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by wordnat
Mon Apr 06, 2015 2:27 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Vancouver set list
Replies: 5
Views: 1489

Re: Vancouver set list

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by wordnat
Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Isn't "Shadow and Jimmy"...
Replies: 1
Views: 624

Isn't "Shadow and Jimmy"...

...a total rip of Squeeze's "Labelled with Love"? Sounds like it to me -- never noticed this before! :shock:
by wordnat
Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Spike... The height of Elvis' ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2245

Re: Spike... The height of Elvis' ?

SPIKE is a soufflé.
by wordnat
Wed Nov 23, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis sings Dylan's Licence To Kill for benefit disc,Jan '12
Replies: 24
Views: 3597

Re: Elvis sings Dylan's Licence To Kill for benefit disc,Jan

Can't wait to hear Miley Cyrus knock "You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" outta the park! :roll:
by wordnat
Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Your LEAST favorite Elvis song and why
Replies: 83
Views: 8182

Re: Your LEAST favorite Elvis song and why

Playboy to a Man is soooo bad..... :oops:
by wordnat
Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: NATIONAL RANSOM 1, 2, 3, 4??? or 5?
Replies: 31
Views: 2903

Re: NATIONAL RANSOM 1, 2, 3, 4??? or 5?

God, I love this. He's saved this song -- which on NR is, I think, one of EC's weakest ever. Sweet!
by wordnat
Sat Sep 17, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Your favorite MLAR (including bonus disc) track and why ?
Replies: 26
Views: 2547

Re: Your favorite MLAR (including bonus disc) track and why

Couldn't Call It Unexpected No.4
All Grown Up
by wordnat
Fri Sep 09, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis writes about U2 for GQ magazine
Replies: 19
Views: 3112

Re: Elvis writes about U2 for GQ magazine

This is straight from the "Goes Without Saying" department, but EC's just a monster talent. So many quotable lines in this little piece! Amazing writer....
by wordnat
Wed Sep 07, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The 'Secret' interview with Elvis, 30 years on, March 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 3731

Re: The 'Secret' interview with Elvis, 30 years on

Great read! Young EC in "drunk tough guy" mode is always amusing.

* I saw Adam & the Ants in L.A. in '81 -- seemed ike a good idea at the time.... :?
by wordnat
Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: SP&S Vs. NR: Which Do You Prefer ?
Replies: 42
Views: 3526

Re: SP&S Vs. NR: Which Do You Prefer ?

NR certainly tries harder, but it's a bit schizo. SP&S by a hair....

(C'mon -- they're both pretty great!) :lol:
by wordnat
Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC writes about Paul McCartney in Mojo
Replies: 14
Views: 4095

Re: EC writes about Paul McCartney in Mojo

A Paul/EC long player will never happen due to Paul's baffling insecurity. He's still sore that John's universally considered the fab's resident "genius" -- why risk doing a fullblown project with another smartypants wordslinging "genius" this late in the game? Isn't that patheti...
by wordnat
Fri Sep 02, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC writes about Paul McCartney in Mojo
Replies: 14
Views: 4095

Re: EC writes about Paul McCartney in Mojo

I had forgotten about "The Lovers That Never Were" -- MONSTER song! :P
by wordnat
Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Sings The Beatles
Replies: 32
Views: 3297

Re: Elvis Sings The Beatles

I'd love to hear him do "Wild Honey Pie". I'll stop now. :P
by wordnat
Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:52 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Beatlefan interview
Replies: 20
Views: 2043

Re: Beatlefan interview

Elvis' open letter to Macca recently seemed to be practically begging for Paul to make an album with him.

Huh? I'm obviously out of the loop. What's the story here?
by wordnat
Wed Aug 31, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: "Suffering Face"
Replies: 39
Views: 6164

Re: "Suffering Face"

I've always loved "King of Confidence" -- not sure why EC gave up on it.... :(
by wordnat
Fri Aug 26, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Best and worst SOUNDING albums?
Replies: 37
Views: 3491

Re: Best and worst SOUNDING albums?

NORTH sounds wonderful -- pity about the songs.... :twisted:
by wordnat
Sun Aug 07, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Sparkling Day' by Elvis
Replies: 182
Views: 26724

Re: 'Sparkling Day' by Elvis on soundtrack for 'One Day' Aug

re lyrics: It's definitely "calling out" instead of "coming out" methinks.... :)
by wordnat
Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:04 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Sparkling Day' by Elvis
Replies: 182
Views: 26724

Re: 'Sparkling Day' by Elvis on soundtrack for 'One Day' Aug

Sounds mildly MLAR-esque -- overblown / oversung. :?
by wordnat
Fri May 27, 2011 11:45 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: New version of Veronica
Replies: 13
Views: 1635

Re: New version of Veronica

This KILLS the original, which I've always felt was too cute by half. Loving this!
by wordnat
Wed May 11, 2011 12:01 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Straining to outlive the past re:WIWC
Replies: 54
Views: 6812

Re: Straining to outlive the past re:WIWC

This thread made me pull out WIWC and listen to it from start to finish for the first time in several years. Some observations: 1. "15 Petals" is unlistenable. 2. The "Dust 2..." "...Dust" nonsense is annoying. 3. "Episode of Blonde" is brilliant. 4. Great cov...
by wordnat
Mon May 02, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Straining to outlive the past re:WIWC
Replies: 54
Views: 6812

Re: Straining to outlive the past re:WIWC

WIWC's trendy production makes it already sound as dated as GCW.
by wordnat
Tue Apr 19, 2011 11:39 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: State Theatre, Sydney, Tue 19 April 2011
Replies: 38
Views: 3723

Re: State Theatre, Sydney, Tue 19 April 2011

Re the setlist: surprisingly light on NR tunes. I thought the boys would have a go at more of 'em....
by wordnat
Tue Apr 12, 2011 11:32 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Song meanings ? Tart and Distorted Angel
Replies: 9
Views: 2877

Re: Song meanings ? Tart and Distorted Angel

You're too tough on "Tart", Deportee -- but that's a nice piece of writing.
by wordnat
Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:48 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Opening for John Mellencamp - April 9 - SF
Replies: 9
Views: 1351

Re: Elvis Opening for John Mellencamp - April 9 - SF

EC opening for Johnny Cougar, eh? Well, I guess a precedent of sorts was set when Jimi Hendrix opened for the Monkees way back when.... 8)

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