National Ransom

Elvis Costello

About National Ransom

National Ransom is the 2010 studio album by Elvis Costello. It was recorded in Nashville and Los Angeles with American songwriter and producer T Bone Burnett, and was released on 25 October 2010 (2 November in the US) on the Hear Music label. The album was received positively, earning a score of 79/100 on the review aggregate website Metacritic. Featured musicians include Costello's recent backing bands The Imposters and The Sugarcanes, while the album also includes guest appearances by Vince Gill, Marc Ribot, Buddy Miller and Leon Russell. The cover art is by Maakies creator Tony Millionaire. 


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