Category Archives: Elvis Costello

Bowie – Deep Cuts Pt.3

Continuing the Bowie Deep Cuts series, Part 3 reveals alternative mixes, unearthed demos, live versions, and album tracks, finding the artist stretching out, yielding some interesting results. David Bowie – Deep Cuts Pt.3 mp3 TRACKS 1. Right On Mother – Recorded … Continue reading

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High Fidelity – The Best of Elvis Costello in the ’80s

This 20 track collection covers the albums, artistic phases, evolutions, and bouts of fancy from Elvis Costello in the 1980s – arguably the bespectacled one’s most artistically rewarding decade. Emerging from Britain’s new wave scene in the late-70s era, Elvis … Continue reading

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More Album Cover Outtakes

The retro-yet-modern album cover for Elvis Costello and the Attractions’ Get Happy!! LP was designed based on a photo of Elvis lying on a street grill. The packaging for Elvis Costello’s Get Happy!! (1980) sleeve was designed by brilliant graphic artist … Continue reading

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Didn’t Know It Was A Cover | Elvis Costello’s Shipbuilding

This relentlessly affecting composition was co-written by Elvis Costello and producer Clive Langer intended for English musician Robert Wyatt in 1982.  Langer, not happy with the lyrics that he had written himself, presented the tune to Costello, and within days … Continue reading

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Top 10 Remarkable Songs Off 10 Unremarkable Albums

Here at The Press we are counting down the top 10 remarkable songs off 10 relatively forgettable albums by any given artist, with the intention to uncover some hidden gems along the way we may have otherwise sidestepped. So enjoy … Continue reading

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Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello performs (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding from his Vancouver home, by way of a contribution to a benefit campaign for the U.K.’s National Health Service, before entering into a long Q&A session using fan questions … Continue reading

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