Elvis Costello Completes Roots-Oriented Album, Sugarcane

Elvis Costello will release a new, roots-oriented album titled Sugarcane on June 2 on Hear Music. Emmylou Harris offers harmony on one track, and Loretta Lynn co-wrote one of the songs, “I Felt the Chill,” with Costello. His band for the album, the Sugarcanes, includes Mike Compton (mandolin), Dennis Crouch (bass), Jerry Douglas (Dobro), Stuart Duncan (fiddle) and Jeff Taylor (accordion). Costello has also planned a limited tour with the Sugarcanes, with select dates in June and August. The album was produced by T Bone Burnett and recorded in three days in Nashville.