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by sweetest punch
Tue Feb 07, 2006 1:49 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC at the Grammys
Replies: 46
Views: 11319

EC at the Grammys

http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1001958290 Grammys To Pay Tribute To New Orleans New Orleans natives Allen Toussaint, Dr. John and Irma Thomas will be joined by Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Costello tomorrow night (Feb. 8) as the Grammy Awards pay tribute to the...
by sweetest punch
Sat Feb 04, 2006 4:55 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: My Flame Burns Blue - vinyl debut on BLUE VINYL , June 2016
Replies: 237
Views: 79467

Elvis' PR people issue a , I presume , incorrectly dated release - http://www.shorefire.com/artists/ecostello/pr_ecostello_02_02_06.html ELVIS COSTELLO FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2006 COSTELLO'S FLAME: INTENSE...STAGGERING To watch video interview with Elvis talking about the album, please v...
by sweetest punch
Thu Feb 02, 2006 1:21 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: My Flame Burns Blue - vinyl debut on BLUE VINYL , June 2016
Replies: 237
Views: 79467

'....Dust' also has a great guitar performance. Did Elvis play guitar that night in July '04? The sleeve credits Orkest guitarist Peter Tiehuis with solos on 'Hora Decubitus' and 'Episode of Blonde' . A line in the Japanese booklet, at the end of Elvis' comments on each song , reads ' No comments a...
by sweetest punch
Tue Jan 31, 2006 1:48 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: River in Reverse discussion
Replies: 439
Views: 90973

A few more facts: http://www.nilesstar.com/articles/2006/01/30/columnists/ndcolumn01.txt Elvis Costello, 51, and the Imposters went to New Orleans and recorded 17 songs with pianist Allen Toussaint, 68, for the CD “The River in Reverse,” to be released in May on Verve Records. They collaborated on C...
by sweetest punch
Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:58 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Opera House Concert Hall, Sydney 25/1/06
Replies: 17
Views: 3816

They just won't let it go.... http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,17975281%255E5001562,00.html ( extract) WHAT a difference a day makes. Lethargic and slapdash when backing Elvis Costello last Wednesday, the Sydney Symphony sprang to life with Nigel Kennedy on Thursday. Ha...
by sweetest punch
Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:38 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Suggestions for TJL reissue
Replies: 54
Views: 11744

This (usually well informed) site has a release date:

http://www.geocities.com/ned3705/whatsnew.html

Rhino's reissue of The Juliet Letters is scheduled for March 20 in the UK and March 21 in the US. Details will be coming soon.
by sweetest punch
Sat Jan 21, 2006 2:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: My Flame Burns Blue - vinyl debut on BLUE VINYL , June 2016
Replies: 237
Views: 79467

The iTunes store in Japan has My Flame Burns Blue for sale. You can hear 30 second audioclips of all the tracks.
The bonustrack here is not "Dust", but "Still"!!
by sweetest punch
Thu Jan 19, 2006 2:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Il Sogno , Sydney , Australia , Jan. '06
Replies: 21
Views: 5498

http://www.smh.com.au/news/music/we-play-both-kinds--country-and-classical/2006/01/19/1137553712462.html We play both kinds - country and classical FOR those still stuck in narrow-gauge thinking that says there's rock'n'roll here, jazz there and classical music in the other corner and those twains a...
by sweetest punch
Mon Jan 16, 2006 1:24 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: New duet with Tony Bennett
Replies: 51
Views: 17440

New duet with Tony Bennett

See: http://www.nydailynews.com/front/story/383171p-325287c.html A genuine old master When Tony Bennett asked some younger singers if they'd help him cut an album of duets to mark his 80th birthday, most had two questions: Where? And when? Bono, Sting, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Elvis C...
by sweetest punch
Mon Jan 16, 2006 1:21 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Interview in Sydney Morning Herald
Replies: 1
Views: 931

The Sydney Morning Herald has another great article: http://www.smh.com.au/news/gig-reviews/elvis-costello/2006/01/16/1137259969377.html Elvis Costello still cuts a rebellious figure. He's the punk that got away. Wayne was a spiked-blond speed freak with angry piercings who dossed in the cool studen...
by sweetest punch
Sat Jan 14, 2006 1:22 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: River in Reverse discussion
Replies: 439
Views: 90973

From listserv - There is a Q & A with EC and Allen T. on the RS website. You can download a 9 minute mp3 wherein David Fricke raves about what he heard in the studio and gives a few details of the record . The interview itself is not very newsworthy. I can't get any print version to appear, the...
by sweetest punch
Wed Jan 11, 2006 2:13 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello Symphony Tour Pre-Sale!
Replies: 29
Views: 7183

The Symphony Tour on Associated Press (Article and video(!)):

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/P/ ... TE=DEFAULT

(Thanks to listserv)
by sweetest punch
Sat Jan 07, 2006 6:43 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC on iRadio
Replies: 0
Views: 584

EC on iRadio

http://www.wirelessweek.com/article/CA6297575.html Warner Hops on iRadio The Warner Music Group will join Motorola's iRadio music service. Warner is set to provide music performed by its world-renowned artists such as Elvis Costello , the Corrs, Jewel, Aretha Franklin and hundreds of others. Warner ...
by sweetest punch
Thu Jan 05, 2006 1:53 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: My Flame Burns Blue - vinyl debut on BLUE VINYL , June 2016
Replies: 237
Views: 79467

The first review: http://www.theage.com.au/news/cd-reviews/my-flame-burns-blue-live-with-the-metropole-orkest/2006/01/05/1136387557726.html My Flame Burns Blue: Live with the Metropole Orkest Elvis Costello teams up with a Dutch jazz orchestra to reinterpret his repertoire. Lou Reed penned a curt di...
by sweetest punch
Mon Jan 02, 2006 2:46 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: My Flame Burns Blue - vinyl debut on BLUE VINYL , June 2016
Replies: 237
Views: 79467

Amazon.com has now the US version of the album:

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/de ... c&n=507846
by sweetest punch
Sat Dec 31, 2005 3:43 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC on That 80's Show
Replies: 1
Views: 786

EC on That 80's Show

http://www.tradearabia.com/tanews/newsdetails_snMEDIA_article98602.html Other Super Comedy highlights include That 80’s Show on Wednesday January 11 at 2130. The show follows the lives of a group of twenty-somethings living through the excesses of the '80s which saw Ronald Reagan elected as Presiden...
by sweetest punch
Thu Dec 29, 2005 6:43 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: My Flame Burns Blue - vinyl debut on BLUE VINYL , June 2016
Replies: 237
Views: 79467

Another announcement of the new album: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/gate/archive/2005/12/29/derk122905.DTL Best Of 2006? Getting a head start February 28 Elvis Costello, My Flame Burns Blue (Deutsche Grammophon). This live set, recorded in concert with the 52-piece Metropole Orkes...
by sweetest punch
Thu Dec 29, 2005 12:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello Symphony Tour Pre-Sale!
Replies: 29
Views: 7183

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/living/articles/2005/12/29/elvis_will_be_in_the_house/ Elvis will be in the house December 29, 2005 The Boston Pops plan to ''Pump It Up" this season, beginning Opening Night when Elvis Costello will share the stage with conductor Keith Lockhart. Landing the critical...
by sweetest punch
Wed Dec 28, 2005 2:53 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: River in Reverse discussion
Replies: 439
Views: 90973

Interesting article about Toussaint has this: http://offbeat.com/artman/publish/article_1285.shtml Although both Toussaint and Thomas lost their homes to Hurricane Katrina, they are busy working again. Among other projects, Toussaint just finished up a recording with Elvis Costello at Piety Street S...
by sweetest punch
Sat Dec 24, 2005 3:54 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Best of' in DVD Audio
Replies: 4
Views: 1697

And No Coffee Table wrote:That's the track listing for the Right Spectacle DVD (although the list of bonus material is incomplete). I think that's what this is, rather than a DVD-Audio release.


Yes, now I see it also. This is The Right Spectacle. That should mean that it's official released over here.
by sweetest punch
Thu Dec 22, 2005 4:00 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis/Il Sogno , Sydney , Australia , Jan. '06
Replies: 21
Views: 5498

http://www.sydneyfestival.org.au/page.asp?p=74 Bass player Greg Cohen is to join Elvis Costello and Steve Nieve for the series Couldn't Call it Unexpected: The Songs of Elvis Costello. Renowned bass player Greg Cohen will join Elvis Costello on stage for all four of his specially commissioned Sydney...
by sweetest punch
Thu Dec 22, 2005 3:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Best of' in DVD Audio
Replies: 4
Views: 1697

Re: 'Best of' in DVD Audio

A Belgian webstore has this: http://www.proxis.be/ Very Best Of Costello Costello, Elvis Type : DVD Audio Uitgever : WARNER MUSIC Verschijningsdatum : 25/11/2005 Originele Taal : Geen taalinfo Streepjescode (EAN) : 5051011153228 Categorie : Muziek 18.99 EUR The same website has now a tracklisting: ...
by sweetest punch
Fri Dec 16, 2005 3:29 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: My Flame Burns Blue - vinyl debut on BLUE VINYL , June 2016
Replies: 237
Views: 79467

The following six tracks from the complete Il Sogno are left out: track 05: The State of Affairs track 06: Hermia and Lysander track 07: The Jealousy of Helena track 11: Slumber track 21: Bottom Awakes track 22: Lovers Arise I'm going to listen to these tracks and try to find out why these were chos...
by sweetest punch
Fri Dec 16, 2005 12:40 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: My Flame Burns Blue - vinyl debut on BLUE VINYL , June 2016
Replies: 237
Views: 79467

According to this http://www.smh.com.au/news/music/a-few- ... tml?page=5
My Flame Burns Blue will be released in Australia on January 8.
by sweetest punch
Fri Dec 16, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Interview in Sydney Morning Herald
Replies: 1
Views: 931

Interview in Sydney Morning Herald

There's a great new interview in the Sydney Morning Herald: http://www.smh.com.au/news/music/a-few-of-his-favourite-things/2005/12/15/1134500952460.html A few interesting excerpts: But wait, there's more. He arrives in Sydney next month for a three-part, four-night series during the Sydney Festival,...

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