Tom Smith – iTom 3.0: True Love Waits


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As per Tom Smith’s Wikipedia: “Smith has written songs in many musical moods and styles, from dramatic to silly to romantic, and from operatic to hip-hop to Klezmer. In performance, he tends towards comedy folk-rock, usually with many references to films, literature, popular culture and politics, frequently using puns.

His nickname, “The World’s Fastest Filker”, comes from numerous instances of “instafilk”, i.e., quickly-written or improvised songs. He has improvised entire concert sets, and his album Badgers and Gophers and Squirrels Oh My: The 24-Hour Project, inspired by Scott McCloud’s 24-Hour Comics Day, features seventeen songs written in twenty-four hours. In May 2006, he released the album The Last Hero on Earth, a comic opera which has twenty songs, all written in one day, to the same plot.

In August 2006, emulating Jonathan Coulton’s Thing a Week, he began iTom, a project where he released a new song every week for a year, and continued sporadically after that. So far, he has collected four albums of those songs.

Love permeates our existences, in more forms than we can easily count. Still, count on Tom to find some of the more bizarre permutations. From fake Hallmark holidays to real religious movements, from sex droids to sexual identity crises, from battlefield passion to Renter’s Rage, the third iTom collection has thirteen tracks covering love, sex, and romance from a unique point of view. Also included is a bonus track, “March of the PenguiCon”, written for the popular Michigan science fiction convention and open-source expo.
 This self-published album has been autographed. It came to us without an insert, so we have provided one because like it’s older sibling it was self-conscious being naked.


released May 11, 2007

Songs written and recorded February-May 2007

Sealed for its protection, sold as-is.

Special Thanks to:
Anne Schneider
Leslie Larkins
Ari Weinzweig
Jonathan Coulton
  • Stupid Belated Valentine
  • Neckbolt Love
  • Hot Sauce and Ice Cream
  • Dervish
  • Contessa
  • The Mechanicsburg Tourism Song
  • Pygmalion 2.0 (SP1)
  • Two Guys Kissin’ Ruined My Life
  • True Love Waits
  • “Kidnapped by Pirates” Is Good
  • Wiki of Love
  • Love Thy Neighbor
  • And There Was Dancing
  • Bonus Track: March of the PenguiCon

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Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 5.6 × 5.5 × .4 in

Pretzel Productions


Tom Smith



iTom 3.0: True Love Waits

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