Elvis Costello ‎– Mighty Like A Rose

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Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 78189
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Mighty Like A Rose
1-01 The Other Side Of Summer
Bass [Fuzz 6-string] – Jerry ScheffPiano [Tack] – Benmont TenchPiano [Toy, Tack], Organ [Vox Continental, Calliope, Cox], Keyboards [Stereophonic Optigon] – Larry Knechtel, Mitchell FroomTambourine, Bells [Sleigh], Drums [Side Drum], Castanets – Pete ThomasVocals – Richard Page, Steve George, Steven Soles
3:56
1-02 Hurry Down Doomsday (The Bugs Are Taking Over)
Bass – Nick LoweGuitar [Solos] – James BurtonLoops [Drum], Percussion [Beaten Things], Performer [Maestrodellavolta] – Jim KeltnerWritten-By – Elvis Costello, Jim Keltner
4:05
1-03 How To Be Dumb
Guitar [Electric Rhythm] – Marc RibotMaracas – Pierre (5)Organ [Hammond B-3] – Larry KnechtelSaxophone [Baritone] – Roger Lewis (2)
5:13
1-04 All Grown Up
Cornet, Horns [Eb Horn] – Marc RibotOrgan [Portative] – Mitchell FroomPiano, Clavinet – Larry Knechtel
4:16
1-05 Invasion Hit Parade
Trumpet – Ross MacManus
5:34
1-06 Harpies Bizarre
Bass [Hung Upside Down Rickenbacker Tremelo] – T-Bone WolkBassoon – Neil LevesleyClarinet – Nicholas BucknallFlute – Andrew FindonFrench Horn – Simon RaynerHarpsichord, Piano [Tack] – Larry KnechtelOboe – Richard MorganOrgan [Vox Continental] – Mitchell FroomTambourine, Cymbal [Finger Cymbals] – Pete Thomas
3:44
1-07 After The Fall
Backing Vocals [Vocal Harmony] – Steven SolesCelesta [Celeste] – Mitchell FroomGuitar [Spanish] – Marc RibotHarmonium – Larry Knechtel
4:37
1-08 Georgie And Her Rival
Guitar [Electric Guitar Figure] – James BurtonOrgan [Hammond B-3] – Mitchell FroomSpinet [Baldwin Electric] – Benmont Tench
3:38
1-09 So Like Candy
Bass [Intro/outro Bass Figures] – T-Bone WolkGuitar [Spanish] – Marc RibotMellotron, Celesta [Celeste] – Mitchell FroomPiano [Tack] – Larry KnechtelWritten-By – Elvis Costello, Paul McCartney
4:36
1-10 Interlude: Couldn't Call It Unexpected No. 2
Featuring – The Dirty Dozen Brass BandPercussion [Snare & Parade Drum] – Jenell Marshall, Lionel Batiste
0:22
1-11 Playboy To A Man
Guitar [Guitar Section] – Marc RibotOrgan [Cox] – Mitchell FroomPiano [Piano Frenzy] – Benmont Tench, Larry Knechtel, Mitchell FroomPiano [Upright] – Larry KnechtelWritten-By – Elvis Costello, Paul McCartney
3:19
1-12 Sweet Pear
Celesta, Organ [Hammond B-3] – Mitchell FroomFeaturing – The Dirty Dozen Brass BandPiano, Organ [Hammond B-3] – Larry Knechtel
3:36
1-13 Broken
Harmonium – Larry KnechtelWritten-By – Cait O'Riordan
3:36
1-14 Couldn't Call It Unexpected No. 4
Banjo, Cornet, Horns [Eb Horn] – Marc RibotHarmonium, Organ [Calliope] – Benmont TenchPiano [Upright] – Larry KnechtelTuba, Double Bass [Ampeg Upright Electric Bass] – Jerry Scheff
3:49
Bonus Disc
2-01 Just Another Mystery 4:15
2-02 Sweet Pear (Home Demo) 3:46
2-03 Couldn't Call It Unexpected No. 4 (Live) 4:18
2-04 Mischievous Ghost
Bagpipes [Uilleann Pipes] – Davy SpillaneBodhrán – Donal LunnyProducer – Donal LunnyVocals – Mary Coughlan
5:47
2-05 St. Stephen's Day Murders
Featuring – The ChieftainsProducer – Paddy MoloneyWritten-By – Elvis Costello, Paddy Moloney
3:24
2-06 The Other Side Of Summer (Unplugged Version) 4:06
2-07 Deep Dark Truthful Mirror (Unplugged Version) 4:43
2-08 Hurry Down Doomsday (The Bugs Are Taking Over) (Unplugged Version)
Written-By – Elvis Costello, Jim Keltner
4:18
2-09 All Grown Up (Home Demo) 4:35
2-10 Georgie And Her Rival (Home Demo) 3:21
2-11 Forgive Her Anything (Home Demo) 4:01
2-12 It Started To Come To Me (Home Demo) 2:48
2-13 I Still Miss Someone / The Last Town I Painted (Demo)
Written-By – Buddy Word, Johnny Cash, Roy Cash, Jr.*
2:46
2-14 Put Your Big Toe In The Milk Of Human Kindness
Acoustic Guitar – Marc RibotProducer – Rob Wasserman
4:09
2-15 Invasion Hit Parade (Home Demo) 4:21
2-16 Just Another Mystery (Home Demo) 3:42
2-17 Broken (Home Demo)
Written-By – Cait O'Riordan
3:22

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Credits

  • Acoustic GuitarJames Burton (tracks: 1-01, 1-04, 1-08)
  • BassJerry Scheff (tracks: 1-03, 1-08, 1-09, 1-11, 1-12, 2-03, 2-06 to 2-08), T-Bone Wolk (tracks: 1-01, 1-04, 1-05)
  • Bass [6-string Upright Electric]Rob Wasserman (tracks: 1-07, 1-13, 2-14)
  • Co-producerKevin Killen (tracks: 1-01 to 1-14), Mitchell Froom (tracks: 1-01 to 1-14)
  • DrumsJim Keltner (tracks: 1-04, 1-09, 1-11, 1-14), Pete Thomas (tracks: 1-01, 1-03, 1-05, 1-06, 1-08, 1-12, 2-03, 2-06 to 2-08)
  • Electric GuitarMarc Ribot (tracks: 1-05, 1-08, 1-09, 1-13)
  • GuitarMarc Ribot (tracks: 2-03, 2-06 to 2-08)
  • KeyboardsLarry Knechtel (tracks: 2-03, 2-06 to 2-08)
  • Keyboards [Chamberlain]Mitchell Froom (tracks: 1-04, 1-05, 1-08, 1-09, 1-13, 1-14)
  • Piano [Grand]Larry Knechtel (tracks: 1-01, 1-03, 1-05, 1-08)
  • ProducerBiff Dawes (tracks: 2-06 to 2-08)

Notes

Reissue of Warner Bros. album (Cat. #: 26575, Year: May 1991). Includes a bonus disc of Rarities and B-Sides.

Bonus Disc sources:
Track 3 = B-Side to "So Like Candy"
Track 4 = From the Various Artists compilation Bringing It All Back Home
Track 5 = From The Chieftains album The Bells Of Dublin
Track 7 = From the Various Artists compilation The Unplugged Collection, Volume 1
Track 8 = B-Side to "So Like Candy"
Track 14 = From the Rob Wasserman album Trois
All other tracks on the bonus disc are previously unreleased.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 081227818920
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1): ifpi L903
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 2UG9
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): wea mfg. OLYPHANT Y20502 3 R2 78189-2.1 02
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): none
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 2UF3
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): wea mfg. OLYPHANT X18315 3 R2 78189-2.1 02 M1S1

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7599-26575-1, WX 419 Elvis Costello Mighty Like A Rose(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 7599-26575-1, WX 419 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
9 26575-2 Elvis Costello Mighty Like A Rose(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records 9 26575-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
7599-26575-2 Elvis Costello Mighty Like A Rose(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records 7599-26575-2 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
9 26593-2 Elvis Costello Mighty Like A Rose(CD, Album, Ltd) Warner Bros. Records 9 26593-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
8122-78189-2 Elvis Costello Mighty Like A Rose(CD, Album, RM + CD, Comp, RM) Rhino Records (2) 8122-78189-2 Europe 2002 Sell This Version

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