20th Century Blues (Marianne Faithfull album)

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20th Century Blues
Marianne Faithfull - 20th Century Blues.jpg
Live album by Marianne Faithfull
Released 1997
Recorded 1996
Venue New Morning in Paris, France
Studio Extra recording at Essex Studios, London, England
Genre Dark cabaret
Length 54:04
Label RCA Victor
Producer Marianne Faithfull
Marianne Faithfull chronology
A Secret Life
20th Century Blues
The Seven Deadly Sins
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

20th Century Blues is a live 1996 album by British singer-actress Marianne Faithfull, in collaboration with pianist Paul Trueblood.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Alabama Song" Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht  
2. "Want to Buy Some Illusions" Friedrich Holländer  
3. "Pirate Jenny" Weill, Brecht, English translation by Frank McGuiness  
4. "Salomon Song" Weill, Brecht, English translation by McGuiness  
5. "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" Harry Warren, Al Dubin  
6. "Complainte de la Seine" Kurt Weill, Maurice Magre  
7. "The Ballad of the Soldier's Wife" Weill, Brecht  
8. "Intro"    
9. "Mon Ami (My Friend)" Kurt Weill, Paul Green  
10. "Falling in Love Again" Friedrich Holländer, Sammy Lerner  
11. "Mack the Knife" Weill, Brecht, English translation by McGuiness  
12. "20th Century Blues" Noël Coward  
13. "Don't Forget Me" Harry Nilsson  
14. "Surabaya Johnny" Brecht, Weill, English translation by Michael Feingold  
15. "Outro: Street Singer's Farewell" Weill, Brecht, English translation by McGuiness  


  • Marianne Faithfull - vocals
  • Paul Trueblood - piano
  • Chuchow - acoustic bass
  • Fred Defaye, Myriam Eddaïra - engineer
  • Martin Böhm - mixing
  • Nick Knight - photography