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by docinwestchester
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 453
Views: 48433

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

sulky lad wrote:Thanks, BA
One day I'll be in NY for a Costello show - that's a promise not an aspiration !!


When that happens, we will celebrate with a preshow gathering.
by docinwestchester
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 453
Views: 48433

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

And No Coffee Table wrote:
Sugar Mouse wrote:Look at covers for Brandi Carlile's recent album or The Avett Brothers' "I and Love and You" album covers for how a cover can look great with just an image.

Scott?


Haha that's good. Scott Avett is an excellent artist though, isn't he?
by docinwestchester
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Modern Drummer: 10 Reasons to Love Pete Thomas
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: Modern Drummer: 10 Reasons to Love Pete Thomas

wardo68 wrote:Satisfaction + Superstition = New Lace Sleeves. Brilliant.


His analysis is really insightful. I like the description of Lipstick Vogue:

...before a spooky breakdown gives way to a twelve-bar Thomas solo that sounds like a punk drummer interpreting “Sing, Sing, Sing.”
by docinwestchester
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 453
Views: 48433

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/best-albums-2018-yahoo-entertainment-staff-picks-231155187.html Chris Willman, Variety Editor/Veteran Yahoo Freelancer 1. Elvis Costello & the Imposters — Look Now 2. Lucius — Nudes 3. Brandi Carlile — By the Way, I Forgive You 4. Father John Misty — God’s Fav...
by docinwestchester
Mon Dec 24, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on David Letterman supercut
Replies: 7
Views: 3654

Re: Elvis on David Letterman supercut

Re-uploaded once again. Happy Xmas!

https://youtu.be/viGvbh2ybok
by docinwestchester
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Queen Elizabeth Theatre , Dec. 4th 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2369

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Queen Elizabeth Theatre , Dec. 4th 2018

sulky lad wrote: VG and I have observed Elvis pull them out during songs where they seem to have irritated him or put him off . Did he use them on this Look Now tour ?


Not in Asbury Park.
by docinwestchester
Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now And Then...Tour '18 - Entrance Music
Replies: 0
Views: 768

Look Now And Then...Tour '18 - Entrance Music

Nice instrumental segment from a modern gospel song called "Victory" by Yolanda Adams:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3mINTjVyEw

EC was dancing as he made his stage entrance to this song.
by docinwestchester
Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters on CBS This Morning - Saturday on November 10, 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2359

Re: Elvis and The Imposters on This Morning - Saturday on November 10, 2018

Recorded in Asbury Park, before the concert: https://www.cbsnews.com/video/elvis-costello-sets-the-record-straight-on-his-cancer-scare/ interview with Anthony Mason https://www.cbsnews.com/video/saturday-sessions-elvis-costello-the-imposters-perform-burnt-sugar-is-so-bitter/ Burnt Sugar Is So Bitter...
by docinwestchester
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters on CBS This Morning - Saturday on November 10, 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 2359

Re: Elvis and The Imposters on This Morning - Saturday on November 10, 2018

I hope the "short-term throat infection" did not affect this taping.
by docinwestchester
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Paramount Theatre , Asbury Park , NJ , November 6th 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 3299

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Paramount Theatre , Asbury Park , NJ , November 6th 2018

That 2 minute instrumental ending of Photographs Can Lie is a thing of beauty. Kitten and Briana's vocal work is sublime.
by docinwestchester
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Paramount Theatre , Asbury Park , NJ , November 6th 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 3299

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Paramount Theatre , Asbury Park , NJ , November 6th 2018

I like the latest arrangement of Alison. The previous version with just EC, Briana and Kitten was a bit too screechy for me.
by docinwestchester
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Paramount Theatre , Asbury Park , NJ , November 6th 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 3299

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Paramount Theatre , Asbury Park , NJ , November 6th 2018

And yes, that was my Lisa being admonished by EC..."I'm speaking" & "there's the door" after she requested "I Want You". :D :roll: Elvis channeling his "angry young man" persona there. Wasn't your Lisa responsible for my favorite EC audience request of al...
by docinwestchester
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC/Imposters Hard Rock Atlantic City November 3, 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 4084

Re: EC/Imposters Hard Rock Atlantic City November 3, 2018

Thanks for the recaps. I'm excited to hear the Look Now songs.
by docinwestchester
Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Under Lime'
Replies: 40
Views: 4259

Re: 'Under Lime'

Poor Deportee wrote:Did you notice the drawing in the liner notes of 'Jimmie transfigured' - into EC? :lol:


The pictures in the CD booklet are really interesting. But way too small for my (getting) old eyes. Probably look better on the vinyl version?
by docinwestchester
Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 453
Views: 48433

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

https://www.rte.ie/entertainment/music-reviews/2018/1024/1006373-elvis-costello-the-imposters-look-now/ Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 Elvis Costello: complex pop songs By Paddy Kehoe RTE (Irish TV/radio) The Elvis Costello fan forum is busy and those fans are interested in every twist and turn. There has ...
by docinwestchester
Wed Oct 03, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis's funniest line or song
Replies: 19
Views: 1824

Re: Elvis's funniest line or song

I'm in a foxhole, I'm down in the trench
I'd be a hero but I can't stand the stench

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