Elvis Costello to Release Soundtrack Album to His Upcoming Memoir

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As if Elvis Costello writing a memoir wasn’t exciting enough, the ‘70s new wave punk rocker will release an accompanying soundtrack album to his memoir. Unfaithful Music & Soundtrack Album will have 38 songs, including his greatest hits, personal favorites and two unreleased tracks—”April 5th” and “I Can’t Turn It Off.”

The autobiography, written entirely by Costello, will chart his four decade career in the music industry, and will offer the musician’s “unique view of his unlikely and sometimes comical rise to international success, with diversions through the previously undocumented emotional foundations of some of his best-known songs and the hits of tomorrow” according to the official description of the book.

For the soundtrack album, Costello has chosen tracks that offer the deepest emotional connection to the themes presented in the book and represent his creative journey as an artist.

The collection also features three exclusive “audio book sketches” that do not appear in the published memoir and a 28-page booklet providing the complete lyrics and many unseen photographs, several of them from the MacManus family album.

The Unfaithful Music & Soundtrack Album will be available Oct. 9, and his memoir “Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink” will be available Oct. 13. Both can be preordered on Amazon. In the meantime, check out the released tracklist for the soundtrack album below:

Unfaithful Music & Soundtrack Album tracklist:


1. Accidents Will Happen (Live) – Elvis Costello And Steve Nieve
2. Poison Moon – Elvis Costello 
3. Watching The Detectives – Elvis Costello 
4. Oliver’s Army – Elvis Costello And The Attractions
5. Riot Act – Elvis Costello And The Attractions
6. New Lace Sleeves – Elvis Costello And The Attractions
7. Man Out Of Time – Elvis Costello And The Attractions
8. I Want You – Elvis Costello And The Attractions
9. When I Was Cruel No.2 – Elvis Costello 
10. Stranger In The House – George Jones With Elvis Costello 
11. Beyond Belief – Elvis Costello And The Attractions
12. Home Truth – Elvis Costello And The Attractions
13. Indoor Fireworks – The Costello Show Featuring His Confederates
14. Shipbuilding – Elvis Costello And The Attractions
15. Cinco Minutos Con Vos – Elvis Costello And The Roots
16. Bedlam – Elvis Costello And The Imposters
17. Deep Dark Truthful Mirror – Elvis Costello 
18. Ascension Day – Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint
19. Red Cotton – Elvis Costello And The Sugarcanes


1. Veronica [Demo] – Elvis Costello 
2. In The Darkest Place – Elvis Costello With Burt Bacharach 
3. I Want To Vanish – Elvis Costello And The Attractions
4. My Dark Life – Elvis Costello With Brian Eno
5. The Other Side Of Summer – Elvis Costello 
6. London’s Brilliant Parade – Elvis Costello 
7. Ghost Train – Elvis Costello 
8. Suit Of Lights – The Costello Show Featuring His Confederates
9. Jimmie Standing In The Rain – Elvis Costello And The Sugarcanes
10. The Birds Will Still Be Singing – Elvis Costello And The Brodsky Quartet
11. Wise Up Ghost – Elvis Costello And The Roots
12. Almost Blue – Elvis Costello And The Attractions
13. All The Rage – Elvis Costello 
14. Couldn’t Call It Unexpected No. 4 – Elvis Costello 
15. Alison – Elvis Costello 
16. My Three Sons – Elvis Costello And The Imposters
17. I’m In The Mood Again – Elvis Costello 
18. April 5th – Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello And Kris Kristofferson (Previously Unreleased)
19. I Can’t Turn It Off – D.P. Costello (Previously Unreleased)
20. Sketches From Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink – Elvis Costello 

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