Elvis Costello & Costello Show - King of America - 33RPM

Elvis Costello & Costello Show

King of America



Genre: Rock & Roll
EAN: 0602547331182
Regular price €23,00

1986 album by Elvis Costello, produced by T-Bone Burnett. The album features Costello's return to acoustic and country music after the rock-oriented albums he had released in the early 1980s. The songs on the album were written by Costello, sometimes in collaboration with other artists such as T-Bone Burnett and Cait O'Riordan.

Track listing:

  1. Brilliant Mistake
  2. Lovable
  3. Our Little Angel
  4. Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
  5. Glitter Gulch
  6. Indoor Fireworks
  7. Little Palaces
  8. I'll Wear It Proudly
  9. American Without Tears
  10. Eisenhower Blues
  11. Poisoned Rose
  12. The Big Light
  13. Jack of All Parades
  14. Suit of Lights

The album features a range of styles, from the folk-inspired "Brilliant Mistake" and "I'll Wear It Proudly," to the country-inflected "Lovable" and "Little Palaces," to the bluesy "Eisenhower Blues." The album also features Costello's cover of the classic song "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" and the collaborative track "American Without Tears," which features contributions from Cait O'Riordan and the Confederates, among others. The album's themes touch on the complexities of love and relationships, as well as broader social and political issues. Overall, "King of America" is widely regarded as one of Costello's best albums and a highlight of his career.