On May 14, 1991.

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On May 14, 1991, “Warner Bros” label released “Mighty Like a Rose”, the thirteenth Elvis Costello studio album. It was recorded 1990 – 1991, and was produced by Elvis Costello, Mitchell Froom and Kevin Killen.

Personnel:

  • Elvis Costello (Declan MacManus) – acoustic guitar, bass guitar, electric guitar, maracas, keyboards
  • Mitchell Froom– organ, celeste, harmonium
  • Larry Knechtel– organ, piano, Hammond organ, clavinet
  • Marc Ribot– guitar, cornet, rhythm guitar, horn
  • Jerry Scheff– electric bass, electric guitar
  • Jim Keltner– drums, percussion
  • Lionel Batiste– drums
  • Nicholas Bucknail –clarinet
  • James Burton– acoustic guitar
  • Gregory Davis– trumpet
  • Andre Findon –flute
  • Steve George– backing vocals
  • Charles Joseph– trombone
  • Kirk Joseph– tuba
  • Roger Lewis– baritone saxophone
  • Ross MacManus– trumpet
  • Jenell Marshall– drums, percussion
  • Richard Morgan –oboe
  • Steve Nieve– keyboards
  • Richard Page– backing vocals
  • Simon Rayner –french horn
  • Steven Soles– backing vocals
  • Benmont Tench– piano
  • Pete Thomas– drums, percussion, castanets, tambourine, bells
  • Efrem Towns– trumpet
  • Rob Wasserman– electric bass
  • Tom “T-Bone” Wolk– bass

Track listing:

All tracks by Elvis Costello, except where noted.

  1. The Other Side of Summer
  2. Hurry Down Doomsday (The Bugs Are Taking Over) – Declan MacManus
  3. How to Be Dumb
  4. All Grown Up
  5. Invasion Hit Parade
  6. Harpies Bizarre
  7. After the Fall
  8. Georgie and Her Rival
  9. So Like Candy – Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus
  10. Interlude: Couldn’t Call It Unexpected No. 2
  11. Playboy to A Man – Paul McCartney, Declan MacManus
  12. Sweet Pear
  13. Broken- Cait O’Riordan
  14. Couldn’t Call It Unexpected No. 4

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