Tim Robbins Goes Folk

We loved Tim Robbins in “Top Gun” and “The Shawshank Redemption,” and formed a full-fledged crush on him in “The Hudsucker Proxy.” So you better believe we will buying his first album, Tim Robbins and the Rogues Gallery Band. Tim explained why he decided to record an album last year. “I asked myself the question, ‘What is it that will make you happy? What is it you have not done that you will regret not doing?’” he said. “I was thinking about calling it The Mid-life Crisis Album, but then I thought that’s not going to sell any copies.” Hee hee. The final result doesn’t sound too crisis driven. It’s full of folky, Tom Waits-ish ballads. We won’t lie—Tim’s voice isn’t the best, but then again it’s Tim, so we’ll overlook that fact.