For the Stars

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For the Stars
Anne Sofie von Otter & Elvis Costello - For the Stars.jpg
Studio album by Elvis Costello and Anne Sofie von Otter
ReleasedApril 10, 2001
RecordedSeptember 23, 2000 – January 21, 2001
GenreVocal
LabelDeutsche Grammophon
ProducerElvis Costello
Elvis Costello chronology
The Sweetest Punch
(1999)
For the Stars
(2001)
The Very Best of Elvis Costello
(2001)

For the Stars is a 2001 album by classically trained Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, produced by Elvis Costello.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "No Wonder" (3:37) (Elvis Costello)
  2. "Baby Plays Around" (3:13) (Cait O'Riordan, Declan MacManus)
  3. "Go Leave" (2:50) (Kate McGarrigle)
  4. "Rope" (3:57) (Elvis Costello, Fleshquartet)
  5. "Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)" (3:12) (Brian Wilson, Tony Asher)
  6. "Broken Bicycles/Junk" (4:06) (Tom Waits/Paul McCartney)
  7. "The Other Woman" (3:36) (Jessie Mae Robinson)
  8. "Like an Angel Passing Through My Room" (5:03) (Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus)
  9. "Green Song" (4:38) (Elvis Costello, Svante Henryson)
  10. "April After All" (2:52) (Ron Sexsmith)
  11. "You Still Believe in Me" (3:09) (Brian Wilson, Tony Asher)
  12. "I Want to Vanish" (2:41) (Elvis Costello)
  13. "For No One" (2:00) (John Lennon, Paul McCartney)
  14. "Shamed Into Love" (3:47) (Declan MacManus, Rubén Blades)
  15. "Just a Curio" (4:18) (Elvis Costello, Fleshquartet)
  16. "This House Is Empty Now" (4:39) (Burt Bacharach, Elvis Costello)
  17. "Take It With Me" (3:17) (Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits)
  18. "For the Stars" (2:46) (Elvis Costello)

Personnel[edit]

  • Elvis Costello - vocals, baritone guitar, Lowrey organ, bass
  • Anne Sofie von Otter - vocals
  • Bengt Forsberg - piano, Hammond B-3 organ
  • Billy Bremner
  • Michael Blair - vibraphone, bass drum, percussion
  • Bebe Risenfors - clarinet, tenor saxophone, accordion
  • Svante Henryson - celtar, cello, upright bass
  • Mats Schubert - piano, harmonium, Moog bass
  • Steve Nieve - piano, celeste, organ[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "For the Stars (Anne Sofie von Otter Meets Elvis Costello) - Anne Sofie von Otter | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-05-09.
  2. ^ "For The Stars - Anne Sofie Von Otter Meets Elvis Costello". Elviscostello.com. Retrieved 2014-05-09.