On This Day, 5 February 2014, Alfie Boe Sang…

God Give Me Strength on the Alan Titchmarsh show:

This was part of the promotion for Alfie Boe the actor (Mr Selfridge was airing at the time) and Trust as well, which had been released the previous November and was still doing well at that point.

God Give Me Strength was the result of the collaboration between Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello and until Trust was released, I’d never heard it before.  Written for the 1996 film, Grace of My Heart, here they are:

Notable for the performance of Burt Bacharach, I’m sure you’ll agree!

Trust is available here:


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