This year, Tom Waits turns 70. And to celebrate it, a number of women artists are coming together to cover his songs. Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits will be released on November 22 via Dualtone/eOne. The compilation features Aimee Mann, Phoebe Bridgers, Patty Griffin, Shelby Lynne, Corinne Bailey Rae and Courtney Marie Andrews, and two tracks have already been released: Patty Griffin’s “Ruby’s Arms”, and Courtney Marie Andrews’ version of “Downtown Train” from Waits’ great 1985 album Rain Dogs. Hear them below.
Come On Up to the House: Women Sing Waits tracklist:
Joseph – Come On Up To The House
Aimee Mann – Hold On
Phoebe Bridgers – Georgia Lee
Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer – Ol’ 55
Angie McMahon – Take It With Me
Corinne Bailey Rae – Jersey Girl
Patty Griffin – Ruby’s Arms
Rosanne Cash – Time
Kat Edmonson – You Can Never Hold Back Spring
Iris Dement – House Where Nobody Lives
Courtney Marie Andrews – Downtown Train
The Wild Reeds – Tom Traubert’s Blues
Tom Waits’ Closing Time is featured on our list of the Top 150 Albums of the ’70s.