Welcome to the first sample of the SY Wake playlist! With weeks upon weeks nestled in a cockpit watching the cats chasing bugs, obviously music is a necessity for marginal sanity. And what better than songs about boats?
Our first number comes from Tom Waits, a virtuoso and multifarious musician whose career spans decades of the blues and the experimental, the poetic and the sinister, the mysteries of trainyards and the glittering highways – and the sea! Here’s his song, “Shiver Me Timbers”, from the 1974 album The Heart of Saturday Night:
The fog’s liftin’ and the sand’s shiftin’, enjoy!