Tom Waits to Release New Album 'Bad As Me' in October

Singer puts out eccentric preview video for 20th studio disc

August 23, 2011 1:25 PM ET
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Tom Waits 'Bad As Me'
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Tom Waits has announced that Bad As Me, his 20th studio album, will be released by Anti- Records on October 25th. The record will be available in a basic 13-track edition as well as a deluxe version with three bonus songs. "Bad As Me," the album's first single, is already on sale in the iTunes digital store.

To hear a few brief snippets from the new album, you can check out the video below, in which the eccentric singer plays a few clips before deciding that his "private listening party" could not possibly be private in the Internet era.

Here is the full track listing for Bad as Me:

"Raised Right Men"
"Talking at the Same Time"
"Get Lost"
"Face to the Highway"
"Pay Me"
"Back to the Crowd"
"Bad As Me"
"Kiss Me"
"Last Leaf"
"Hell Broke Luce"
"New Year's Eve"
"She Stole the Blush" (bonus track)
"Tell Me" (bonus track)
"After You Die" (bonus track)

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