This album contains songs Tom Waits wrote and performed for the stage production of The Black Rider directed by Robert Wilson and written by William Burroughs. The Black Rider tells an updated version of a 19th century story of a clerk who makes a Faustian contract with the Devil, accepting magic bullets to win the hand of his beloved in a shooting contest/5(72). Like all Tom Waits albums, this one is excellent. If you like the "dark" side of Tom Waits, then this one is for you. It has all the theatrical, freakshow stuff but also has beautifully crafted songs sung with passion. Overall it is the kind of CD you have to listen to all the way through and think about the content and enjoy/5(73). AllMusic Review by William Ruhlmann [+] Tom Waits collaborated with director Robert Wilson and librettist William Burroughs on the musical stage work The Black Rider in A variation on the Faust legend, the 19th century German story allowed Waits to indulge his affection for the music of Kurt Weill and address one of his favorite topics of recent years, the devil.4/
Jan 29, · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Tom Waits - The Black Rider at Discogs. Complete your Tom Waits collection/5(). The Black Rider by Tom Waits (CD, Nov, Island (Label)) 5 out of 5 stars 7 product ratings 7 product ratings - The Black Rider by Tom Waits (CD, Nov, Island (Label)). Tom Waits - Black Rider music CD album at CD Universe, 20 tracks from the barfly poet including Lucky Day, Flash Pan Hunter; Crossroads; Gospel Train; Oily Night; The. Tom Waits. News Albums Songs Photos Videos Wit & Wisdom Bio Links Press Store. Rain Dogs - Bad As Me - Glitter and Doom Live - Orphans - Real Gone - Alice - Blood Money - Used Songs - Mule Variations - The Black Rider (Soundtrack) - Bone Machine - Night On Earth. Shop 21 records for sale for album The black rider by Tom Waits on CDandLP in Vinyl and CD format. The Black Rider, an Album by Tom Waits. Released 3 November on Island (catalog no. ; CD). Genres: Dark Cabaret, Experimental Rock/5(41).