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Music / Real Gone

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Stop and get me on the ride up. I'm only goin to the top of the hill.
Real Gone is the sixteenth studio album by Tom Waits, released in 2004 through ANTI-.


  1. "Top of the Hill" (4:55)
  2. "Hoist That Rag" (4:20)
  3. "Sins of My Father" (10:36)
  4. "Shake It" (3:52)
  5. "Don't Go Into That Barn" (5:22)
  6. "How's It Gonna End" (4:51)
  7. "Metropolitan Glide" (4:13)
  8. "Dead and Lovely" (4:13)
  9. "Circus" (3:56)
  10. "Trampled Rose" (3:58)
  11. "Green Grass" (3:13)
  12. "Baby Gonna Leave Me" (4:29)
  13. "Clang Boom Steam" (0:46)
  14. "Make It Rain" (3:39)
  15. "Day After Tomorrow" (6:56)
  16. "Chick a Boom" (1:17)

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  • Alliterative Title: "Green Grass".
  • Epic Rocking:
    • "Sins of My Father" is over ten and a half minutes long.
    • "Day After Tomorrow" is almost seven.
  • Minimalistic Cover Art: A red background with black text and a black border.
  • Miniscule Rocking:
    • "Chick a Boom" is a little over a minute long.
    • "Clang Boom Steam" is a little less than a minute long.
  • Non-Appearing Title: "Real Gone" isn't mentioned in any of the songs, instead many of the songs share the theme of leaving in one way or another (whether it be in death like "Dead and Lovely", wanting to leave like "Circus", or someone leaving you like "Make it Rain").