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Really Heavy Things: Devin Townsend's Favourite Albums
Toby Cook , December 18th, 2012 13:18

…well, apart from Enya. The Strapping Young Lad man offers up his top albums


Tom Waits – Mule Variations
I find with Tom Waits that there is such a level of reverence around him that the things that I like about Tom Waits I fucking hate in Jack White – I can’t stand that guy, y’know what I mean? Every time I see him or hear him talking it just makes my bum shrivel up and I can’t quite understand why – it’s that kind of like, scorning convention, "here’s me in my old time-y, whiskey soaked bowler hat" thing – I’m just like, "fuck you man!" But I mean, Tom Waits; I use this record to almost just say Tom Waits in general – this record in particular though because the song ‘Hold On’ is fucking astounding, that song alone is worth this record being on this list.