The Boy Named If

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The Boy Named If
The Boy Named If album cover.jpg
studio album by
Elvis Costello & The Imposters
ReleasedJanuary 14, 2022
RecordedSeparate home locations for each of Elvis and The Imposters.
ProducerSebastian Krys & Elvis Costello
LabelCapitol / EMI

The Boy Named If, a studio album by Elvis Costello & The Imposters, was released January 14, 2022.

Lead single "Magnificent Hurt" was released October 27, 2021.  It and "Farewell, OK" appeared on a promo-only vinyl single earlier that month.


TitleWriter(s) Length
1. Farewell, OK  Elvis Costello 2:54
2. The Boy Named If  Elvis Costello 4:24
3. Penelope Halfpenny  Elvis Costello 2:57
4. The Difference  Elvis Costello 3:45
5. What If I Can't Give You Anything But Love?  Elvis Costello 4:03
6. Paint The Red Rose Blue  Elvis Costello 4:46
7. Mistook Me For A Friend  Elvis Costello 4:13
8. My Most Beautiful Mistake  Elvis Costello 4:47
9. Magnificent Hurt  Elvis Costello 3:13
10. The Man You Love To Hate  Elvis Costello 4:53
11. The Death Of Magic Thinking  Elvis Costello 3:31
12. Trick Out The Truth  Elvis Costello 4:53
13. Mr. Crescent  Elvis Costello 3:39
Bonus track
TitleWriter(s) Length
14. Truth Drug (Japan)Nick Lowe 1:35



  • The album was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Rock Album. The award went to Patient Number 9 by Ozzy Osbourne.

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