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by stricttime81
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Thoughts on the New York Shows...
Replies: 6
Views: 727

Re: Thoughts on the New York Shows...

Anyone here who went to all four? Any thought on which was the best? I only went to two, but I'd be surprised if 3/9 didn't emerge as the highest-rated.... I went to all 4. I would say 3/7 and 3/9 were virtually a tie, with the slight edge to 3/7 only because it was fresh and the more energetic sta...
by stricttime81
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 11 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 2432

Re: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 11 2018

Welcome To The Working Week was a shouted audience request. Yes, not by me, and it would be a shame if that took the place of Party Girl! :? I'm pretty sure this was semi-setup. Like, the requester probably put his request in before the show or something. The guy was a few seats over from me. He sh...
by stricttime81
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 11 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 2432

Re: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 11 2018

docinwestchester wrote:Welcome To The Working Week was a shouted audience request.


Yes, not by me, and it would be a shame if that took the place of Party Girl! :?
by stricttime81
Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 11 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 2432

Re: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 11 2018

Very happy I got to finally hear You Belong to Me, another not uncommon song that I had managed to miss for 40+ concerts!
by stricttime81
Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 9 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 2141

Re: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 9 2018

Great show, far surpassing the previous night, IMO.

And having sat Orchestra Right last night, I can say I officially have a crush on Briana Lee!
by stricttime81
Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 8 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 2118

Re: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 8 2018

Generally agree with Doc's take, although I thought the overall performance in Brooklyn was much better. A little disappointed that the set list was largely the same as the night before. However, Poor Fractured Atlas was worth the price of admission alone. It is possible my perception was affected b...
by stricttime81
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Brooklyn, March 7 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1797

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Brooklyn, March 7 2018

Elvis Costello + Brooklyn = brilliant Really great show, with EC in fine voice and spirits. Good crowd too, which he seemed to appreciate. 4 new ones for me: (1) This is Hell, (2) Motel Matches (finally after 30+ shows!!), (3) Talking in the Dark, and (4) You Shouldn't Look at Me That Way. Only nega...
by stricttime81
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Brooklyn, March 7 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 1797

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Brooklyn, March 7 2018

I plan to be there. Hoping there is no cancellation, although it might be dicey getting home after the show.
by stricttime81
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 9 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 2141

Re: Elvis and The Imposters , Port Chester , March 9 2018

I'm going! Scored a front row seat.

Edit: My front row seat is for Sunday night.
by stricttime81
Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: It's official..."brilliant new album", incl. new interview , April 2018
Replies: 53
Views: 4970

Re: It's official..."brilliant new album"

Great News! And I'm glad T-Bone is involved.
by stricttime81
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Imposters March 7, 8, & 9 New York!!! NOW NOW NOW
Replies: 41
Views: 3816

Re: Imposters March 7, 8, & 9 New York!!! NOW NOW NOW

Got tickets for all 4 shows lol. I'm sick.

Hopefully the owner of the Capitol Theater doesn't sexually harass anyone between now and March 11th!!
by stricttime81
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Imposters March 7, 8, & 9 New York!!! NOW NOW NOW
Replies: 41
Views: 3816

Re: Imposters March 7, 8, & 9 New York!!! NOW NOW NOW

Cancelled my Vegas trip! See you in NEW YORK!!! :P
by stricttime81
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis playing Vegas, Feb/March 2018 - cancelled
Replies: 57
Views: 7973

Re: Elvis playing Vegas, Feb/March 2018

Shatteredmannequin wrote:Damn.
Had tickets, hotel and airfare already booked.


Me too. Fuck my life. The Wynn comped me one ticket and I was going to buy two more shows on StubHub. At least I didn't pay for any tickets.

I am beyond disappointed, was looking forward to it so much. Why Elvis, WHY??????
by stricttime81
Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis playing Vegas, Feb/March 2018 - cancelled
Replies: 57
Views: 7973

Re: Elvis playing Vegas, Feb/March 2018 -'only shows of 2018' !?!

bronxapostle wrote:
stricttime81 wrote:Anyone else here going? I am going to 3 of these shows, 3/7, 3/9 and 3/10. Let me know if you want to meet up and I'll buy you a drink!


WISH I COULD MIKE...PLEASE ENJOY FOR US ALL THAT CAN NOT BE THERE. WISH YOU WERE GOING TO ALL SIX! find me any ticket stubs you can please.


You got it!!
by stricttime81
Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis playing Vegas, Feb/March 2018 - cancelled
Replies: 57
Views: 7973

Re: Elvis playing Vegas, Feb/March 2018 -'only shows of 2018' !?!

Anyone else here going? I am going to 3 of these shows, 3/7, 3/9 and 3/10. Let me know if you want to meet up and I'll buy you a drink!
by stricttime81
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Painted From Memory' on Broadway
Replies: 82
Views: 27549

Re: 'Painted From Memory' on Broadway

http://variety.com/2017/music/news/elvis-costello-film-interview-1202637190/ On the backburner... (...) “Burt and I have about 20 songs we wrote for two musicals that have not been produced,” he says, including an expanded dramatic adaptation of the “Painted from Memory” album that’s gone on the ba...
by stricttime81
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis song taught at 'O'-level?
Replies: 19
Views: 2875

Re: Elvis song taught at 'O'-level?

Luxembourg was surprisingly and delightfully played at the April 1st show at Gramercy Theater in NYC a few years ago.
by stricttime81
Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: On Oct. 18, 2017 the Little Kids Rock organization is honoring Elvis Costello for their annual event
Replies: 77
Views: 13426

Re: On Oct. 18, 2017 the Little Kids Rock organization is honoring Elvis Costello for their annual event

Can someone who was there please give us a review. It's one of your forum duties! A brief but fun concert preceded by the usual boring LKR fundraising activities - kids playing rock music covers, speeches, a dinner break (for those at the tables, for the rest of us FF members in the cheap seats a c...
by stricttime81
Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: On Oct. 18, 2017 the Little Kids Rock organization is honoring Elvis Costello for their annual event
Replies: 77
Views: 13426

Re: On Oct. 18, 2017 the Little Kids Rock organization is honoring Elvis Costello for their annual event

It was for a good cause, but that was painful. Although Forbidden Nights probably made it worthwhile.

Also, don't forget "Somewhere" (There's a Place For Us) at the end of the Alison medley!

Good to to see my friends from the board!
by stricttime81
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis playing Vegas, Feb/March 2018 - cancelled
Replies: 57
Views: 7973

Re: Elvis playing Vegas, Feb/March 2018 -'only shows of 2018' !?!

I am so there! I love Vegas and the Wynn/Encore in particular, and now with EC to boot! See ya in Vegas Elvis.
by stricttime81
Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .
Replies: 1421
Views: 391328

Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

https://twitter.com/Vardibidian/status/884888507638063104 'Well, here's a curiously long post ranking all the Elvis Costello albums' http://www.kith.org/journals/vardibidian/2017/07/11/15553.html I stopped reading after he rated Painted From Memory last and said he listened to it once and never aga...
by stricttime81
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 678
Views: 144453

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

docinwestchester wrote:
verbal gymnastics wrote:https://youtu.be/9nr6fz6UK5M

Alison is about 3 minutes in.


That is quite cool!

I was at the MetLife show last month and it was wonderful. Tremendous experience, both musically and visually.


I was at MetLife also. Great show, exceeded my expectations.

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