.

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