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22 Oct, 2011

The Observer interview

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Waits speaks about his life and his music from near his hometown of Santa Rosa, California.tomwaits-007

I used to think that all great recordings happened at about 3am. So my first studio experiences, I wanted to be recording after the bars closed. I just thought that’s when it all happened. And it worked for me for a while, I guess. But I don’t believe that so much any more. I realise now there’s more than one way to sneak up on a herd of cattle.