Elvis Costello’s New Disc Has Emmylou, Loretta and Cash
Elvis Costello is preparing to release a new album which will hearken back to the acoustic American roots music he last explored with his 1986 disc, 'King of America.'
Billboard reports that Costello's 'Secret, Profane & Sugarcane' will be released June 2 on Starbucks' Hear Music label. The album was produced by T Bone Burnett, who helmed 'King of America' and most recently produced the multi-Grammy-winning 'Raising Sand' for Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.
Recorded during a three-day session at Nashville's Sound Emporium Studio, the album includes Emmylou Harris contributing vocals to one track, and also features 'I Felt the Chill,' a tune Costello co-wrote with country legend Loretta Lynn. The album also resurrects 'Hidden Shame, ' a song written by Costello and recorded by Johnny Cash on his 1989 album, 'Boom Chicka Boom.'
Costello is scheduled to embark on tour dates in June and August with The Sugarcanes, a band comprised of the bluegrass and traditional country musicians who played on the disc.