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by sulky lad
Tue Jul 24, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 364
Views: 28699

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

Neil wrote 'Under Lime' - suitably cheery title from our Elv. I guess all he's been through it was hardly going to be Club Tropicana - I'm just glad there's the will power and the drive to get material out and the "old" new songs are so exciting to know we'll finally hear them finally hear...
by sulky lad
Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 364
Views: 28699

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

Neil wrote Well, it's his bluntest, least-'flowing' album title. But the song titles are exciting - and how about the decades-later re-emergence of the Carol King song, and Unwanted Number?!!! What more so than "Spike" ?! I hope it's better than that album ( sorry Mr getgood ) I love the g...
by sulky lad
Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 364
Views: 28699

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

The best birthday present would be a full scale UK tour imminently after the release - but I'll settle for the vinyl with 4 bonus tracks making 16 spread over 4 sides (4 x 4- geddit !!)
by sulky lad
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: TEEN ANGST...ba way late to the CRACKER party!
Replies: 5
Views: 793

Re: TEEN ANGST...ba way late to the CRACKER party!

Teen Angst ?!!! - come on BA, you're kidding me that you can remember TEEN ANGST ? :roll: I love it when bands you have affections for suddenly remind you of how much they have actually been part of your musical heritage . So glad you had a good time ! I saw Cheap Trick for the first time In Wolverh...
by sulky lad
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters, Newcastle upon Tyne, June 25, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 3153

Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Newcastle upon Tyne, June 25, 2018

Posted my recording of this show on a certain torrent site and received a cryptic comment from Toasttoast - anyone any idea if this is Chris keeping an eye on the 40 year anniversary uploads and any other EC live material that may be in circulation ?
by sulky lad
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Almost Blue Promo 00001
Replies: 5
Views: 863

Re: Almost Blue Promo 00001

Never mind the promo, who bought the KBFH transcription LP with Devo from 14 May 1980 ? :evil:
by sulky lad
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello cancels tour after surgery to remove 'aggressive' tumour
Replies: 39
Views: 4996

Re: Elvis Costello cancels tour after surgery to remove 'aggressive' tumour

Top Balony wrote "Would that be the Cheeky Monkeys?"


What a brilliant band name - I might have to try and form one just to use that name now !
by sulky lad
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters plays Manchester Castlefields, July 6 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 7601

Re: Elvis and The Imposters plays Manchester Castlefields, July 6 2018

My refund went through yesterday which is better than I expected and more significantly, much quicker than my refund for the Plymouth Pavilions show (which still hasn't appeared) - and to cap it all, I expect Mrs Sulky will now expect me to show her an equally good time doing something other than se...
by sulky lad
Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello cancels tour after surgery to remove 'aggressive' tumour
Replies: 39
Views: 4996

Re: Elvis Costello cancels tour after surgery to remove 'aggressive' tumour

Reassuring to know that even though I'll never be a good enough bassist to replace Bruce or Davey, I probably could cut it in the Arctic Monkeys, judging by that performance :wink:
by sulky lad
Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Girls Talk - live
Replies: 24
Views: 1859

Re: Girls Talk - live

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by sulky lad
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Almost Blue Promo 00001
Replies: 5
Views: 863

Re: Almost Blue Promo 00001

That follows about Jake - didn't Bruce mention in one of his tomes that Jake kept back the "prime" promotional items as his security for a rainy day ?
Now if only Jake had kept back some of the rare live recordings ! :wink:
by sulky lad
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Girls Talk - live
Replies: 24
Views: 1859

Re: Girls Talk - live

Ssssh Neil, don't tell JF else I'll be taking a shovel to Cardiff to check the foundations !!! :shock:
by sulky lad
Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Girls Talk - live
Replies: 24
Views: 1859

Re: Girls Talk - live

I've seen him do it a few times in Cardiff and Swansea- I think and he's often dedicated it to Dave Edmunds - it's always been a bit faster than the B-side but maybe not quite as fast as the Dave version - this probably doesn't help much does it ? First performed on the Wake Up Canada tour of Novemb...
by sulky lad
Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Girls Talk - live
Replies: 24
Views: 1859

Re: Girls Talk - live

Yes , Neil ! :roll:
by sulky lad
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Nocturne Live - Oxfordshire (UK), June 16, 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 6800

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Nocturne Live - Oxfordshire (UK), June 16, 2018

And not one of you looking out of place in front of one of the great stately homes of England !! :wink:
by sulky lad
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello cancels tour after surgery to remove 'aggressive' tumour
Replies: 39
Views: 4996

Re: Elvis Costello cancels tour after surgery to remove 'aggressive' tumour

Sorry TB, you're absolutely right and even "educated guesses" such as my own are in the end mere speculation- but all I truly want is the reassurance that Elvis knows he's in our thoughts and prayers and that we only want him fit and well as soon as is physically and clinically possible !
by sulky lad
Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello cancels tour after surgery to remove 'aggressive' tumour
Replies: 39
Views: 4996

Re: Elvis Costello cancels tour after surgery to remove 'aggressive' tumour

Thanks Doc, so much for spellcheck -!! as someone who measures one marker PSA hundreds of times a day , I’m painfully aware of the prevalence of this disease and the need for truly early diagnosis and treatment . Great summary and important to get a clinical view here !
by sulky lad
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis Costello cancels tour after surgery to remove 'aggressive' tumour
Replies: 39
Views: 4996

Re: Elvis Costello cancels tour after surgery to remove 'aggressive' tumour

Sincerest best wishes for a very speedy and full recovery Elvis - as one of those who witnessed your amazing and brave performance at Newcastle and the cost you paid for that astounding effort , I can only admire and respect your professionalism . Those of us who have loved and been inspired by all ...
by sulky lad
Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters plays Manchester Castlefields, July 6 2018
Replies: 54
Views: 7601

Re: Elvis and The Imposters plays Manchester Castlefields, July 6 2018

I'm proud to say it was going to be a magnanimous gesture so the cancellation means I actually get a refund - bit of a result really !
by sulky lad
Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Antwerp (Belgium), July 3, 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1546

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Antwerp (Belgium), July 3, 2018

Nottingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Newcastle : T-shirts £25, Poster £10, Mug £6 and the dreaded tea-towel also £6 - and I was going to buy one for each of the three ladies in my life one each for Christmas ( and to remind them what their true roles in life are !) :shock:
by sulky lad
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Antwerp (Belgium), July 3, 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1546

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Antwerp (Belgium), July 3, 2018

Glad you made both shows, SP - :wink: I hope that's good news for us fans !!!
by sulky lad
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & The Imposters play the Love Supreme Festival, Glynde Place, East Sussex , England , June 30 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 4671

Re: Elvis & The Imposters play the Love Supreme Festival, Glynde Place, East Sussex , England , June 30 2018

That's a brilliant precis of what Level 42 always seemed to represent to me in the 80s, BA ! More about the pose than anything else. Mark King was a good bassist but his style of slap-playing wore remarkably thin after two or three listens and it seemed sometimes like a very poor attempt to be a com...
by sulky lad
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: Castlefields, Manchester 6 July 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 571

Re: Castlefields, Manchester 6 July 2018

Ticket now taken !

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