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Format: CD
Label: ISL
Catalog: 842357
Rel. Date: 06/15/1990
UPC: 042284235723

Frank's Wild Years
Artist: Tom Waits
Format: CD
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''Franks Wild Years'' is an album by Tom Waits, released 1987 on Island Records. Subtitled "Un Operachi Romantico in Two Acts", the album contains songs written by Waits and collaborators (mainly his wife, Kathleen Brennan) for a play of the same name. The shared title of the album and the play is an iteration of "Frank's Wild Years", a song from Waits' 1983 album ''Swordfishtrombones''.

The play had its world premiere at the Briar St. Theatre in Chicago, Illinois on June 22, 1986, performed by the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

The songs "Temptation" and "Straight to the Top (Vegas)" featured in the film "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room" (2005).

Various versions of the track "Way Down in the Hole" have served as the theme music for the HBO series ''The Wire'', including Waits' original version for the second season. - Wikipedia

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