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Tom Waits collaborates with Marc Ribot, his first new music in two years

Tom Waits has released a new sample of his work for the first time in two years and it comes in collaboration with Marc Ribot.

Ribo, who has released a new track from his forthcoming album Songs of Resistance 1948 – 2018, has revealed that Waits contribute vocals to the track ‘Bella Ciao’.

“I played Tom a bunch of the tunes and he immediately bonded with that one,” said Ribot in a press release. “Of course, he brings a certain gravitas to everything he does—my Italian friends say he sounds exactly like an old ‘partigiano’ (resistance fighter)!”

The track marks the first work Waits has contributed two in two years. To accompany the track, Ribot has released the video which has been directed by Jem Cohen and features footage from anti-Trump demonstrations in Washington.

Here it is: