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Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: New Elvis Costello interview re: McCartney collaboration
Replies: 10
Views: 1079

Re: New Elvis Costello interview re: McCartney collaboration

Elvis (like Paul Weller) has an inquisitive mind and is happy to try all kinds of experimental things - different musicians, musical styles, influences etc.

However, in the main I'm not a fan of his non-Attractions/Imposters projects.
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Master tapes with Elvis Costello - 10th September 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3074

Re: Master tapes with Elvis Costello - 10th September 2018

The actual guitar that Elvis wrote Watching the Detectives on (although it’s had a few resprays.
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Sep 11, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 266
Views: 19792

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

Does this even count as a review?
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Master tapes with Elvis Costello - 10th September 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3074

Re: Master tapes with Elvis Costello - 10th September 2018

This was an amazing evening. Elvis really enjoyed it, even to the degree of playing A Face in the Crowd after the show had finished recording. There were around 200 people there and even those without tickets were allowed in. John Wilson - the interviewer - said Elvis was going to (seriously) play a...
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Last Christmas - Wham
by verbal gymnastics
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 266
Views: 19792

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

I’m still not seeing the Imperial Bedroom connection - I’d say Suspect My Tears is more akin to the sound on Painted From Memory.
by verbal gymnastics
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Master tapes with Elvis Costello - 10th September 2018
Replies: 47
Views: 3074

Re: Master tapes with Elvis Costello - 10th September 2018

Has anyone on the forum had their question chosen?
by verbal gymnastics
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: From the management
Topic: Server Maintenance and Inactive Users Deleted
Replies: 7
Views: 586

Re: Server Maintenance and Inactive Users Deleted

By the way, can I echo Doc’s final reminder.

Please donate towards running this site - if it wasn’t for this forum I’d never have met so many fans who have become firm friends and I’m sure I’m not the only person who can say that.
by verbal gymnastics
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Peace in our time - Big Country
by verbal gymnastics
Sun Sep 09, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis and The Imposters, Riot Fest (Chicago), Sept 15, 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 2752

Re: Elvis and The Imposters, Riot Fest (Chicago), Sept 15, 2018

That definitely rules him out of coming to the London meet up :lol:
by verbal gymnastics
Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .
Replies: 1453
Views: 434067

Re: Relatively Insignificant EC Stuff. . .

They look great. I hope you don’t get any letters from Elvis’ people for any potential copyright breaches though.
by verbal gymnastics
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Peace on Earth - U2
by verbal gymnastics
Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Peace in our time - Big Country
by verbal gymnastics
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Don't give up on us baby - David Soul
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Get up stand up - Bob Marley
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Sequel songs
Replies: 10
Views: 844

Re: Sequel songs

It's also worth pointing out that some of the songs on The Delivery Man are linked.
by verbal gymnastics
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Stand and deliver - Adam and the Ants
by verbal gymnastics
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 266
Views: 19792

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

jardine wrote:"whatever you do, don't let him drink"


That’s something I say to my fellow board members at the meet ups when Neil. arrives... :lol:
by verbal gymnastics
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

It just came to pieces in my hand - The Style Council

Another Paul Weller superb b-side.
by verbal gymnastics
Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

I fall to pieces - Patsy Cline
by verbal gymnastics
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Toys in the attic - R.E.M.
by verbal gymnastics
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Look Now: new album announced!
Replies: 266
Views: 19792

Re: Look Now: new album announced!

That’s a fantastic analysis hawksmoor but is it enough to convince your wife? :lol: The casual listener will listen to it once and then decide if they like it or not unfortunately. Once the album is out I’ll play it repeatedly and certain songs will stick in my head and then certain ones I might end...
by verbal gymnastics
Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Song Titles Game - Part II
Replies: 16238
Views: 1655448

Re: Song Titles Game - Part II

Summer nights - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John

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