Discography 1998

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1998

V01

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Fantastic 70s!
various artists

Oliver's Army - EC+A

[1998-01-01; 2xCD; Sony (Sweden)]


V02

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Rock Anthems Vol. 2
various artists

Oliver's Army - EC+A

[1998-01-06; 2xCD; Musicrama 694642 (UK)]


V03

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Long Journey Home soundtrack
The Chieftains

Long Journey Home (EC/Paddy Moloney) - The Chieftains + Irish Film Orch. + EC

[1998-01-__; CD; BMG/Unisphere KCDP 51568 (US advanced promo. CD comes in a paper sleeve with a single-fold 4 page colour release sheet with radio/TV promo dates and info)[1998-01-13; CD; BMG/Unisphere 09026-68963-2 (USA)]
[1998-02-23; CD; BMG/Unisphere 09026 68963 2 (Germany, promo copies included a single promo sheet in German)]
[1998-03-21; CD; BMG/Unisphere BVCF1574 (Japan)]
[1999-__-__; CDI; Unisphere RCMJ 63118-2 (US promo, enhanced CD including "Complete album tracks, with exclusive studio footage and photos from the Hyperion companion book". Cardboard pic. sleeve & pic. disc (different to normal CD release))]


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Heard It Seen It Done It
various

Pump It Up - EC+A

[1998-01-26; CD; Discipline DISCCD 14]


V04

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Zero Effect soundtrack
various artists

Mystery Dance - EC

[1998-01-27; CD; Work/Sony Music Soundtrax OK 69103]


V05

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1998 Mercury Febuary Sales Sampler
various artists

My Mood Swings (promo mix) (EC/O'Riordan) (2:12) - EC

[1998-01-__; CD; Mercury MECD 157 (US promo)]


V06

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The Wedding Singer soundtrack
various artists

Everyday I Write The Book - EC+A

[1998-01-__; MC; WEA (advance promo)]
[1998-02-03; CD; WEA 46840]


V07

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Long Journey Home single
The Chieftains with The Irish Film Orchestra, Anúna & Elvis Costello

Long Journey Home (radio edit) (EC/Moloney) (3:20)
Long Journey Home (EC/Moloney) (4:18)

[1998-02-__; CD5; BMG Espa 09026 63150 2 (Spain, cardboard sleeve. Tracks on the CD are in the wrong order)]
[1998-03-__; CD5; BMG/Unisphere 09026 63150 2 (Holland, cardboard sleeve)]


V08

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Long Journey Home promo
various artists

Long Journey Home (EC/Moloney) - The Chieftains + Irish Film Orch. + EC

[1998-__-__; MC; BMG RCDJ-63117-4 (US promo)]

Also includes one song each by Van Morrison and Sinéad O'Connor.


V09

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The Big Lebowski: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
various artists

My Mood Swings (EC/O'Riordan) (2:10) - EC

[1998-02-24; CD; Mercury 314 536 903-2 (USA)]
[1998-02-__; CD; Mercury MEAD 148 (US promo)]


V10

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Name That Tune
various artists

Veronica (EC/McCartney) - EC

[1998-03-03; CD; Sound Choice 8413]


V11

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Fantastic 80s!
various artists

I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down (Banks/Jones) - EC+A

[1998-03-05; 2xCD; Sony Music SONYTV 37CD]


V12

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My Mood Swings promo single
Elvis Costello

My Mood Swings (promo mix) (EC/O'Riordan) - EC

[1998-03-__; CD5; Mercury MECP365 (US promo)]

This is a slightly different mix to the soundtrack version. The vocals are higher in the mix, the guitars are more upfront, and the drums play through the start/stop parts.


V13

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Unknown Pleasures
various artists

Tokyo Storm Warning (6:23) - EC+A

[1998-03-__; CD; Uncut/Demon Records UNCUT UP 3 (UK)]

This CD came free with the April issue of the UK magazine 'Uncut'.


V14

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Metroland soundtrack
various artists

Alison - EC

(45:42)
[1998-__-__; CD; Polygram 536 912-2]


V15

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Once In A Lifetime
various artists

Pump It Up - EC+A

[1998-04-02; 2xCD; Telst 58600 (UK)]
[1998-__-__; 2xCD; Telstar TCD 2889 (Germany)]
[1998-__-__; 2xCAS; Telstar STAC 2889 (Germany)]


V16

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The Big Lebowski (exclusive to The Guardian)
various artists

My Mood Swings (EC/O'Riordan) (2:09) - EC

[1998-04-25; CDROM; Polygram, no catalog number (cardboard sleeve. Given away free with copies of The Guardian newspaper within the M25 region of London.)]

This mixed-media CDROM contains a hifi section with 4 songs and a 20 minute documentary on the making of the film (which includes "My Mood Swings" as incidental music), plus a CDROM section with some film clips, interviews, screensaver, filmography, etc.


V17

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The Big Lebowski Sampler
various artists

My Mood Swings (EC/O'Riordan) - EC

[1998-__-__; CD5; Mercury 568 622-2]


V18

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Cult Rockers: Mainstream Rebels
various artists

(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding? (Lowe) - EC+A

[1998-05-19; CD; Beloved Records]


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The Wedding Singer Vol. 1
various

Everyday I Write The Book - EC+A

[1998-06-08; CD; Warner Bros. 9362468402]


V19

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That's Country
various artists

Good Year For The Roses (Jerry Chesnut) - EC+A

[1998-__-__; 2xCD; UMD 83075 (Holland)]


V20

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Painted From Memory
Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach

In The Darkest Place (EC/Bacharach) (4:19)
Toledo (EC/Bacharach) (4:36)
I Still Have That Other Girl (EC/Bacharach) (2:48)
This House Is Empty Now (EC/Bacharach) (5:10)
Tears At The Birthday Party (EC/Bacharach) (4:38)
Such Unlikely Lovers (EC/Bacharach) (3:26)
My Thief (EC/Bacharach) (4:21)
The Long Division (EC/Bacharach) (4:15)
Painted From Memory (EC/Bacharach) (4:14)
The Sweetest Punch (EC/Bacharach) (4:11)
What's Her Name Today? (EC/Bacharach) (4:11)
God Give Me Strength (EC/Bacharach) (6:10)

(52:19)
[1998-09-02; CD; Mercury (US promo, no catalogue number. comes with a big pack of promotion blurb)]
[1998-09-__; CD; Mercury (promo, no catalogue number, simple b&w cover)]
[1998-09-__; CD; Mercury MEAD 171 (US advance promo, /w full cover art)]
[1998-09-28; CD; Mercury/Polygram 314 538 002 2 (UK, Europe)]
[1998-09-29; CD; Mercury/Polygram 314 538 002 2 (USA)]
[1998-09-29;CAS; Mercury/Polygram 314 538 002 4 (USA)]
[1998-10-06; CD; Mercury/Polygram 314 538 002 2 (Australia)]
[1998-10-07; CD; Mercury PHCR 1655 (Japan)]

This version of "God Give Me Strength" is the same as the one included on the soundtrack to Grace Of My Heart.
On the advance promo (MEAD 171) the track "Painted From Memory" is placed after "The Sweetest Punch" instead of before it.
Reached #32 in the UK charts, and #78 in the US.


V21

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Acoustic Cafe
various artists

Toledo (EC/Bacharach)

[1998-09-__; 2xCD; Acoustic Cafe Playlist 192 (US radio promo)]

The EC/BB track is on disc 1 as the first song in segment (track) 2.


V22

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I Still Have That Other Girl promo single
Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach

I Still Have That Other Girl (EC/Bacharach) (2:49)

[1998-09-28; CD5; Mercury 566 528-2 (UK, German promo)]
[1998-__-__; CD5; Mercury MECP450 (US promo)]


V23

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This House Is Empty Now promo single
Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach

This House Is Empty Now (EC/Bacharach)

[1998-09-28; CD5; Mercury Elvispro1 (Australian promo)]


V24

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The Ray Davies Songbook
various artists

Days (Ray Davies) - EC

[1998-10-02; CD; Conn 54790 (UK)]


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Blast From The Past: The Other Side Of The '80s
various artists

Good Year For The Roses (Jerry Chesnut) - EC

[1998-10-12; 2xCD; Warner Special Products 9548369342]


V25

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The Best Country Ballads In The World... Ever!
various artists

Good Year For The Roses (Jerry Chesnut) - EC

[1998-10-23; 2xCD; EMI]


V26

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The Rugrats Movie: Music From The Motion Picture
various artists

I Throw My Toys Around (EC/O'Riordan) - No Doubt featuring EC

[1998-11-03; CD; Uni/Interscope 90181]
[1998-__-__; CD; Interscope INT3P-6482 (promo)]

Elvis only sings backing vocals.


V27

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The Look Of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection
various artists

God Give Me Strength (EC/Bacharach) - EC & Burt Bacharach

[1998-11-03; 3xCD; Rhino 75339]


V28

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CMJ The Year In Music 1979
various artists

Accidents Will Happen - EC+A

[1998-11-03; CD; Uni/Mercury Chronicles 565578]


V29

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Selections From The Look Of Love: The Burt Bacharach Collection
various artists

God Give Me Strength (EC/Bacharach) - EC & Burt Bacharach

[1998-__-__; CD; ALMO Sounds PRO-CD-4876 (US promo)]


V30

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This House Is Empty Now
Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach

This House Is Empty Now (EC/Bacharach) (5:10)
I Still Have That Other Girl (EC/Bacharach) (2:46)

[1998-11-04; CD5; Mercury 566 580-2 (Sweden/Holland, card sleeve)]

On the cover the time for "This House Is Empty Now" is incorrectly listed as 4:58.


V31

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This House Is Empty Now
Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach

This House Is Empty Now (EC/Bacharach) (5:10)
I Still Have That Other Girl (EC/Bacharach) (2:46)
The Sweetest Punch (EC/Bacharach) (4:09)

[1998-11-04; CD5; Mercury 566 581-2 (Sweden/Holland)]
[1999-01-18; CD5; Mercury 566 581-2 (Australia)]

On the cover the time for "This House Is Empty Now" is incorrectly listed as 4:58.


V32

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Burt Bacharach: One Amazing Night
various artists

God Give Me Strength (live) (EC/Bacharach) - EC & Burt Bacharach

[1998-11-21; CD; Victor/Encosed Music VICP60537 (Japan, with lyrics)]
[1998-11-24; CD; Edel Records 0043822ERE]

A video of this concert was also released (981208).
The Japanese edition has been given a Japanese title that translates to "Burt Bacharach Presents One Amazing Night".


V33

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The Essential Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett

They Can't Take That Away From Me (live; MTV, LA) (George & Ira Gershwin) - Tony Bennett + EC

[1998-12-01; CD]


V34

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Because It's A Lonely World: The Interview with Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach
Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach

(40:10)
[1998-12-__; CD; Mercury MECD 181 (US promo, cardboard foldout sleeve)]

This CD contains 52 different interview segments (tracks) ranging between 17 secs. and 1 min. 30 secs.
It's rumoured that only 500 were pressed.


V35

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Best Punk Anthems...Ever
various artists

(I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea - EC+A

[1998-__-__; 2xCD; Virgin]