King Of America

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King Of America
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studio album by
Elvis Costello
ReleasedFebruary 21, 1986
ProducerJ. Henry (T-Bone) Burnett & Declan Patrick Aloysius MacManus with Larry Kalman Hirsch
Length58:04


Tracks

Side 1
TitleWriter(s) Length
1. Brilliant Mistake  Declan MacManus 3:45
2. Lovable  Declan MacManus & Cait O'Riordan 2:51
3. Our Little Angel  Declan MacManus 4:04
4. Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood  B. Benjamin, S. Marcus & G. Caldwell 3:18
5. Glitter Gulch  Declan MacManus 3:14
6. Indoor Fireworks  Elvis Costello 4:06
7. Little Palaces  Declan MacManus 3:48
8. I'll Wear It Proudly  Declan MacManus 4:19
Side 2
TitleWriter(s) Length
1. American Without Tears  Declan MacManus 4:31
2. Eisenhower Blues  J.B. Lenoir 3:43
3. Poisoned Rose  Declan MacManus 4:05
4. The Big Light  Declan MacManus 2:32
5. Jack Of All Parades  Declan MacManus 5:17
6. Suit Of Lights  Declan MacManus 4:02
7. Sleep Of The Just  Declan MacManus 3:51


Credits

Brilliant Mistake:

Elvis Costello (Little Hands Of Concrete) - acoustic guitar, vocals
Mickey Curry - brushes & drums
Jerry Scheff - string bass
T-Bone Wolk - electric guitar, piano accordeon
Mitchell Froom - Hammond organ/harpsichord

Lovable:

Elvis Costello - acoustic/electric guitar, vocals
Jerry Scheff - electric bass
Jim Keltner - sticks & drums
Mitchell Froom - organ
David Hidalgo - harmony vocals

Our Little Angel & Glitter Gulch:

Elvis Costello - acoustic guitar, vocals
James Burton - electric guitar, dobro
Jerry Scheff - string bass
Ron Tutt - brushes & drums

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood:

Elvis Costello - vocals
Michael Blair - marimba
Jerry Scheff - string bass
Jim Keltner - brushes & drums
Mitchell Froom - Hammond organ
T Bone Burnett - electric guitar

Indoor Fireworks:

Elvis Costello - acoustic guitar, vocals
James Burton - acoustic guitar
Jerry Scheff - string bass
Mitchell Froom - Hammond organ

Little Palaces:

Elvis Costello - acoustic guitar, mandolins, vocals
Jerry Scheff - string bass

I'll Wear It Proudly:

Elvis Costello - acoustic guitar, vocals
Jerry Scheff - electric bass
Jim Keltner - brushes & drums
Mitchell Froom - Hammond organ

American Without Tears:

Elvis Costello - acoustic guitar, vocals
Jo-El Sonnier - French accordion
James Burton - acoustic guitar
Jerry Scheff - string bass
Ron Tutt - brushes & drums

Eisenhower Blues:

Elvis Costello - vocals
Ray Brown - string bass
Earl Palmer - brushes & drums
Tom Canning - piano
Mitchell Froom - Hammond organ
T Bone Burnett - electric guitar

Poisoned Rose:

Elvis Costello - vocals
Ray Brown - string bass
Earl Palmer - brushes & drums
Tom Canning - piano
Mitchell Froom - Hammond organ

The Big Light:

James Burton - electric guitar
Jerry Scheff - string bass
Ron Tutt - brushes & drums

Jack Of All Parades:

Elvis Costello - acoustic guitar, vocals
T-Bone Wolk - electric bass
Mickey Curry - sticks & drums
Mitchell Froom - Hammond organ
Steve Nieve - piano

Suit Of Lights:

Elvis Costello - acoustic guitar, vocals
Bruce Thomas - electric bass
Pete Thomas - sticks & drums
Steve Nieve - piano, Hammond organ

Sleep Of The Just:

Elvis Costello - acoustic guitar, vocals
Mitchell Froom - doctored piano
Jerry Scheff - electric bass
Jim Keltner - brushes & drums

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