The Scarlet Tide

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"The Scarlet Tide" is a song written by T-Bone Burnett and Elvis Costello and performed by Alison Krauss from the 2003 film Cold Mountain

According to Costello, Burnett "always said 'Scarlet Tide' was an anti-fear song." [1]

The song was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song and the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media.

In 2004, a new version of the song performed by Elvis Costello and Emmylou Harris appeared as the closing track on the Costello album The Delivery Man .

Joan Baez included the song on her 2008 album Day After Tomorrow .

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References

  1. Jim Bessman (20 August 2005). "'Tide' Revisited". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media. p. 49.