20th Century Blues (Marianne Faithfull album)

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20th Century Blues
Marianne Faithfull - 20th Century Blues.jpg
Live album by
Released1997
Recorded1996
VenueNew Morning in Paris, France
StudioExtra recording at Essex Studios, London, England
GenreDark cabaret
Length54:04
LabelRCA Victor
ProducerMarianne Faithfull
Marianne Faithfull chronology
A Secret Life
(1995)
20th Century Blues
(1997)
The Seven Deadly Sins
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 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.TitleWriter(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 

Personnel[edit]

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

Songs[edit]

References[edit]