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by johnfoyle
Sat Sep 06, 2003 2:53 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Dodgy Lyrics
Replies: 38
Views: 5463

Gonna write a classic/ Gonna write it in an attic

I so want to forget that one ....


I even remember the next few lines

Babe , I`m an addict / An Addict for your love
by johnfoyle
Sat Sep 06, 2003 2:36 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: R4U review of North
Replies: 4
Views: 1969

R4U review of North

http://www.reviewed4u.com/music/Costello.htm Editor R4U North opens with "You Left Me In The Dark" which immediately sets the tone for the whole album with deep baritone vocals and a slower than ballad pace. "Someone Took The Words Away" again strong vocally with slightly more melody than the opener...
by johnfoyle
Fri Sep 05, 2003 1:01 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on `Live by request` , Sept. 25
Replies: 1
Views: 1004

Elvis on `Live by request` , Sept. 25

This from Costello -l listserv- - Rock on TV lists Elvis as appearing on A & E's "Live by Request" show on Sept 25th. It says it will be aired from John Jay College in New York City! This is a show where people call in and request songs for the artist to play. It airs live (and then is rerun a lot)....
by johnfoyle
Fri Sep 05, 2003 6:18 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Mr. Costello's Official Street Team
Replies: 13
Views: 3157

Anyone else get this , or am I VERY special? ------------------------------------------------------- September 4, 2003 Hello there! I want to officially welcome you to THE ELVIS COSTELLO EXPERIENCE. My name is Kate and I will be your leader. You are part of the first group of people to join the 'exp...
by johnfoyle
Fri Sep 05, 2003 6:14 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: GQ review of North
Replies: 4
Views: 1894

GQ review of North

GQ (U.K. edition) , October `03 , P.47 Elvis Costello , North Deutsche Gramaphon With a mere 12 bars of guitar on the whole album , minor key piano and tearful strings carry the latest lovelorn works of the old master. It`s bleakly beautiful and Costello`s voice is at it`s most intimate , but it mig...
by johnfoyle
Thu Sep 04, 2003 4:09 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Uncut reviews Elvis
Replies: 1
Views: 1063

Uncut reviews Elvis

The October issue of Uncut reviews the recent re-issues across two pages (Pp.132-33) , highlighting Get Happy as `re-issue of the month`. The reviews , by Jon Wilde , are very complimentary. On p.130 , in a `reviewed next issue` listing , they state Elvis Costello , North After last year`s When I Wa...
by johnfoyle
Thu Sep 04, 2003 4:07 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Costello film premiering Toronto , Sept.5th
Replies: 16
Views: 2546

Just a reminder about this -

see
http://www.e.bell.ca/filmfest/2003/film ... hed&id=102

I Love Your Work , the movie Elvis
`cameos`in is premiering in the Toronto Film Festival
this Fri. Sept.5th - will he be there , I wonder?
by johnfoyle
Thu Sep 04, 2003 6:10 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: has EC ever dueted with Tom Petty?
Replies: 1
Views: 1139

Yes , onstage in America in 1986.

see
http://www.elviscostello.info/articles/ ... 0101a.html
by johnfoyle
Wed Sep 03, 2003 6:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Q review of North
Replies: 12
Views: 3378

Dr J writes- -After 14 years of religiously buying Q every month I stopped this year shortly after the Courtney Love issue 200. I think it's unbeliveably duff. The reviews have become shockingly dire. What's the point af boasting about 200 Reviews!!! on the cover when they're only 50 words long. I b...
by johnfoyle
Wed Sep 03, 2003 12:58 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Costello gigs as listed on Island site
Replies: 5
Views: 1977

Costello gigs as listed on Island site

see http://www.islandrecords.com/elviscostello/home.las ------------------------------------------------------- Tour Appearances Date Location Venue Notes Sat, Sep 20 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater w/ Neil Young Mon, Sep 22 New York, NY Town Hall Wed, Sep 24 New York, NY Town Hall Wed, Oct...
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 02, 2003 2:49 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Q review of North
Replies: 12
Views: 3378

Here`s a more sympathetic review that appeared on Amazon. see http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00009Y30T/ref%3Dpd%5Fecc%5Frvi%5F2/026-9226440-5226811 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Rich Red Wine, 11 August, 2003 Reviewer: elrickinslayer ...
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 02, 2003 2:38 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Q review of North
Replies: 12
Views: 3378

Q review of North

Q , October 2003. ------------------------------------------------------- P.103. Elvis Costello North Deutsche Gramaphon *** ( three `stars` ` Good . Not for everyone, but fine within it`s field`) This time he`s in smoky balladeer mode. The days when Elvis Costello albums marked the bench for contem...
by johnfoyle
Tue Sep 02, 2003 12:56 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Can You Be True: a duet? (spoilers)
Replies: 36
Views: 8787

After listening to North , here are some corrections to the lyrics printed on John E.`s site back in June. These are based on a print of I made of them back then - they may have been corrected since. They are , in the main , minor. However some do change emphasis` of the song , IMHO. Track One - You...
by johnfoyle
Sun Aug 31, 2003 4:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Costello (& Bowie) Preview in next week's Sunday Times
Replies: 4
Views: 1590

From Costello- l-listserv- The Sunday Times (published in the UK) today contains an interactive CD rom called "The Month". This contains extracts from 6 tracks from "North" - Fallen (40seconds); Let me tell you about her (29 secs); someone took the words (43 secs); still (38 secs) when did I stop dr...
by johnfoyle
Sun Aug 31, 2003 3:52 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Win signed copies of recent re-issues
Replies: 3
Views: 1535

Win signed copies of recent re-issues

The Sept. issue of U.K. magazine Record Collector have a write in competition for three signed sets of the recent re-issues of Get Happy!, Trust and Punch The Clock . Merely answer the question :Who sang backing vocals on `From A Whisper To a Scream`? Write the answer on the back of a card , along w...
by johnfoyle
Sun Aug 31, 2003 3:41 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Bright Blue Times review of North
Replies: 2
Views: 1483

Bright Blue Times review of North

From Costello l-listserv - Well, I've posted my review of NORTH at "Bright Blue Times." I took my time writing it, because my early reactions were different with each listen, and I wanted to give the album time to sink in. Anyway, you can find it here: http://www.astheygo.com/ElvisCostello.htm conno...
by johnfoyle
Sat Aug 30, 2003 4:23 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis feature in U.K. `paper
Replies: 13
Views: 4157

After posting the above I opened my shop here in Dublin and took delivery of the `papers , including The Guardian . The Costello feature is in the `Weekend` magazine section , Pp.32-35. Four photos are used , two agency ones of E.C./D.K. ( from the post Old Vic. party in London earlier this year , I...
by johnfoyle
Sat Aug 30, 2003 12:53 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis feature in U.K. `paper
Replies: 13
Views: 4157

Elvis feature in U.K. `paper

Tha avalanche starts. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ see http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,11710,1031031,00.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The blissed out curmudgeon Elvis ...
by johnfoyle
Thu Aug 28, 2003 1:00 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis `Piano Jazz ` radio show airs Sept.30th
Replies: 9
Views: 1975

Elvis `Piano Jazz ` radio show airs Sept.30th

see http://www.shorefire.com/artists/ecostello/pr_ecostello_08_28_03.html ------------------------------------------------------- COSTELLO'S "PIANO JAZZ" AIRS IN SEPTEMBER Elvis Costello performs jazz standards and his own material with pianist Marian McPartland for an upcoming installment of her Na...
by johnfoyle
Tue Aug 26, 2003 6:22 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: De-Lovely
Replies: 5
Views: 1734

Read all about it on this earlier topic on this `board

http://www.elviscostellofans.com/phpBB2 ... .php?t=330
by johnfoyle
Mon Aug 25, 2003 4:23 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Ian MacDonald , music writer , is dead
Replies: 0
Views: 768

Ian MacDonald , music writer , is dead

One of the most readable of British music writers has died. I`ve only just been reading a collection of his writing - this is so sad. He wasn`t a big fan of Elvis - see his savage review of Painted From Memory here - http://www.elviscostello.info/articles/t-z/uncut.981101a.txt - but he was always wo...
by johnfoyle
Sun Aug 24, 2003 5:11 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis plays Stockholm , Sweden , Nov.3
Replies: 0
Views: 798

Elvis plays Stockholm , Sweden , Nov.3

2003-11-03: Stockholm, Sweden, Cirkus - with Steve Nieve - that`s all in sez at elviscostello.info

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