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by Standstobeinsulted
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis's most 'Marmite' project
Replies: 34
Views: 3561

Re: Elvis's most 'Marmite' project

The fact that TJL has acquired a life of its own in terms of Independent productions speaks volumes
by Standstobeinsulted
Wed May 22, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 717
Views: 255414

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

Howard Stern appeared Colbert yesterday. The band played Radio Radio for his entrance which led to Stern and Colbert dancing together
by Standstobeinsulted
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Favourite lyrical alliteration (formerly assonance!)
Replies: 14
Views: 4183

Re: Favourite lyrical alliteration (formerly assonance!)

Just non stop Disco Tex and the Sex o lettes
by Standstobeinsulted
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Favourite lyrical alliteration (formerly assonance!)
Replies: 14
Views: 4183

Re: Favourite lyrical alliteration (formerly assonance!)

I got the password, I got persuasion, a proposition for invasion of your privacy
by Standstobeinsulted
Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Favourite lyrical alliteration (formerly assonance!)
Replies: 14
Views: 4183

Re: Favourite lyrical assonance

Er...I think you mean alliteration. Assonance is as memorably described by Rita in Educating Rita as 'getting the ryhme wrong'. Incidentally EC is a big fan of Assonance : bending words to make them ryhme : it's all we're skilled in, we will be Shipbuilding
by Standstobeinsulted
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Hey you out there...
Replies: 5
Views: 2649

Re: Hey you out there...

Every time I hear the opening of WWHHM I am reminded of What Have I Done to Deserve This. If so surely yet another Dusty homage on Look Now

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