Only 10 Tracks On 'Viva Elvis'?

Here's the 'Viva Elvis - The Album' Tracklisting. According to Sony(UK) the following are the song titles for the 'Viva Elvis' album:

1. Opening
2. Blue Suede Shoes
3. Heartbreak Hotel
4. Love Me Tender
5. King Creole
6. Bossa Nova Baby
7. Memories
8. Can't Help Falling in Love
9. You'll Never Walk Alone
10. Suspicious Minds.

As we already knew, there were over 40 tracks recorded for the session including 'Burning Love' which is absent from this list. Sony states they are going to let fans hear the album tracks very soon.

Source: Elvis Information Network / Updated: Sep 18, 2010 

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Dan (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 1, 2010report abuse
You'll never walk alone and memories are instrumental tracks??!! Funny, with all the great songs recorded for the show, they decided to include these in the soundtrack...??!!
Mofoca22 (profilecontact) wrote on Oct 1, 2010report abuse
they really should make it an even 20 tracks. i like return to sender. i havent heard its now or never but i would love to hear that. i really wish i knw how you'll never walk alone was gonna sound
Dan (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 30, 2010report abuse
Now that we know the actual tracklist as of Sept 29th (The songs That's All Right, Burning Love are also included), the only songs they really missed by not including in the album are "It's Now or Never" (The entire tone is changed with amazing results) and "Return to Sender". Anyhow you can go to Amazon and listen to the samples of each track now..it's gonna be really big! Blue Suede Shoes is a knockout!!!
Mofoca22 (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 29, 2010report abuse
theres 12 tracks not 10
Brian Quinn (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 28, 2010report abuse
The album has 12 tracks in the UK and some countries (Belgium, France, Spain) have 13 (including a duet on 'Love Me Tender' by local artists)..
Jesse Garon Presley (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 26, 2010report abuse
well Graeme J it's going to be released it's officially out now the news that not 10 tracks will feature on this cd but 13!! tracks including..yes Burning Love and a duet with Elvis so Graeme J Burning Love is going be released on this cd
Graeme J (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 22, 2010report abuse
We went to see Viva Elvis in Las Vegas in August and the show was fantastic, but the best song I thought was Burning Love and that isn't even on the Album. When they played the song it had a heavy rock tune to it and a lot of fantastic drumming, it gave be goosebumps. I hope it's eventually released.
lray (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 22, 2010report abuse
I am guessing that there will be another set with 10 more tracks in a year or so. They have plenty more to do a vol. 2. Bossa Nova Baby, I think, is a classic. In the show it was fantastic.
Ken in Tasmania (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 21, 2010report abuse
Great Video Promo for the cd on amazon uk.....Also I think the CD cover stands out better than the white cd..
dgirl (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 21, 2010report abuse
al shook up - yes I was around in the 60's and 50's. Actually from the beginning. While Bossa Nova Baby can never be considered a classic , it was a heck of a lot better than most of his 60's soundtrack songs. In fact, probably better than all of them in the 60's except for RT Sender & Viva. Like you and many others, I was waiting for a return to form but sadly it never happened until 1968.
al shookup (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 20, 2010report abuse
Well dgirl..I don't know if you were around at that time in the sixties but I was and being an Elvis fan at the time felt along with many others obviously, that this was not what we wanted at all...consequently no more serious chart entries for a long time!
dgirl (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 20, 2010report abuse
Correction. Bossa Nova Baby was NOT the start of the decline in record sales. One Broken Heart For Sale was. It was the first Elvis single to fail to crack the top 10. BNB actually came out later that year and made the top 10, the last single to do so for a few years.
Herman (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 20, 2010report abuse
Only 10 ?!? Why not a 2cd-set............or better............an complete audio-dvd witout a break !
al shookup (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 20, 2010report abuse
Memories is a beautiful song and should be there but why 'Bossa Nova' ..this song was the start of his decline in record sales in the UK in the sixties as people didn't want his mediocre film songs any more!
GEORGE (GK) (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 19, 2010report abuse
I hope we get more than 10 Tracks on this "highly anticipated" CD. It would be such a "let down" if it was only a 10 Track CD !! I hope "Burning Love" along with the others mentioned are on the CD. RCA-Sony please don't let us down !
snowplow floater (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 19, 2010report abuse
I'm not gone on them messing with the mans music like this. Suspicious Minds is just so perfect the way it is, even with the fade out which was also messing with the music, but it worked. JxL worked because it just caught me by surprise. I suppose the important thing is, the newer generation may get interested. I was in the cinema today with my son and they played the Elvis lottery ad. You could hear a pin drop and the place was full of teenagers. Pocketful of Rainbows, how good it sounded, just pure Elvis. I think it was Scotty Moore who said that messing with Elvis' music is like painting a moustache on the Mona Lisa.
whetherman (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 19, 2010report abuse
Actually there's only 9 songs listed here, unless Elvis recorded a song called "Opening", though I've never heard of it before.
Tony C (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 19, 2010report abuse
Before people get angry any start hating others, we should ask ourselves if this track listing has been confirmed. We had a similar issue recently with people thinking that songs were missing from the complete masters box set because an error was made in compiling the list. I have done a bit of digging and cannot find a track listing. Sony are still saying that it is to follow and none of the on-line retailers show one. Maybe this list is right, or maybe it's wrong. It is too soon to know yet.
ranskal (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 19, 2010report abuse
Are the versions the same from the show, just recorded in a studio? If so, King Creole is sung by a female singer. I don't remember You'll Never Walk Alone in the show. 10 songs is just not enough. I will buy it of course. :)
Sirbalkan (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 19, 2010report abuse
ARE THEY CRAZY??? Why not It's Now or Never on this album? I hate SONY.
Jay (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 19, 2010report abuse
Although I thought there would be more tracks I'm still so excited about this album. Help me push the Suspicious Minds single and Viva Album to get to number 1! Join my facebook group: Search for: Get the new SUSPICIOUS MINDS (single) & VIVA ELVIS (album) to NUMBER 1!!!!
Brian Quinn (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 19, 2010report abuse
It's not quantity which counts BUT quality. The first single release from the album 'Suspicious Minds' released on 25th October is outstanding.
Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 19, 2010report abuse
10 tracks was the typical Elvis LP back in the 70's Guess they wanted to keep up the tradition!
I am Buffalo-Horn! (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 19, 2010report abuse
Yes, good question; why only 10 tracks! What is this, a Camden Budget LP!?
Jim says hello (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 18, 2010report abuse
I'm shattered 'it's now or never' isn't on there... the version I heard was so different and fresh and Elvis sounded as though he had rerecorded it. Haven't heard Bossa Nova Baby but can imagine... hopefully there'll be a volume 2!
Dan (profilecontact) wrote on Sep 18, 2010report abuse
Oh, No! Burning Love is so awesome. I hope they don't leave it out!!! However, Bossa Nova Baby is great, the drums are superb. Easily the best track on the album...

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