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by jardine
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 138
Views: 19652

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

For me, it may be that 'the times' make it hard for me to take any more "aggressive provocation." And, I think, those comics are not aggressively provocative. They are very limp and make the aggressive provocations of Armed Forces seem, well, limper. I dare say that I wish he or his design...
by jardine
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 138
Views: 19652

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

I find his own artwork garish and exaggerated and distorted and nightmarish enough to make the "point" about objectification without being objectifying. In fact, it is why I like his own visual work so much -- actually makes me feel queasy [word of the day!] about the male gaze in don't lo...
by jardine
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 138
Views: 19652

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

First it is e.c. driving them over a cliff. And so, sexist parodies, parodies of masculinities,..ha ha, i get it. Armed! Forced!!! Trying!!! Hard!!!! Big Boys!!!!!! Breasts!!!!! Weapons!!!!! Cooooool. Insert Puke Emojii here. I perhaps-wrongly thought that armed forces was a parody, a punch AGAINST ...
by jardine
Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 138
Views: 19652

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

Tweet from Todd Alcott: https://mobile.twitter.com/toddalcott/status/1311991677976940545?s=21&fbclid=IwAR3JhRooJbcf4GdH6mA-hOu9INabSo_FwkUoLXyFwA5PDd70u3GlFBiEh8o A glimpse inside the Armed Forces box set, out November 6. I cannot begin to convey how excited I am about this project . https://pb...
by jardine
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)
Replies: 138
Views: 19652

Re: The Complete Armed Forces (Super Deluxe Edition)

i am really tempted to cancel my clockface cd order, having already cancelled the vinyl order. this bustle of cd/lp/video not available crap is not my idea of a good time. figure it out, phone me when you're done. don't text. i don't have a cell phone. this used to be enjoyable when I could go to a ...
by jardine
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: New album Hey Clockface released October 30, 2020
Replies: 132
Views: 48694

Re: New album Hey Clockface will be released October 30, 2020

that is a really good review, atmospheric, elegant.

if i may add: Aminah Hughes
by jardine
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 50 Songs For 50 Days - Elvis Costello's October Surprise
Replies: 156
Views: 25424

Re: 50 Songs For 50 Days - Elvis Costello's October Surprise

No. 31 - Hora Decubitus “Life is a beautiful thing” From “My Flame Burns Blue” Jardine, this one's for you! Sulky, happy to give the falsetto a whirl, though it'll probably clear the pub. Veni, vidi, inspiravi , "as long as I hold that string, I'd be a silly so and so, if I should ever let it ...
by jardine
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: A Face In The Crowd: new musical for 2021
Replies: 115
Views: 133085

Re: A Face In The Crowd: new musical for 2020

I think that this is one of his best vocals ever, and a melody to match. And the background vocals near the end -- the melodies they are singing, and the sound...beautiful.
by jardine
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Music Show with Andrew Ford, ABC Radio (Australia), October 17, 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 277

Re: The Music Show with Andrew Ford, ABC Radio (Australia), October 17, 2020

whirlwind. oh yes. in great voice, great melody, lovely high notes, harmonies, beautiful background orchestration. first impression, this might be one of his best...wowowowowowowowow!
by jardine
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Help! I can't recall where i bought the new 45 online
Replies: 8
Views: 493

Re: Help! I can't recall where i bought the new 45 online

my solution was to just cancel everything. i can download the songs from youtube or elsewhere later. hell with it
by jardine
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: New single “Newspaper Pane”, October 16, 2020
Replies: 12
Views: 1595

Re: New single “Newspaper Pane”?

what a pane! :mrgreen:

don't worry. I am ashamed
by jardine
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: New album Hey Clockface released October 30, 2020
Replies: 132
Views: 48694

Re: New album Hey Clockface will be released October 30, 2020

"Unfortunately, due to covid-19 related production delays all vinyl variants are running a couple weeks behind. The new expected ship date for vinyl orders is now November 13. We apologize for the inconvenience. You will still receive your digital download of "Hey Clockface" at midnig...
by jardine
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'working on next' from uncut
Replies: 1
Views: 737

'working on next' from uncut

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by jardine
Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 50 Songs For 50 Days - Elvis Costello's October Surprise
Replies: 156
Views: 25424

Re: 50 Songs For 50 Days - Elvis Costello's October Surprise

Good manners and bad breath get you nowhere. Even presidents have newspaper lovers.

Okay, yes, i concede!
by jardine
Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 50 Songs For 50 Days - Elvis Costello's October Surprise
Replies: 156
Views: 25424

Re: 50 Songs For 50 Days - Elvis Costello's October Surprise

Hawksmoor wrote:OK, we're now 30 tracks in with 20 to go. Anyone want to put their money down? I'm going to try...

We Are All Cowards Now
New Lace Sleeves
Pills and Soap
National Ransom
Peace in Our Time



sleeves might be too upbeat :|
by jardine
Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC on Elevation with John Kelly, SiriusXM, Oct. 11, 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 1492

Re: EC on Elevation with John Kelly, SiriusXM, Oct. 11, 2020

thanks. i'm sitting here wondering if a matchbox hold my dreams...carl perkins dreams. I really like this...


....nails better, for me, what phonographic memory tried. and reminds me of dylan's latest, a sort of dreamlike referential swirl. very happy
by jardine
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC on Elevation with John Kelly, SiriusXM, Oct. 11, 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 1492

Re: EC on Elevation with John Kelly, SiriusXM, Oct. 11, 2020

any hints at where the song is in this program? i can't take much jimmy wakely...
by jardine
Sat Oct 10, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: "Shut Him Down" - single by Michael Leonhart Orchestra, Elvis Costello & JSWISS
Replies: 35
Views: 7068

Re: "Shut Him Down" - single by Michael Leonhart Orchestra, Elvis Costello & JSWISS

now THERE'S an album he could cover!! :|

and, to make it a real october surprise, dance videos!!!
by jardine
Tue Oct 06, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: just throwin' this idea out
Replies: 16
Views: 2168

Re: just throwin' this idea out

EXCELLENT thread title :P Now I would like to hear a CD of John Sebastian covers. She's Still a Mystery. Six O'Clock, Darlin' Be Home Soon, Lovin' You, You Didn't Have to be so Nice, Rain on the Roof, Didn't want to have to do it, Darlin' Companion, You're a Big Boy Now, Boredom, Close Your Eyes, Co...

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