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by the poisoner
Wed Sep 17, 2003 4:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Ask an Elvis question like Jerry
Replies: 14
Views: 6619

please stay.
offa 'kv'.
that gets my vote as the best cover ever.
the moodiness of the whole song.
the strained singing.
yeah, it's slower and all but...
heard it a 100 time and do not tire of it.
by the poisoner
Tue Sep 16, 2003 6:57 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Your favorite Elvis Costello albums?
Replies: 17
Views: 6249

this is too bloody hard. fortunately, the only album i do not have nor heard is 'north'. i have been buying each as they come out since 1979 so it's been spread over a l o n g time. i can only give my favorites and only in very rough order; my aim is true punch the clock imperial bedroom armed force...
by the poisoner
Tue Sep 16, 2003 6:39 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Rolling Stone Reissue Review
Replies: 6
Views: 3662

weel that reeks.
punch the clock is by far one of my favorite albums and it may , in my opinion , be the best re-issue. (i give props to imp bedroom . it is a fantastic re-issue)
by the poisoner
Tue Sep 16, 2003 6:37 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Incredible new, exciting game!!
Replies: 307
Views: 78141

it's a song about a building. it's always been hard for me to get up for it. the music is nice but not special. i think it is one of those things where the building means something to you if you grew up by/near it. i recently went back to new york, where i grew up, for the first time in a good 13 ye...
by the poisoner
Mon Sep 15, 2003 2:04 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Incredible new, exciting game!!
Replies: 307
Views: 78141

suit of lights. this song connects. i do not remember which disc it is on in the costello/nieve set but i love elvis' introduction. that is when a lot of it fell in place for me. i like in when how he sings it you can feel his empathy. it's like a haughty ' that'll never be me' with an underlying ' ...
by the poisoner
Mon Sep 15, 2003 1:57 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: hands up if you have the latest re-issues
Replies: 18
Views: 8260

well. i know this is off the 'omaha' topic but... i spent saturday and sunday listening to all three. of course, they were great. i found 'ptc' the best. hands down.it had more new songs on it. and i found even the 'alternates' clever in their own way. it is the one i kept going back to. then,actual...
by the poisoner
Sat Sep 13, 2003 1:33 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: hands up if you have the latest re-issues
Replies: 18
Views: 8260

hands up if you have the latest re-issues

has this been done before?
no. really.
i just got mine and hour ago and am going home to listen to.

by the by, ' i lowered my cholesterol'
by the poisoner
Sat Sep 13, 2003 1:30 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Running Out Of Angels
Replies: 10
Views: 6084

yeah. i think i erred.
i'll have to check and get back on that

somebody somewhere's running outta something.
by the poisoner
Sat Sep 13, 2003 1:26 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Live by Request
Replies: 57
Views: 18031

i go along with uncomplicated.
he did that at a show in atlanta last year and it was fantastic.
the other highlight of the night was the acoustic "still too soon to know" sans mic.
both were huge treats.
by the poisoner
Sat Sep 13, 2003 1:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Bootleg advice
Replies: 5
Views: 3541

if you like the costello/nieve box set then aging gracefully is awful good.
by the poisoner
Sat Sep 13, 2003 1:18 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Official "I Have North" Thread...
Replies: 90
Views: 25478

i just got the three re-issues.
any love for that?



i ordered from amazon the north with the dvd.
cost me 34+ bucks with s&h.
supposed to get it by the 18th.
by the poisoner
Sat Sep 13, 2003 1:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Black and White World
Replies: 8
Views: 3861

i tend to think in pairs.
i always compare black and white world to 5ive gears in reverse.
5ive gears is the one i like better.

motels matches and i can't stand up for falling down are my favorites on get happy
by the poisoner
Sat Sep 13, 2003 1:13 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Thinking ahead
Replies: 14
Views: 5860

And song for song, GCW has more quality songs on it than Spike, Mighty, and dare I say it, ATUB, that is a bold statement i might give you 'atub' but mighty is full of quality songs and spike is lousy with them, especuially on the first side. i,too, like 'gcw' i just would not go that far. i think ...
by the poisoner
Sat Sep 13, 2003 1:03 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Ask an Elvis question like Jerry
Replies: 14
Views: 6619

harmonica!!
what harmonica?

i just know i stand accused is a great song to sing to.
by the poisoner
Wed Sep 10, 2003 7:28 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Running Out Of Angels
Replies: 10
Views: 6084

i have heard a number of versions of 'running out of angels'. i like the one where he's got to start over. also, i liked the one on the king of americana, if i am not mistaken. i find the whole song lyrics intriguing in a number of different ways. it is one of the few songs that actually changes mea...
by the poisoner
Wed Sep 10, 2003 7:25 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Incredible new, exciting game!!
Replies: 307
Views: 78141

love 'i turn around'. this song is soooo simple but the lyrics deliver. my daughter loves it, too. my brother used to work for a college radio station and made me a cassette of extras just as the ryko's were coming out. neat to get the first listen to cheap reward, psycho, live motel matches. and my...
by the poisoner
Tue Sep 09, 2003 3:50 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Incredible new, exciting game!!
Replies: 307
Views: 78141

this is like one song with three titles cannot think of coal train robberies without any king's shilling and last boat leaving. for the 'three' of them, none stick out in any way , shape or form. it is hard to find an 'immemorable'(word?) elvis song but these three come close when i had spike on cas...
by the poisoner
Tue Sep 09, 2003 3:39 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: the three latest re-issues question
Replies: 13
Views: 6834

thanks.
i will digest alla this.
i would rather have a copy ofas many different versions in lieu ofthe 3 bucks i couldpotentially get for re-selling the ryko versions at the local used cd store.
in fact i kept both b&c due to the fact ofthe 'big nothing's
again,i appreciate the help
by the poisoner
Mon Sep 08, 2003 4:08 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: the three latest re-issues question
Replies: 13
Views: 6834

the three latest re-issues question

i happen to have the ryko versions of get happy, trust and punch the clock.
are all three of those completely found on the re-issues or are there songs on any of the rykos that cannot be found any where else, re-issues included?
thanks in advance
by the poisoner
Sat Aug 30, 2003 10:03 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Remember that thread about artists covering EC songs?
Replies: 11
Views: 5567

pink floyd could do justice to 'other side of summer'
by the poisoner
Sat Aug 30, 2003 9:57 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: GOSSIP
Replies: 142
Views: 56794

noiseradio wrote:Actually, it's about gossip.

And separate has an a. There's "a rat' in separate.


and 'tattooed' has three t's.
by the poisoner
Wed Aug 27, 2003 5:17 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: GOSSIP
Replies: 142
Views: 56794

all this talk at least makes the anticipation of 'north' greater.
only a month left.

amazing how one act can incite so many to vilify
by the poisoner
Wed Aug 27, 2003 5:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Remember that thread about artists covering EC songs?
Replies: 11
Views: 5567

tom waits
it always struck me that tom waits was tres suited to cover elvis
i can particularly see 15 petals or broken. yeah, especially broken.
by the poisoner
Sat Aug 23, 2003 10:36 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC Reissues latest
Replies: 68
Views: 31543

Re: no CD but . . . .

Soooo, do some of you have TL &/or TBMATHYF on CD? I have never been able to find copies :( I was hoping they'd reissue so I'd finally have an opportunity to pick these on up discs. Alas, it looks bad for me, non? <----------------------------- I have TL on CD, but the TBMATHYF CD I have never even...
by the poisoner
Sat Aug 23, 2003 10:31 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: GOSSIP
Replies: 142
Views: 56794

i like tokyo's suggestion it really might be time to move on everybody had their say and we really aren't progressing, are we? i loved the juliet letters the songs, in the main, had a lot of heart i still like to listen to the 'rockers' but the emotional ones get to me more. maybe it's the kids...

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