Following Under Review 1971 - 1982
is chapter two of
the documentary that traces the development of one of music's most intriguing and consistently innovative performers.
From his emergence as a piano-based singer-songwriter in the 1970's, this film explores Tom Waits
' increasingly experimental work in the early 80's and his consistently challenging music through the 90's and the 2000's.
Tom Waits and his story from 1983 to 2006 through TV clips, music clips, analysis from writers and music journalists, Waits' performances and interviews:
live and studio recordings of Waits classics such as "Downtown Train", "In The Neighbourhood", "Straight To The Top", "Innocent When You Dream", "Earth Dies Screaming", "Clap Hands", "Alice", "Hoist That Rag" and many others, rare interviews, seldom seen footage and unusual photographs from the period, review, command and criticism from Waits' producer Bones Howe
, his official biographer Patrick Humphries