Watch: New Tom Waits Video For “Hell Broke Luce”

August 10th, 2012
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On July 31, Tom Waits announced on his website his upcoming video releases by posting images of himself dressed in a pirate suit holding up a sign that says, “coming August 7th”.

After leaving a few other clues, he finally posted a video clip of his new song “Hell Broke Luce” off of 2011’s album, Bad As Me. The video is directed by Matt Mahurin. Tom Waits never ceases to express in a very creative and particular fashion his music.

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In his press release, Tom Waits makes fun of people that thought he was going to announce his tour. Instead, this is what he released to the media:

As most of you guessed, it’s a tour…a tour de force!
Matt Mahurin has created an apocalyptic war dream to accompany the song HELL BROKE LUCE. Kathleen and I envisioned it as an enlightened drill sergeant yelling the hard truths of war to a brand new batch of recruits. The video grew from the gnawing image of a soldier pulling his home, through a battlefield, at the end of a rope.
I think you will agree, it’s uplifting and fun.

Check out the video below:

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By Sara Frondoni Posted in News ,


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