This album is the product of a collaboration between Ute Lemper and The Divine Comedy, and includes songs by Nick Cave, Elvis Costello, The Divine Comedy, Philip Glass, Tom Waits, Scott Walker and Kurt Weill. Most of the songs feature The Divine Comedy as the backing band, and Neil Hannon and Joby Talbot also contributed two original songs and an arrangement of Brecht and Weill’s “Tango Ballad”, whilst Neil Hannon sang two songs (“Tango Ballad”, “Split”) as duets with Ute Lemper.
Japanese edition includes the bonus track ‘Lullaby’
Bonus French language CD related to this project featuring:
Maison Close (French Version of Tango Ballad) – Featuring Arthur H
L’Affaire Continue (French Version of The Case Continues)
Petite Chandon d’eau (French Version of Little Water Song)
Original Release Date: April 25, 2000
℗© 2000 Decca Music Group Limited