Secret, Profane & Sugarcane

secret_profane_sgrcn.jpg

Like Ray Charles, rock legend Elvis Costello has spent his career absorbing a variety of musical styles into his palette—including country, for which he demonstrated a knack as far back as 1978’s “Stranger in the House.” But Elvis has tended to approach the genre on its own terms, a tack he certainly takes on Secret, Profane & Sugarcane. Recorded in Nashville with top-flight acoustic players including Dobro player Jerry Douglas and fiddler Stuart Duncan, Secret lays suitably bare a characteristically first-rate set of songs from one of country music’s most passionate champions in the rock world.

Comments

Recent Music Posts More

More News

“Roller Coaster” singer celebrates agricultural communities starting Oct. 1 in Knoxville, Tenn.
Big Machine artists kiss the bricks and sing some hits.
Dozens treated for illness, several arrested show at Xfinity Center.
Clip directed by Kristin Barlowe blends graffiti and animation.
New album will be released on Tuesday, Sept. 16.
Spars with label over posting unreleased content on YouTube.