The Juliet Letters - Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet
Track Listing
  1. Deliver Us
  2. For Other Eyes
  3. Swine
  4. Expert Rites
  5. Dead Letter
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  1. Deliver Us
  2. For Other Eyes
  3. Swine
  4. Expert Rites
  5. Dead Letter
  6. I Almost Had a Weakness
  7. Why?
  8. Who Do You Think You Are?
  9. Taking My Life In Your Hands
  10. This Offer is Unrepeatable
  11. Dear Sweet Filthy World
  12. The Letter Home
  13. Jacksons, Monk and Rowe
  14. This Sad Burlesque
  15. Romeo's Seance
  16. I Thought I'd Write to Juliet
  17. Last Post
  18. The First to Leave
  19. Damnation's Cellar
  20. The Birds Will Still Be Singing
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Looking back on it, it's remarkable that Warner didn't sue Elvis Costello for making deliberately noncommercial, non-representative records, the way Geffen did with Neil Young in the '80s. After all, it's not just that he made a record as anti-pop as Mighty Like a Rose, it's that he followed it with a full-fledged classical album, The Juliet Letters -- "a song sequence for string quartet and voice," recorded with the Brodsky Quartet. It's inspired by a Verona professor who responded to letters addressed to Juliet, of Romeo ...

The Juliet Letters 1993, Warner Bros.

UPC: 093624518020

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