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H.C. Schmidt sings Tom Waits June 21, 2006

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German singer Hans-Christian Schmidt tours with a Tom Waits repertoire. Georg Wieland accompanies him on piano.

His site has sound clips of Georgia Lee, Kentucky Avenue, Take me home and Tom Traubert´s blues in the ‘audio’ section.

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1. Cracker - June 22, 2006

I was impressed. He not only has the voice but seems to have captured a good bit of the TW mood as well.

2. Anonymous - June 22, 2006

notice how exaggerated the drunken slurs are when he sings.

3. Cracker - June 23, 2006

I attributed that to a heavy German accent. Or then again, maybe he’s actually drunk.

4. Anonymous - June 26, 2006

dreadful…dont like it !

Pascal

5. Anonymous - June 27, 2006

Why would one do such a thing – why join such a “soundalike contest”? If someone captures the mood he would certainly do it in his/her own original way. Like they did it with Cohen’s songs on the album “I’m your fan”, which I really like. Now with Cohen it’s easy to arrange the songs in a new way. Waits arranges his songs so rich, that one needs some distance and genius to alternate them.


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