An e-mail passed around on the Anti label mailing list reads:
There have been rumblings and rumors. New music from Tom Waits, you say? Come to TomWaits.com on Tuesday August 23rd, and Mr. Waits himself will set the record straight.
These messages always shines up the brightest as the darkest of days. Last time we got a live album from the man. Can’t wait to hear what the old fox’s up to this time.