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Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis in new Uncut magazine
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: Elvis in new Uncut magazine

How major is major? :lol: “Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them. With Major Major it had been all three. Even among men lacking all distinction he inevitably stood out as a man lacking more distinction than all the rest, and people w...
by verbal gymnastics
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Detroit, MI, The Fillmore , November 13 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 239

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Detroit, MI, The Fillmore , November 13 2018

Is Elvis still doing the 17 minute band introduction version of Everyday I write the book?
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis in new Uncut magazine
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: Elvis in new Uncut magazine

How major is major? :lol:
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

But I’m different now - The Jam
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 364
Views: 28693

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

For many serious music journalists a new “proper” Elvis album is a big deal.

I’ve been wondering if his recent health scare has perversely increased his profile.
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 684
Views: 163697

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

I popped to the gym at lunchtime today and they played I Wanna Be Loved whilst I was having a run.

It was the normal radio edit on the playlist but it was still a (nice) shock!
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Let me be there - Olivia Newton John
by verbal gymnastics
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

They don’t understand - Sham 69
by verbal gymnastics
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

I’m your man - Wham!
by verbal gymnastics
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Boston, MA, Wang Theatre , November 10 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1001

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Boston, MA, Wang Theatre , November 10 2018

Thanks.

How was Elvis’ voice?

It’ll be interesting to hear how “I do like to be beside the seaside” was inserted into Clubland!
by verbal gymnastics
Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Do nothing - The Specials
by verbal gymnastics
Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Boston, MA, Wang Theatre , November 10 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1001

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Boston, MA, Wang Theatre , November 10 2018

Brodsky wrote:Frankly, when I originally looked at the fall tour schedule, I found it curious that a number of shows were scheduled for 2 nights (or 3 nights) in a row. Given EC's health issues earlier this year, I would think he'd ease back into touring.


I agree - I made this point in another thread.
by verbal gymnastics
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Here’s where the story ends - The Sundays
by verbal gymnastics
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Live to tell - Madonna
by verbal gymnastics
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

In the street today - The Jam
by verbal gymnastics
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Dead end street - The Kinks
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, DAR Constitution Hall , Washington DC, November 4th 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 932

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, DAR Constitution Hall , Washington DC, November 4th 2018

stricttime81 wrote:They should pass legislation outlawing the use of the phrase "angry young man" in EC reviews.


:lol:

I’m sure we could compile a list of lazy journalistic phrases...
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Nov 06, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 364
Views: 28693

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

This is a great interview. It was really interesting to read the references in the last two paragraphs about archived material. Elvis surely knows the level of interest amongst fans. I would hope that there is material released in some guise. There are plenty of ways in which this could be done - it...
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Be young be foolish be happy - The Tams
by verbal gymnastics
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

There is always something there to remind me - Sandie Shaw
by verbal gymnastics
Sun Nov 04, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

You do something to me - Paul Weller
by verbal gymnastics
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters , the Bethlehem Events Center , November 2nd 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1292

Re: Elvis and The Imposters , the Bethlehem Events Center , November 2nd 2018

jmm wrote:Band intros during eiwtb


I realised that, but 17 minutes!!!!!
by verbal gymnastics
Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Boy about town - The Jam
by verbal gymnastics
Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters , the Bethlehem Events Center , November 2nd 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1292

Re: Elvis and The Imposters , the Bethlehem Events Center , November 2nd 2018

17 minutes of Everyday I write the book? :shock:

I’m presuming the fast version of Can you hear me is actually High Fidelity.
by verbal gymnastics
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16365
Views: 1689217

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

All over the world - ELO

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