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Download links and information about Acoustic by Everything But The Girl. This album was released in 1988 and it belongs to Rock, Pop, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 41:14 minutes.

Artist: Everything But The Girl
Release date: 1988
Genre: Rock, Pop, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 11
Duration: 41:14
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No. Title Length
1. Love Is Strange 3:20
2. Tougher Than the Rest 4:14
3. Time After Time 4:29
4. Alison 3:04
5. Downtown Train 3:06
6. Driving 2:25
7. One Place 4:50
8. Apron Strings (Live) 2:54
9. Me and Bobby D 4:23
10. Come On Home (Acoustic) 4:12
11. Fascination (Live) 4:17



The title of Everything but the Girl’s 1992 album is slightly misleading, because while the album is indeed mostly acoustic, this style had been the foundation of all of the duo’s albums since their start in 1984. On previous works they'd dabbled in modern pop production tactics of the '80s, only to deepen seemingly disposable styles with a disarming wisdom and sincerity. This time, though, they momentarily dropped all ornamentation, leaving only wisdom and sincerity; the full effect comes through on covers of Elvis Costello’s “Alison,” Bruce Springsteen’s “Tougher Than the Rest,” and Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time.” In the tradition of great torch singers, Tracey Thorn uncovered previously unheard channels of emotion in overplayed pop songs. The fact that the spare accompaniment of Acoustic comes from her husband and collaborator Ben Watt only deepens the effect of the performances. While their covers often outstrip the originals, EBTG’s originals are equally powerful, especially “Driving,” “Come On Home,” and “Apron Strings.”