"All Stripped Down" as written by and Tom Waits....
Yeah, yeah, yeah, hoo, ye-ye-ye-yeah
Well, the time will come when the wind will shout
All stripped down, all stripped down
And all the sinners know what I'm talking about
All stripped down, all stripped down
When all the creatures of the worlda are gonna line up at the gate
All stripped down, all stripped down
And you better be on time and you better not be late
All stripped, all stripped, all stripped, all stripped down

Well, you know in your heart what you gotta bring
All stripped down, all stripped down
No big mink coat, no diamond ring
All stripped down, all stripped down
Well, take off your paint, take off your rouge
All stripped down, all stripped down
Let your backbone flip and let your spirit shine through
All stripped down, all stripped down
I want you all stripped, all stripped, all stripped down

Hoo, alll the men we got, well they're goin' down the drain
All stripped down, all stripped down
And when I see your sadness on a river of shame
All stripped down, all stripped down
You got to raise up both the quick and the dead
All stripped down, all stripped down
With no shoes on your feet, no hat on your head
All stripped down, all stripped down
I want you all stripped, all stripped, all stripped, all stripped
All stripped, all stripped down

Ain't nothin' in my heart but fire for you
All stripped down, all stripped down
With my rainy hammer and a heat that's true
All stripped down, all stripped down
All stripped, all stripped, all stripped, all stripped
All stripped down, oh, all strip-ped down, all stripped down
Ah, all strip-ped down, yeah
Oh, all stripped, all stripped


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"All Stripped Down" as written by Thomas Alan Waits

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  • +4
    General CommentIn my opinion this is one of Tom Waits finer moments. While there are some (brilliant) double-entendres about judgment day and strip tease, this is something far more worthwile than the sleazy smugness of "Pasties and a G-string". A song about the second coming, nude shows and honesty that evolves into something that resembles a... love song? With a dark undercurrent of tragedy. And all sung in a truly disturbing falsetto. Need I say more.
    Prunesqualloron December 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSounds like they're playing this in a Finnish sauna.
    Big Nihilon October 27, 2008   Link

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