Burnt Sugar Is So Bitter

Album: Look Now (2018)
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Songfacts®:

  • Elvis Costello forged a friendship with Carole King after the pair went out for sushi together in Manhattan. They co-wrote this funky soulful song together one Dublin afternoon in the 1990s. Twenty-five years later he pulled the tune back out of the drawer for his Look Now album. "I knew it was a good song and I didn't want to throw it away" Costello told Mojo."It's just never fitted on any record."

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