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by sulky lad
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis on youtube volume 42
Replies: 84
Views: 22675

Re: Elvis on youtube volume 42

I’m pretty sure Clubland was played at the 1984 The Tube recording as the credits rolled- I’ll check my complete DVD collection - (just starting on 1996 by the way) and see what I’ve got listed !
by sulky lad
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Chewing gum delusion
Replies: 12
Views: 1856

Re: Chewing gum delusion

I can honestly say, Rope, that I adore every post you write ( whether I even understand them all or not) and treasure your thoughts and musings.....I'll have to read this several times to get it ( like listening to Elvis' music) but this is such a gorgeous, considered and profund piece that I just w...
by sulky lad
Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February
Replies: 36
Views: 4065

Re: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February

Great, Sheep, cos he obviously trusts you and acknowledges your inship over football, as demonstrated at the book reading last October.
He might find us a wee bit obsessive though - as witnessed by last year's Davidstow odyssey !
by sulky lad
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February
Replies: 36
Views: 4065

Re: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February

He lives in the Cotswolds, I think JF has his actual address! You can come and gloat over your win over us Gooners !
by sulky lad
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Tiffany's Edinburgh 31 August 1977
Replies: 1
Views: 553

Tiffany's Edinburgh 31 August 1977

During the 40 years research I came across this, don't know if it's been posted here before :-
http://www.edinburghgigarchive.com/page23.htm
by sulky lad
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February
Replies: 36
Views: 4065

Re: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February

Sheep, any chance of inviting Bruce along ?
by sulky lad
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 456
Views: 70581

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

The Doc wrote
When that happens, we will celebrate with a preshow gathering.


:D :D :D
by sulky lad
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: A Face In The Crowd: new musical
Replies: 102
Views: 42890

Re: A Face In The Crowd: new musical

As an Evertonian, she doesn’t need acting lessons to show disappointment and emotional let downs :cry:
by sulky lad
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 456
Views: 70581

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

Thanks, BA
One day I'll be in NY for a Costello show - that's a promise not an aspiration !!
by sulky lad
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis plays New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, April/May 2019 ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1937

Re: Elvis plays JF

I've just discovered the rider that The Imposters wrote for the performance at John's house : No talking about Brexit and the hard border No ironing No weeding No surprise visits from other male or female inhabitants of Dublin ! An organised "mystery trip" around Dublin, visiting old haunt...
by sulky lad
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis plays New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, April/May 2019 ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1937

Re: Elvis plays JF

I'd have bought a ticket for a concert in John 's house and hoped for a recording but the audience chatter would be too noisy :roll: :wink:
by sulky lad
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello & The Imposters 7” Look Now vinyl box set will now be out MAY 8, 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 7283

Re: LOOK NOW on 8 7" 45's box set coming 2/22

Fishfinger King wrote Sulky, I've got both Painted From Memory and the 45X2 Get Happy!! LPs from Mobile Fidelity and enjoy them very much. Have all the old 70s and 80s albums on original vinyl - but opinion seems to vary as to whether the Mobile Fidelity remasters are any better than original UK vin...
by sulky lad
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 456
Views: 70581

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

He should have used a picture of a surly Elvis from 78 and a current one with a question mark after the Now ?
But there again, I'm a scientist so what do I know about art -" I don't know much about art but I know what I like" ( a la John Cleese as the pope in Monty Python) :wink:
by sulky lad
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello & The Imposters 7” Look Now vinyl box set will now be out MAY 8, 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 7283

Re: LOOK NOW on 8 7" 45's box set coming 2/22

My only copy of Look Now is the 12 track vinyl which I then recorded onto an audio only CD-R and it sounds great on both formats - I have always come back to vinyl as my primary source (except for a certain number of live recordings - gulp) and the reissues on mobile fidelity have been mind-boggling...
by sulky lad
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February
Replies: 36
Views: 4065

Re: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February

Train ticket bought, return from Plymouth to Paddington £43 !!
Might be able to stand VG and Neil a drink !! :wink:
by sulky lad
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello & The Imposters 7” Look Now vinyl box set will now be out MAY 8, 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 7283

Re: LOOK NOW on 8 7" 45's box set coming 2/22

John Foyle wrote Hmmm...prices , including postage to Europe, ranging from €95 to €130....no, thanks. I was put off buying the green vinyl double LP because of the stupid import and postage costs still we'll all be better off here in the U.K. after Brexit for imports :roll: Seems like the U.S. colle...
by sulky lad
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 5 Favorite Elvis Albums
Replies: 29
Views: 4038

Re: 5 Favorite Elvis Albums

Hawksmoor wrote . Get Happy!! By a country mile, and clearly the greatest long-player of popular music ever recorded. Most of Elvis' other LPs are still miles better than anybody else's, but there is clear blue water between this and the rest. An astonishing achievement that thrills me to this day, ...
by sulky lad
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 5 Favorite Elvis Albums
Replies: 29
Views: 4038

Re: 5 Favorite Elvis Albums

Get Happy!
Get Happy!
Get Happy!
Blood And Chocolate
Blood And Chocolate



Seriously though -
Get Happy!
Blood And Chocolate
Trust
Brutal Youth
Mighty Like A Rose/North/Painted From Memory
the latter really really close depending on mood/circumstances etc
by sulky lad
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 697
Views: 207077

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

I'd also point out that VG and Frankie Boyle have never been seen in the same room at the same time :wink:
by sulky lad
Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis when you least expect it
Replies: 697
Views: 207077

Re: Elvis when you least expect it

Sheeptotheslaughter wrote
I saw that Goon Squad, probably James has been hanging out with VG too much

:D :D :D
by sulky lad
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 456
Views: 70581

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

wardo68 wrote: I found it satisfactory at best, .... Am I the only one here who doesn't think Look Now is a masterpiece? I'm with Colin here too, don't get me wrong, I enjoy it quite a lot and have no issues with it compared to some others - for example I think it's quite a bit better than ATUB, bu...
by sulky lad
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February
Replies: 36
Views: 4065

Re: London meet up - Saturday 2nd February

Barring any disasters with my elderly father and uncle, I will be there !
by sulky lad
Sat Dec 08, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: 'Painted From Memory' on Broadway
Replies: 91
Views: 41701

Re: 'Painted From Memory' on Broadway

I like it "Rope" - you've just put in a strong case fora screenwriter job !!
by sulky lad
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Queen Elizabeth Theatre , Dec. 4th 2018
Replies: 20
Views: 3821

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Queen Elizabeth Theatre , Dec. 4th 2018

Jardine wrote lowish fidelity recordings !!! I’ll have you know this was Sounds professional microphones into 24 but digital recording my lad not a Boots the chemist cassette recorder stuffed up an anorak Like I did in the 70s :shock: :wink: I can’t quite work out why he sometimes sounds flat either...
by sulky lad
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:17 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 456
Views: 70581

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

Lovely to see Elvis looking cool and happy - stay that way a long time please !

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