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by sulky lad
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 453
Views: 47004

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

The Doc wrote
When that happens, we will celebrate with a preshow gathering.


:D :D :D
by sulky lad
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: A Face In The Crowd: new musical
Replies: 102
Views: 36383

Re: A Face In The Crowd: new musical

As an Evertonian, she doesn’t need acting lessons to show disappointment and emotional let downs :cry:
by sulky lad
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 453
Views: 47004

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

Thanks, BA
One day I'll be in NY for a Costello show - that's a promise not an aspiration !!
by sulky lad
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis plays JF
Replies: 7
Views: 284

Re: Elvis plays JF

I've just discovered the rider that The Imposters wrote for the performance at John's house : No talking about Brexit and the hard border No ironing No weeding No surprise visits from other male or female inhabitants of Dublin ! An organised "mystery trip" around Dublin, visiting old haunt...
by sulky lad
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis plays JF
Replies: 7
Views: 284

Re: Elvis plays JF

I'd have bought a ticket for a concert in John 's house and hoped for a recording but the audience chatter would be too noisy :roll: :wink:
by sulky lad
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: LOOK NOW on 8 7" 45's box set coming 2/22
Replies: 14
Views: 636

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

Fishfinger King wrote Sulky, I've got both Painted From Memory and the 45X2 Get Happy!! LPs from Mobile Fidelity and enjoy them very much. Have all the old 70s and 80s albums on original vinyl - but opinion seems to vary as to whether the Mobile Fidelity remasters are any better than original UK vin...
by sulky lad
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 453
Views: 47004

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

He should have used a picture of a surly Elvis from 78 and a current one with a question mark after the Now ?
But there again, I'm a scientist so what do I know about art -" I don't know much about art but I know what I like" ( a la John Cleese as the pope in Monty Python) :wink:
by sulky lad
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: LOOK NOW on 8 7" 45's box set coming 2/22
Replies: 14
Views: 636

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

My only copy of Look Now is the 12 track vinyl which I then recorded onto an audio only CD-R and it sounds great on both formats - I have always come back to vinyl as my primary source (except for a certain number of live recordings - gulp) and the reissues on mobile fidelity have been mind-boggling...
by sulky lad
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February
Replies: 10
Views: 651

Re: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February

Train ticket bought, return from Plymouth to Paddington £43 !!
Might be able to stand VG and Neil a drink !! :wink:
by sulky lad
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: LOOK NOW on 8 7" 45's box set coming 2/22
Replies: 14
Views: 636

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

John Foyle wrote Hmmm...prices , including postage to Europe, ranging from €95 to €130....no, thanks. I was put off buying the green vinyl double LP because of the stupid import and postage costs still we'll all be better off here in the U.K. after Brexit for imports :roll: Seems like the U.S. colle...
by sulky lad
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 5 Favorite Elvis Albums
Replies: 27
Views: 1306

Re: 5 Favorite Elvis Albums

Hawksmoor wrote . Get Happy!! By a country mile, and clearly the greatest long-player of popular music ever recorded. Most of Elvis' other LPs are still miles better than anybody else's, but there is clear blue water between this and the rest. An astonishing achievement that thrills me to this day, ...
by sulky lad
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 5 Favorite Elvis Albums
Replies: 27
Views: 1306

Re: 5 Favorite Elvis Albums

Get Happy!
Get Happy!
Get Happy!
Blood And Chocolate
Blood And Chocolate



Seriously though -
Get Happy!
Blood And Chocolate
Trust
Brutal Youth
Mighty Like A Rose/North/Painted From Memory
the latter really really close depending on mood/circumstances etc
by sulky lad
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 692
Views: 183888

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

I'd also point out that VG and Frankie Boyle have never been seen in the same room at the same time :wink:
by sulky lad
Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 692
Views: 183888

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

Sheeptotheslaughter wrote
I saw that Goon Squad, probably James has been hanging out with VG too much

:D :D :D
by sulky lad
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 453
Views: 47004

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

wardo68 wrote: I found it satisfactory at best, .... Am I the only one here who doesn't think Look Now is a masterpiece? I'm with Colin here too, don't get me wrong, I enjoy it quite a lot and have no issues with it compared to some others - for example I think it's quite a bit better than ATUB, bu...
by sulky lad
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February
Replies: 10
Views: 651

Re: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February

Barring any disasters with my elderly father and uncle, I will be there !
by sulky lad
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Painted From Memory' on Broadway
Replies: 90
Views: 37362

Re: 'Painted From Memory' on Broadway

I like it "Rope" - you've just put in a strong case fora screenwriter job !!
by sulky lad
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Queen Elizabeth Theatre , Dec. 4th 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2312

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

Jardine wrote lowish fidelity recordings !!! I’ll have you know this was Sounds professional microphones into 24 but digital recording my lad not a Boots the chemist cassette recorder stuffed up an anorak Like I did in the 70s :shock: :wink: I can’t quite work out why he sometimes sounds flat either...
by sulky lad
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 453
Views: 47004

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

Lovely to see Elvis looking cool and happy - stay that way a long time please !
by sulky lad
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Queen Elizabeth Theatre , Dec. 4th 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2312

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

John Foyle wrote
The performance in 2015 of I Let The Sun Go Down can heard via this -
http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/inde ... 25_Cardiff


I blush at the acknowledgement of who made this recording available to you all!!! :oops: :wink:
by sulky lad
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Essential bootlegs/ Getting started with boots/ General advice
Replies: 14
Views: 1752

Re: Essential bootlegs/ Getting started with boots/ General advice

Back in 2005 I followed Elvis and the Imposters around for a few gigs and became friendly with Welsh Dave, the sound man and used to get the occasional setlist off him and once approached him as he was taking a CD out of the mixing desk. He caught my eye and slowly shook his head, obviously knowing ...
by sulky lad
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Queen Elizabeth Theatre , Dec. 4th 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 2312

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

ANCT Wrote
or will it have to wait for the eventual UK dates?

You're just winding us up aren't you, unless you've got some insider information !! :shock:
by sulky lad
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Essential bootlegs/ Getting started with boots/ General advice
Replies: 14
Views: 1752

Re: Essential bootlegs/ Getting started with boots/ General advice

MOOT has encapsulated perfectly a response I'd been trying to put together for several weeks. Apart from a slight difference in opinion on great bootlegs ( live At The Palomino 1979 and Hope And Anchor 1980), he's absolutely spot on !!
by sulky lad
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on Mary Anne Hobbs (BBC radio 6), Oktober 6 & 7, 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1476

Re: Elvis on Mary Anne Hobbs (BBC radio 6), Oktober 6 & 7, 2018

Nice to see most of the forum members depicted in the crowd scene, though I think Ensor has over emphasised the size of my nose !! :shock:
by sulky lad
Wed Nov 21, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & Imposters, private gig in New York, NY, November 18, 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 989

Re: Elvis & Imposters, private gig in New York, NY, November 18, 2018

erey wrote I'm not normally sniffy about these things, but, jeez, Amway? What's next, the Church of Scientology? My sentiments exactly - and I'll bet whatever turnover Amway make in the next millennium you'd never catch VG making the cheesey hand gesture seen in the second photo just because he's ma...

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