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by johnfoyle
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Imposters , Phoenix on Nov. 27th 'has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 27, 2019'
Replies: 11
Views: 1023

Re: Elvis/Imposters , Phoenix on Nov. 27th 'has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 27, 2019'

As Sheep mentioned , I posted this on a EC fan page on Facebook - Social media posts by various Imposters, backing singers etc. who recently worked with Elvis shows them indicating availability for work. Add in Elvis's posts last October about his family situation in Liverpool and it seems that a nu...
by johnfoyle
Fri Feb 15, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .
Replies: 1465
Views: 491558

Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

a friend of mine told me the other day the lead singer of Costello sound-alikes The Jags is now living as a woman. https://www.facebook.com/SocietyofImaginaryFriends/posts/more-pics-by-george-venus-of-an-amazing-halloween-soif-soiree-thank-you-to-all-t/587374934722636/ https://scontent.fdub5-1.fna....
by johnfoyle
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Erich Sellheim's German versions of Elvis's albums - Almost Blue & Blood And Chocolate , January 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 10202

Re: Erich Sellheim's German versions of Elvis's albums - Almost Blue & Blood And Chocolate , January 2019

Erich has sent me texts of the German lyrics for MAIT & TYM. PM me a email address if you would like get them as attachments.
by johnfoyle
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Spike: 30 years ago
Replies: 14
Views: 681

Re: Spike: 30 years ago

Mark Perry commented on Facebook - I think this was the first Costello album where I had to try to hide a nagging sense of disappointment. It seems such a "cold" record, almost like he's gone for an off-kilter Tom Waits feel in places but ended up with something sterile and unlovely (the ...
by johnfoyle
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Spike: 30 years ago
Replies: 14
Views: 681

Re: Spike: 30 years ago

http://www.lawyersgunsmoneyblog.com/2019/02/now-im-dead-now-im-dead-now-im-dead-now-im-dead-elvis-costellos-spike-turns-30?fbclid=IwAR33XRTQ0V9WTXxG8Mz-cY3LxsS65LGSBE0m2sk810Jwv9PuBnF1yZymkRs NOW I’M DEAD, NOW I’M DEAD, NOW I’M DEAD, NOW I’M DEAD! ELVIS COSTELLO’S SPIKE TURNS 30 BY ELIZABETH NELSON ...
by johnfoyle
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Spike: 30 years ago
Replies: 14
Views: 681

Re: Spike: 30 years ago

Which means its ten years since I posted this elsewhere on the this forum- Spike is 20 years old , having been released on Feb.6 1989 . To mark that I tried, in early Jan'09, to get some reactions from the many musicians who guested on it. Most them have a web presence and I asked for,merely, a brie...
by johnfoyle
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February
Replies: 36
Views: 1830

Re: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February

Bruce replied to a invitation I sent last evening-

'That's very kind of you. I'm busy this weekend, but please give my very best wishes to one and all -- Paulina P and Steve Breakey, if they are there, and all others. Have a great day,. Stay cool. Stay warm.'
by johnfoyle
Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The 'Secret' interview with Elvis, 30 years on, March 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 7548

Re: The 'Secret' interview with Elvis, 30 years on, March 2011

The latest from Mr Nicholls , via email - Memoir: My Life with Rock’n' Roll People is finished, into the editing, design and print stage. Hopefully out in April when I'll start going on the road selling it at book fairs, festivals and seaside resorts throughout the summer. It should also be availabl...
by johnfoyle
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis plays New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, April/May 2019 ?
Replies: 8
Views: 686

Re: Elvis plays JF

Elvis is welcome to play a show at my house, as long as he arrives early enough to iron a bundle of shirts and weed the garden.
by johnfoyle
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .
Replies: 1465
Views: 491558

Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

https://scontent.fdub5-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50551762_10156157586282957_5206825789659545600_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_ht=scontent.fdub5-1.fna&oh=0b013e0c89c4cef28626e9ae13304226&oe=5CCAC7F3 'She' on red vinyl Released on Feb. 15th . https://thesoundofvinyl.com/*/*/Notting-Hill-OST-Red-Vi...
by johnfoyle
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: LOOK NOW on 8 7" 45's box set coming 2/22
Replies: 35
Views: 2168

Re: LOOK NOW on 8 7" 45's box set coming 2/22

Hmmm...prices , including postage to Europe, ranging from €95 to €130....no, thanks.
by johnfoyle
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: North (2003) - perfect for Winter
Replies: 45
Views: 15791

Re: NEW ALBUM DETAILS

https://audioperfecta.com/2019/01/03/elvis-costellos-north-perfect-for-winter/ MUSIC REVIEWS Elvis Costello’s North – Perfect for Winter. By Aaron J Edwards January 3, 2019 What album is perfect for Winter? Elvis Costello's North We’re entering the time of year that, to me, is the most miserable. Fi...
by johnfoyle
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis appearance on TV show "Musicians" from 2002 - does anyone have a recording?
Replies: 13
Views: 2207

Re: Bravo to repeat "Musicians"

The youtube clips earlier in this thread are defunct. Would anyone be able to post them again?
by johnfoyle
Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Erich Sellheim's German versions of Elvis's albums - Almost Blue & Blood And Chocolate , January 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 10202

Re: Erich Sellheim's German versions of Elvis's albums - Almost Blue & Blood And Chocolate , January 2019

Downloads , as of December 31 2018 1. My Aim Is True 164 2. Get Happy!! Disc 2 157 3. Imperial Bedroom Disc 1 104 4. Trust 101 5. Get Happy Disc 1 98 6. This Year's Model 97 7. Punch The Clock 90 8. Armed Forces 90 9. Imperial Bedroom Disc 2 67 10. Goodbye Cruel World 52 11. King Of America Disc 1 1...
by johnfoyle
Mon Dec 31, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis to play Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Show October 25, 2017
Replies: 19
Views: 5343

Re: Elvis to play Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Show October 25, 2017

https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/la-et-st-1231-tvhighlights-20181231-story.html Monday's TV highlights: 'Live From Lincoln Center' on PBS Live From Lincoln Center The New York Philharmonic celebrates New Year's Eve with waltzes and polkas by Johann Strauss II and works by Stephen Sondheim, K...
by johnfoyle
Mon Dec 31, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Erich Sellheim's German versions of Elvis's albums - Almost Blue & Blood And Chocolate , January 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 10202

Re: Erich Sellheim's German versions of Elvis's albums - Almost Blue & Blood And Chocolate , January 2019

Files for all the earlier albums - My Aim Is True http://www.mediafire.com/download/p8pz1owgu145s24/My_Aim_Is_True.rar This Years Model http://www.mediafire.com/download/1m71rn4sdky940d/This_Years_Model.rar Armed Forces http://www.mediafire.com/download/f9brspg5qari70a/Armed_Forces.rar Get Happy dis...
by johnfoyle
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Erich Sellheim's German versions of Elvis's albums - Almost Blue & Blood And Chocolate , January 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 10202

Re: Erich Sellheim's German versions of Elvis's albums - KOA & TJL added February 2018

Hurrah- the latest part of Erich Sellheim 's ongoing project to record German versions of Elvis's albums has arrived. Almost Blue and Blood And Chocolate . Files for downloading will appear in due course. https://scontent.fdub5-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/49175070_10156124888552957_3253042486649552896_...
by johnfoyle
Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 453
Views: 54596

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

Stephen Averill , who designed sleeves for Elvis when Elvis was based here in Dublin, made an interesting point about the sleeve of Look Now. Chatting with me before a recent gig by his band Trouble Pilgrims, he said he likes the lettering and the painting but thinks they don't look good together. ...
by johnfoyle
Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .
Replies: 1465
Views: 491558

Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

David Cavanagh RIP .

A writer who regularly covered Elvis , along with definitive books on Creation Records and John Peel.

http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/index.php/Special:WhatLinksHere/David_Cavanagh
by johnfoyle
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .
Replies: 1465
Views: 491558

Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

Peter on Facebook takes the words out of my mouth - The new feelm “ Bumblebee, ” set in 1987, features a plucky heroine who sports a vintage PTC shirt throughout a major scene. It generally appropriates 80s music a la “Guardians of the Galaxy” and the 70s. All good holiday blockbuster fun... https:/...

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