The Sweetest Punch

The new songs of Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach
Arranged by Bill Frisell

Bill Frisell - electric and acoustic guitars
Brian Blade - drums and percussion
Don Byron - clarinet, bass clarinet
Billy Drewes - alto saxophone
Curtis Fowlkes - trombone
Viktor Krauss - bass
Ron Miles - trumpet

special guest on 2 & 10:
Elvis Costello - vocals
special guest on 5 & 10:
Cassandra Wilson - vocals

produced by Lee Townsend

recording and mixing engineers: Joe Ferla and Judy Clapp
mastering engineer: Greg Calbi

Decca Records 1999

Song List:

  1. The Sweetest Punch

  2. Toledo

  3. Such Unlikely Lovers

  4. This House Is Empty Now

  5. Painted From Memory

  6. What's Her Name Today?

  7. In The Darkest Place

  8. Vamp Dolce

  9. My Thief

  10. I Still Have That Other Girl

  11. Painted From Memory (reprise)

  12. The Long Division

  13. Tears At The Birthday Party

  14. I Still Have That Other Girl (reprise)

  15. God Give Me Strength