Bootleg: Forbidden Playthings

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Forbidden Playthings
Forbidden Playthings Bootleg front.jpg
unofficial recordings of
Elvis Costello
with Steve Nieve, Anne Sofie von Otter
and The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Released1999
RecordedJanuary 6, 1996, Stockholm, Sweden
January 5, 1999, Stockholm, Sweden
LabelDoberman
LengthD1 - 56:21
D2 - 38:44
Back cover

FM broadcast recordings from Stockholm, Sweden, January 6, 1996 with Anne Sofie von Otter and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and January 5, 1999 with Steve Nieve and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.


Disc 1 January 5, 1999
TitleWriter(s) Length
1. Introduction    1:18
2. Accidents Will Happen (EC, Steve & orchestra)Elvis Costello 4:38
3. Painted From Memory (EC, Steve & orchestra)Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello 5:17
4. All This Useless Beauty (EC, Steve & orchestra)Elvis Costello 6:12
5. Upon A Veil Of Midnight Blue (EC & orchestra)Elvis Costello 5:59
6. Put Away Forbidden Playthings (EC & orchestra)Elvis Costello 4:43
7. I Still Have That Other Girl (EC, Steve & orchestra)Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello 3:50
8. What's Her Name Today? (EC, Steve & orchestra)Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello 5:31
9. Almost Blue (EC, Steve & orchestra)Elvis Costello 5:36
10. This House Is Empty Now (EC & Steve)Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello 7:09
11. The Birds Will Still Be Singing (EC, Steve & orchestra)Declan MacManus 6:08


Notes

  • Disc 1:
All tracks were recorded at Berwaldhallen (The Berwald Hall) in Stockholm on 1999-01-05 (late show).
Tracks 2-4 and 7-10 feature Steve Nieve on keyboards.
Tracks 2-6, 8-9 and 11 feature the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Disc 2:
All tracks were recorded at Berwaldhallen (The Berwald Hall) in Stockholm on 1996-01-06 (late show).
Tracks 4-6 and 8-9 feature Anne Sofie von Otter on vocals.
All tracks feature The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Release Information

  • Date: 1999
  • Media: 2xCD
  • Catalogue number (comments): Doberman 187/188

Quality

  • Very good - John Martin

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