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Tom Waits 'Swordfishtrombones' Album As Penguin Books Poster Print

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What if Tom Waits had written his brilliant 1983 album 'Swordfishtrombones' as a series of novels instead of songs? This poster print shows how things might have turned out if he'd sat down at a typewriter instead of a piano.

Each book in this print corresponds to a track on the album, arranged in the order they appear on the original vinyl release. They're all based on those wonderful classic Penguin book designs, and the books themselves have been specially chosen so that their colours echo those seen in the original album artwork.

The books, in track order, are: Underground, Shore Leave, Dave The Butcher, Johnsburg, Illinois, 16 Shells From A Thirty-Ought-Six, Town With No Cheer, In The Neighborbood, Just Another Sucker On The Vine, Frank's Wild Years, Swordfishtrombone, Down Down Down, Soldier's Things, Gin Soaked Boy, Trouble's Braids, and Rainbirds.

  • Size: 16.5 x 11.5 inches, 42 x 29.7 cm
  • Professionally printed on 200gsm/120lb premium archival paper
  • Shipped in a sturdy mailing tube
  • The print is sold unframed (the frame in the photo is for illustrational purposes only)

This is an original artwork by Standard Designs and is not connected in any way with Tom Waits or their representatives. Artwork copyright © 2021 Standard Designs Ltd. All rights reserved.

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