Elvis Costello & The Attractions Almost Blue 180g LP
Elvis Costello & The Attractions Almost Blue 180g LP
Label: Universal
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Elvis Costello & The Attractions Almost Blue 180g LP

Elvis Costello & The Attractions

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SKU:
UNILP33107
UPC:
602547331076
180g Vinyl LP!
Remastered From Original Master Tapes!


Elvis Costello’s impressive album of country covers is now available on 180 gram vinyl re-mastered from the original master tapes. This unique album includes “What A Good Year For The Roses” and country covers of classics from the likes of Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Gram Parsons and more.

"Elvis Costello's "country record" is usually written off as a vanity project, but Almost Blue is quite a bit more than that. It's one of the most entertaining cover records in rock & roll, simply because of its enthusiasm. The album begins with a roaring version of Hank Williams' "Why Don't You Love Me" and doesn't stop. Costello sings with conviction on the tear-jerking ballads, as well as on barn burners like "Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down." It's clear that Costello knows this music, and it's also clear who he learned it from: Gram Parsons. Costello covers Parsons' "Hot Burrito No. 1" and "How Much I Lied," and all of the music on Almost Blue recalls Parsons' taste for hardcore honky tonk and weepy ballads. It's to Costello's credit that he made a record relying on emotion to pay tribute." - allmusic.com

"The Attractions acquit themselves well bending genres and Costello's cover singing hits all the right marks though with less grace, fluidity and vulnerability than that of the great country stars whose songs he covers." - analogplanet, Music 7/11, Sound 8/11

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Remastered from original master tapes

Selections:
Side A:

1. Why Don't You Love Me (Like You Used To Do)?
2. Sweet Dreams
3. Success
4. I'm Your Toy
5. Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down
6. Brown to Blue
Side B:
1. Good Year For the Roses
2. Sittin' and Thinkin'
3. Colour of the Blues
4. Too Far Gone
5. Honey Hush
6. How Much I Lied
Description
180g Vinyl LP!
Remastered From Original Master Tapes!


Elvis Costello’s impressive album of country covers is now available on 180 gram vinyl re-mastered from the original master tapes. This unique album includes “What A Good Year For The Roses” and country covers of classics from the likes of Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Gram Parsons and more.

"Elvis Costello's "country record" is usually written off as a vanity project, but Almost Blue is quite a bit more than that. It's one of the most entertaining cover records in rock & roll, simply because of its enthusiasm. The album begins with a roaring version of Hank Williams' "Why Don't You Love Me" and doesn't stop. Costello sings with conviction on the tear-jerking ballads, as well as on barn burners like "Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down." It's clear that Costello knows this music, and it's also clear who he learned it from: Gram Parsons. Costello covers Parsons' "Hot Burrito No. 1" and "How Much I Lied," and all of the music on Almost Blue recalls Parsons' taste for hardcore honky tonk and weepy ballads. It's to Costello's credit that he made a record relying on emotion to pay tribute." - allmusic.com

"The Attractions acquit themselves well bending genres and Costello's cover singing hits all the right marks though with less grace, fluidity and vulnerability than that of the great country stars whose songs he covers." - analogplanet, Music 7/11, Sound 8/11

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Remastered from original master tapes

Selections:
Side A:

1. Why Don't You Love Me (Like You Used To Do)?
2. Sweet Dreams
3. Success
4. I'm Your Toy
5. Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down
6. Brown to Blue
Side B:
1. Good Year For the Roses
2. Sittin' and Thinkin'
3. Colour of the Blues
4. Too Far Gone
5. Honey Hush
6. How Much I Lied
Genre
Country Bluegrass
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Title
Almost Blue
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
10-26-2015
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
11-11-2015
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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