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Release history notes

602498567258 has a bonus dvd.

Annotation last modified on 2008-09-16 02:14 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 On Your Way Down
3 4:55
2 Nearer to You
3 3:32
3 Tears, Tears and More Tears
3.5 3:30
4 The Sharpest Thorn
2 4:16
5 Who's Gonna Help Brother Get Further?
4 5:04
6 The River in Reverse
4 4:32
7 Freedom for the Stallion
3 2:58
8 Broken Promise Land
3 4:34
9 Ascension Day
3 2:58
10 International Echo
3 4:59
11 All These Things
2 4:07
12 Wonder Woman
3 3:08
13 Six-Fingered Man
3 4:31
DVD-Video 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Putting the River in Reverse
32:35

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar [Fender Precision bass]:
Davey Faragher (track 1)
Hammond organ:
Steve Nieve (tracks 1–5, 7–8, 11–13)
Elvis Costello (track 4)
drums (drum set):
Pete Thomas (drummer) (tracks 1–8, 10–13)
trumpet:
Joe Smith (American jazz trumpeter/cornetist) (tracks 1, 3–8, 10–13)
farfisa [Farfisa organ]:
Steve Nieve (track 6)
guitar:
Anthony Brown (guitarist, producer and engineer) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–8, 11–12)
guitar [Gibson J-50]:
Elvis Costello (track 6)
bass:
Davey Faragher (tracks 2–8, 10–13)
electric piano [Wurlitzer electric piano]:
Allen Toussaint (track 6)
piano:
Allen Toussaint (tracks 1–5, 7–13)
piano [distant piano]:
Steve Nieve (track 6)
piano [intro/outro piano]:
Allen Toussaint (track 6)
baritone saxophone:
Carl Blouin (tracks 5, 11)
Brian "Breeze" Cayolle (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–8, 10, 12–13)
tenor saxophone:
Amadee Castenell (tracks 1, 3–8, 10–13)
trombone:
“Big” Sam Williams (tracks 1, 3–8, 10–13)
background vocals:
Davey Faragher (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 8, 11–13)
Allen Toussaint (tracks 1–2, 11–13)
composer:
Elvis Costello (track 4)
Allen Toussaint (tracks 1–3, 7, 11)
lyricist:
Elvis Costello (track 4)
Allen Toussaint (tracks 1–4, 7, 11)
mixer:
S. "Husky" Höskulds (tracks 1–13)
producer:
Joe Henry (tracks 1–13)
recording engineer:
S. "Husky" Höskulds (tracks 1–13)
vocals:
Davey Faragher (track 3)
Elvis Costello (tracks 1–13)
Allen Toussaint (tracks 3, 5)
publisher:
Marsaint Music Inc. (publishing) (track 4)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI) (tracks 1–4, 7, 11)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
later translated versions:
De Dornen bleibm (track 4)
recording of:
All These Things (track 11)
Nearer to You (track 2)
On Your Way Down (track 1)
The Sharpest Thorn (track 4)