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by johnfoyle
Sun Oct 05, 2003 3:23 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: That other new Elvis recording
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

That other new Elvis recording

In case anyone has forgotten , another new Costello recording - a duet with Wanda Jackson on her new album Heart Trouble - is on the way - here`s an extract from the first review I`ve seen - http://www.popmatters.com/music/reviews/j/jacksonwanda-heart.shtml (extract) ...... and Buck Owens's classic ...
by johnfoyle
Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:18 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: ' North' cover location finally revealed
Replies: 7
Views: 1646

' North' cover location finally revealed

http://www.musicomh.com/albums/elvis-costello.htm Costello's debut album was called My Aim Is True but throughout his career I've always thought he was a bit hit and miss. I mean, Oliver's Army on Armed Forces was all right and an obvious hit; my favourite Watching The Detectives (on the aforementio...
by johnfoyle
Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:14 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Jazz Times review of North
Replies: 0
Views: 767

Jazz Times review of North

http://www.jazztimes.com/JazzNews/XcNewsPlus.asp?cmd=view&articleid=1099 Elvis Costello Goes North Date: 9/25/2003 Written By: Christopher Porter Elvis Costello loves Diana Krall. He also loves the same music as Diana Krall, which explains why Costello’s new CD, North (Deutsche Grammophon), is h...
by johnfoyle
Sat Oct 04, 2003 5:58 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Songs you wish EC would cover.
Replies: 36
Views: 4836

From Russia With Love . He nearly did , in 1997 for the album Shaken and Stirred: The David Arnold James Bond Project ; apparently Elvis just couldn`t find the time to do it. Natacha Atlas did the vocal in the end. Whenever I hear Matt Monro`s excellent original version I keep imagining how Elvis wo...
by johnfoyle
Fri Oct 03, 2003 6:43 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis - morality/artistry
Replies: 30
Views: 4971

Elvis - morality/artistry

Maybe I`ve had a few glasses of wine too many this evening but these two quotes just keep batting around my brain - http://argument.independent.co.uk/regular_columnists/thomas_sutcliffe/story.jsp?story=449454 Thomas Sutcliffe writes - Just five pages into Robert Hughes' new biography of Goya, the re...
by johnfoyle
Fri Oct 03, 2003 12:59 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Times (London) interview with Elvis
Replies: 1
Views: 895

Times (London) interview with Elvis

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,585-839085,00.html Arts October 03, 2003 Pop Elvis: That's the way it is By Nigel Williamson Elvis Costello grows up ELVIS COSTELLO may no longer be the angry young man he once was, but there’s one phrase still guaranteed to raise his hackles. “A French friend...
by johnfoyle
Thu Oct 02, 2003 4:45 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Slate review of North
Replies: 2
Views: 1175

The Slate review of North

http://slate.msn.com/id/2089152/#ContinueArticle Elvis Costello, Crooner On his new album, the angry rocker turns into a lovelorn balladeer. By Elena Passarello Posted Thursday, October 2, 2003, at 1:50 PM PT The softer side of Elvis "A voice contains many precious things," croons Elvis Costello in ...
by johnfoyle
Thu Oct 02, 2003 1:59 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Word review of North & new reissues
Replies: 1
Views: 878

Thanks , Playthingorpet. That just leaves Peter Paphides`excellent review in Mojo (Oct.`03) as the last major review not on the `net. Anyone here `up ` for transcribing it ? I just do not have the time - I`m late for work as I type!
by johnfoyle
Thu Oct 02, 2003 1:56 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Naked Elvis
Replies: 1
Views: 978

Naked Elvis

http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/10/02/1064988325228.html Naked Elvis By Michael Dwyer October 3, 2003 As far as Elvis Costello is concerned, recording history has yielded only three "completely studio-bound" records that are "really, truly great". He cites Pet Sounds by the Beach Boys and Ser...
by johnfoyle
Thu Oct 02, 2003 1:53 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC & SN, Tokyo Oct. 2
Replies: 3
Views: 1355

EC & SN, Tokyo Oct. 2

Subject: EC & SN, Tokyo Oct. 2 To: COSTELLO-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Ayako writes - I just don't know what to say...yesterday's show was great, but today was more than that! What a wonderful night. A lot of surprise (for me, at least). I never expected to hear Invasion Hit Parade or London's Brilliant Par...
by johnfoyle
Thu Oct 02, 2003 6:46 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC/Marian McPartlands Piano Jazz, 2003
Replies: 51
Views: 11092

http://www.npr.org/programs/pianojazz/#songlist Set List for Elvis Costello on Piano Jazz At Last (Mack/Warren) My Funny Valentine (Rodgers/Hart) Almost Blue (E. Costello) The Very Thought of You (R. Noble) Gloomy Sunday (Javor/Lewis/Seress) You Don't Know What Love Is (DePaul/Raye) They Didn't Beli...
by johnfoyle
Thu Oct 02, 2003 6:39 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Uncut review of North
Replies: 7
Views: 1696

Uncut review of North

Uncut , Nov.`03 , P.112 Elvis Costello North Deutsche Gramaphon One Star Tin Pan Alley revisited by Mr Diana Krall Only Elvis Costello could release a jazz album on the august Deutsche Gramaphon label. Not exactly "(I Don`t Want To Go To)Chelsea" , is it? Why does he bother? This drab sequence of Ro...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 01, 2003 3:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Cleveland reviews of North
Replies: 4
Views: 1376

Cleveland reviews of North

Vern Morrison writes- Subject: review of North in Cleveland Free Times Oct.1-7 issue To: COSTELLO-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Reproduced without comment and without permission: ------------------------------- ELVIS COSTELLO North (Deutsche Grammophon) * (okay, I will make this comment: the reviewer gives it ...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 01, 2003 3:06 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Tonight's the night for Storm & Perfectblue
Replies: 16
Views: 2751

From Costell-l listserv- Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 01:38:13 +0900 From: "Ayako Sasamoto" Subject: EC & SN in Tokyo Oct. 1 To: COSTELLO-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM Just got back home. It was a wonderful show tonight. The sound was particularly good. I think the venue was just suitable for that kind of music. And ...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 01, 2003 3:03 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: David Hajdu's review of North in new book, Oct. '09
Replies: 12
Views: 3827

David Hajdu's review of North in new book, Oct. '09

https://ssl.tnr.com/p/docsub.mhtml?i=20031006&s=hajdu100603 (Subscription required) ON MUSIC This Year's Model by David Hajdu Elvis Costello North (Deutsche Grammophon) Why don't we let rock stars grow up? The pop music domain is like a confederation of NeverNever Land and the Island of Lost Boy...
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 30, 2003 5:29 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Drummer Peter Erskine writes about Elvis/North
Replies: 0
Views: 797

Drummer Peter Erskine writes about Elvis/North

see http://www.petererskine.com/whatsnewindex.htm ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Meanwhile, Elvis Costello has anew album "North" that has just been released by Deutsche Grammophon. I enjoyed working with Elvis in the intimate setting of a piano...
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 30, 2003 5:18 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Transcript of Allinson show with EC, Mon 29th
Replies: 8
Views: 2347

Thanks Plaything . Besides making available this great interview you saved me from an earlier commitment I made to post this - after the few days I`ve just had that could have been a task too far for me.
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 30, 2003 5:11 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Not entirely accurate translation - I presume!
Replies: 12
Views: 2678

Not entirely accurate translation - I presume!

I asked listers on Costello -l listserv for a translation of a Danish review of North....... I don`t think this is it but it is hilarious! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- From dave weil Re: Danish review of North To: COSTELLO-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM I s...
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 30, 2003 5:07 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on World Café Friday October 10th
Replies: 0
Views: 691

Elvis on World Café Friday October 10th

from http://www.islandrecords.com/elviscostello/news.las- Elvis Costello performance, as recorded at the Museum of TV & Radio, is to be broadcast on World Café Friday October 10th The World Cafe with David Dye can be heard on more than 160 stations nationwide. Fans can find their local station by go...
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 30, 2003 5:00 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: CNN feature on Costello/North
Replies: 2
Views: 1086

CNN feature on Costello/North

http://www.cnn.com/2003/SHOWBIZ/Music/09/30/music.costello.reut/index.html "North" is hardly the usual direction for Elvis Costello. In sharp contrast to his previous album, 2002's "When I Was Cruel," Costello's Deutsche Grammophon set -- issued September 23 -- eschews rock instrumentation and textu...
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 30, 2003 12:58 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis- doing it three times a night (it sez here)
Replies: 1
Views: 874

Elvis- doing it three times a night (it sez here)

http://www.globeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20030930.wcost0930/BNStory/Entertainment/ Elvis in the groove Elvis Costello's new album, which comes out today, is about love lost and found -- does that mean Diana Krall? The songwriter isn't saying, writes ROBERT EVERETT-GREEN, but the unnamed love ...
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 30, 2003 6:36 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Bruce Thomas` On The Road Again - ordering info.
Replies: 4
Views: 2375

I wonder what the `problem` was ? Legal? Taste? ------------------------------------------------------ From: BentwyckHenryBks@aol.com Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 07:22:04 EDT Subject: Re: Pre order- On the Road Again Dear John Foyle, Thank you for your email regarding On the Road Again. I'm afraid public...
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 30, 2003 6:16 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on BBC Radio , Mon. Sept.29
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

This was one of the more thoughtful interviews that Elvis has given lately. I have it on tape and hope to post a transcript later in the week when I get time.
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 30, 2003 12:54 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on Court TV
Replies: 6
Views: 1945

Elvis on Court TV

Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 01:08:46 EDT From: "Michael Hernandez" To: COSTELLO-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM I taped the Hollywood At Large broadcast from 4am this morning. Here the scoop: The piece was about Ticketmaster's auction plan. It starts off with Elvis outside Town Hall (I'm assuming) saying, "auction......
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 30, 2003 12:43 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Washington Times review of North
Replies: 4
Views: 1668

Washington Times review of North

http://washingtontimes.com/entertainment/20030929-103346-3247r.htm Lovesick Costello goes soft on 'North' By Scott Galupo Elvis Costello North Deutsche Grammophon Elvis Costello has ... zzzzzz ... recorded another collection of ... zzzzz ... cabaret ballads. It's called "North," and it makes me wish...

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