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
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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

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