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Burt Bacharach (and Elvis Costello, Part 2)

 

“No one has to push me to be complex.”

 

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If there has been a musical menage à trois more sublime and more successful than that of composer Burt Bacharach, lyricist Hal David, and singer Dionne Warwick, I can’t think of it.

Elvis Costello (and Burt Bacharach, Part 1)

“I think there’s as much self revelation in “What Is This Thing Called Love” by Cole Porter as there is in any song by Kurt Cobain.”

 

imgresElvis Costello is nobody’s idea of Dionne Warwick. But in 1998 he pulled off playing both the Warwick and Hal David roles when he teamed up with Burt Bacharach.