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by sweetest punch
Tue Dec 01, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 223
Views: 43451

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

19. SUNDAY’S BEST - from “Armed Forces” 20. ENGLAND’S GLORY - by Max Wall "This song was a catalogue of small-minded English prejudices and seething sanctimonious preferences. It took its cue from what, in my ever so ‘umble opinion, is the greatest record ever released on Stiff Records. It is t...
by sweetest punch
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:25 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 223
Views: 43451

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

https://www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2020/11/elvis-costellos-armed-forces/617238/ Why a 41-Year-Old Record About Fascism Matters Now Elvis Costello’s 1979 album, Armed Forces, has been reissued at a moment when it feels more frighteningly vital and relevant than ever. By 1979, Elvis Costello ...
by sweetest punch
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: New album Hey Clockface released October 30, 2020
Replies: 230
Views: 78605

Re: New album Hey Clockface released October 30, 2020

Elvis announced today in Steve Nieve’s Immobile Tour that there will be a big surprise on December 3: one of the songs from Hey Clockface will re-emerge transformed that day. Could this be the remix of Hetty O’Hara Confidential that Elvis announced here: http://www.elviscostellofans.com/phpBB3/viewt...
by sweetest punch
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: My Darling Clementine working with Steve Nieve on an album of EC covers , 2020
Replies: 145
Views: 246408

Re: My Darling Clementine working with Steve Nieve on an album of EC covers , 2020

https://louderthanwar.com/my-darling-clementine-country-darkness-album-review/ My Darling Clementine: Country Darkness – album review Country Darkness sees the duo offer their own take on a selection of songs from Elvis Costello’s plethoric repertoire . Louder Than War’s Craig Chaligne reviews. Firs...
by sweetest punch
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 223
Views: 43451

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

17. BUSY BODIES - from “Armed Forces” 18. THE THEME FROM “CROSSROADS” - by Tony Hatch "Cute observers of the time probably thought they were pretty sharp when they noticed that the guitar riff on this song owed something to Roy Orbison’s “Oh, Pretty Woman” but I do not recall anyone recognising...
by sweetest punch
Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis in streaming debate
Replies: 4
Views: 541

Re: Elvis in streaming debate

https://www.musicweek.com/digital/read/elvis-costello-talks-songwriting-in-the-streaming-era/082024 Elvis Costello talks songwriting in the streaming era Yesterday’s DCMS Committee investigation into music streaming saw a host of artists, including Tom Gray, Guy Garvey and Nadine Shah, discussing th...
by sweetest punch
Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis in streaming debate
Replies: 4
Views: 541

Elvis in streaming debate

https://inews.co.uk/culture/music/musicians-spotify-streaming-debate-money-spinner-rent-explained-773704 Musicians take sides in Spotify streaming debate — for some it’s a money-spinner, while others can’t pay rent Streaming works for Bon Jovi and Elvis Costello — but artists want Spotify’s spoils t...
by sweetest punch
Fri Nov 27, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Ricky Ross meets Elvis Costello, BBC Radio Scotland, January 1, 2021
Replies: 0
Views: 273

Ricky Ross meets Elvis Costello, BBC Radio Scotland, January 1, 2021

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000qng2 Ricky Ross Meets Elvis Costello Elvis Costello shares the stories behind his songs and over 40 years of music-making. From his 1977 debut record My Aim Is True to his 31st studio album Hey Clockface. Release date: 01 January 2021 55 minutes BBC RADIO SCOTLAN...
by sweetest punch
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 223
Views: 43451

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

15. GOON SQUAD - from “Europe ’79: Live At Pink Pop” 16. IT’S BETTER TO HAVE (AND DON’T NEED)” - by Don Covay "Believe it or not this record by the great Don Covay was the record that the Attractions and I were attempting to imitate when we cut this song about a young man gone wrong." &quo...
by sweetest punch
Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Steve Nieve - The Immobile Tour BackStage
Replies: 191
Views: 309514

Re: Steve Nieve - The Immobile Tour BackStage

https://www.facebook.com/stevenieveofficial/photos/a.127600921172175/748243135774614/?type=3 https://scontent-bru2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/cp0/e15/q65/127216239_748243139107947_7954905899877616746_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&ccb=2&_nc_sid=110474&efg=eyJpIjoidCJ9&_nc_ohc=MeOEEC38L_oAX-Yyu9_&...
by sweetest punch
Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis takes part in virtual benefit concert ‘Meditate America’, December 3, 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 253

Re: Elvis takes part in virtual benefit concert ‘Meditate America’, December 3, 2020

https://www.google.be/amp/s/pitchfork.com/news/david-lynch-announces-benefit-concert-with-elvis-costello-angelique-kidjo-more/amp/ David Lynch Announces Benefit Concert With Elvis Costello, Angélique Kidjo, More The virtual “Meditate America” event will also feature Graham Nash, Katy Perry, Jim Jame...
by sweetest punch
Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 223
Views: 43451

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

https://spectrumculture.com/2020/11/24/elvis-costello-the-complete-armed-forces-review/ Elvis Costello: The Complete Armed Forces Released smack in the middle of a five-album gold run that could rival any hot streak in pop history, Elvis Costello’s third LP, Armed Forces, refined the pop hooks and l...
by sweetest punch
Wed Nov 25, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 223
Views: 43451

Re: Armed Forces Redux - 6 record set

Has anyone found that that download version of AF has Big Boys demo instead of Busy Body demo ? Is the vinyl set correct on this ? Big boys - a demo version recorded in early 1978 was on the TYM bonus disc and an alternate version from the Aug/Sept 1978 sessions was on the Armed Forces bonus disc. ...
by sweetest punch
Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 223
Views: 43451

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

13. PARTY GIRL - from “Armed Forces” 14. I WANT YOU (SHE’S SO HEAVY) by The Beatles "I always tried to keep my quotations of The Beatles songs under control and leave that to Mancunians in the future. However, it’s pretty hard to deny that the guitar figure on “Party Girl” was an idea that occu...
by sweetest punch
Mon Nov 23, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis sings I WISH IT WOULD RAIN
Replies: 13
Views: 2729

Re: Elvis sings I WISH IT WOULD RAIN

It’s the exclusive b-side of the 7 inch vinyl of ‘No Flag’ and it’s only available through Elvis ‘s website. Both version are sold out at the moment: https://looknow.elviscostello.com/products/676857-no-flag-tri-color-7-vinyl-2xlp-vinyl-optional https://looknow.elviscostello.com/products/676413-no-f...
by sweetest punch
Sat Nov 21, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 223
Views: 43451

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

11. GREENSHIRT - from “Armed Forces” 12. AUTOBAHN - from “Autobahn” by Kraftwerk "Steve Nieve had added a Polymoog and Mini Moog to his armory and alchemy by the time we entered Eden Studios to make “Armed Forces”. Neither came with an instruction manual, so we took cues for electronic music fr...
by sweetest punch
Sat Nov 21, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis takes part in virtual benefit concert ‘Meditate America’, December 3, 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 253

Elvis takes part in virtual benefit concert ‘Meditate America’, December 3, 2020

http://abcnewsradioonline.com/music-news/2020/11/20/graham-nash-sting-elvis-costello-taking-part-in-virtual-bene.html Graham Nash, Sting, Elvis Costello taking part in virtual benefit concert, Meditate America Graham Nash, Sting and Elvis Costello will be performing during a live virtual benefit con...
by sweetest punch
Fri Nov 20, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 223
Views: 43451

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

9. BIG BOYS - from “Armed Forces” 10. SHE’S THE ONE from “Born To Run” by Bruce Springsteen I’m sure the idea of starting “Big Boys” with a single note drone came from too many hours listening to the second side of Bowie’s “Low” or Iggy Pop’s “Mass Production” but as a member of the audience at Bruc...
by sweetest punch
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 223
Views: 43451

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

https://www.elviscostello.com/#!/news/299455 “(WHAT’S SO FUNNY ‘BOUT) PEACE, LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING” (LYRIC VIDEO): https://youtu.be/LlOxTn3ziNs Elvis Costello & The Attractions - “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding” (Lyric Video) from ‘Armed Forces’ - An Eamon Singer & Ar...
by sweetest punch
Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis recieves AMA-UK 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award
Replies: 1
Views: 219

Elvis recieves AMA-UK 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award

https://www.google.be/amp/s/www.uncut.co.uk/news/elvis-costello-and-steve-earle-to-play-uk-americana-awards-2021-128628/%3famp Elvis Costello and Steve Earle to play UK Americana Awards 2021 The virtual ceremony takes place on January 28 The 2021 UK Americana Awards will take the form of a virtual c...

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