Category Archives: Elvis Costello

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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High Fidelity – Costello in the 80s

High Fidelity – Costello in the 80s High Fidelity I Hope You’re Happy Now Lover’s Walk Man Out of Time New Amsterdam Brilliant Mistake This Town A Good Year for the Roses Blue Chair Human Hands From a Whisper to … Continue reading

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