Song of the Day #3,764: ‘Burnt Sugar is So Bitter’ – Elvis Costello

Track three of Elvis Costello’s Look Now is another song told from a woman’s perspective. More notable is that it was co-written by one of the great songwriters, man or woman — Carole King.

Costello and King wrote this track 20 years ago and he has played it live over the years, but this is the first time the cut made its way onto an album.

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