Elvis Costello and The Imposters: The Boy Named If

On January 14, 2022, “EMI” label released “The Boy Named If”, album by Elvis Costello and The Imposters (the 32nd Elvis Costello album). It was recorded in 2021, and was produced by Sebastian Crys and Elvis Costello.


  • Elvis Costello – vocals, guitar, piano
  • Steve Nieve – keyboards, piano
  • Davey Faragher – bass, upright bass
  • Pete Thomas – drums, percussion
  • Nicole Atkins – vocals
  • Sebastian Krys – backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Dex Green – recording
  • Daniel Galindo – engineer
  • Ron Taylor – engineer
  • Brian Lucey – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks are written by Elvis Costello.

  1. Farewell, OK
  2. The Boy Named If
  3.  Penelope Halfpenny
  4. The Difference
  5. What If I Can’t Give You Anything but Love
  6. Paint the Red Rose Blue
  7. Mistook Me for a Friend
  8. My Most Beautiful Mistake
  9. Magnificent Hurt
  10. The Man You Love to Hate
  11. The Death of Magic Thinking
  12. Trick Out the Truth
  13. Mr. Crescent

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