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by The Gentleman
Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis, solo, plays Chicago, June 11 2014
Replies: 15
Views: 2723

Re: Elvis, solo, plays Chicago, June 11 2014

Did he identify the "theme" for the evening's set?
by The Gentleman
Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis, solo, plays Milwaukee June 10 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2964

Re: Elvis, solo, plays Milwaukee June 10 2014

Blew a tire en route to Milwaukee. Open question whether I get there at all, let alone live tweet the show. Arghh!!!! This is terrible news! Come on, TJ....hope you make it! Dave Yep, made it--thanks! Were you there? After my ordeal of a travel day, I hightailed it back to my hotel immediately afte...
by The Gentleman
Tue Jun 10, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis, solo, plays Milwaukee June 10 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2964

Re: Elvis, solo, plays Milwaukee June 10 2014

Blew a tire en route to Milwaukee. Open question whether I get there at all, let alone live tweet the show. Arghh!!!!
by The Gentleman
Tue Jun 10, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC solo tours 2014 tally: LAST YEAR OF HIS YOUTH
Replies: 90
Views: 13373

Re: EC solo tours 2014 tally: LAST YEAR OF HIS YOUTH

at the show i saw where he included "CARAVAN"...it was more the integral chorus "LA LA LA LA LA LA LA" section. maybe if there is an audio or video of this song from last night we will be able to add it accordingly! thanks. b if not familiar with the song, here's a FANTASTIC ver...
by The Gentleman
Tue Jun 10, 2014 7:26 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC solo tours 2014 tally: LAST YEAR OF HIS YOUTH
Replies: 90
Views: 13373

Re: EC solo tours 2014 tally: LAST YEAR OF HIS YOUTH

first show gives us 31 songs (you all know ba counts fragments :lol: ) From the June 9 thread In Elvis land, Costello reigns as King Article by: JON BREAM , Star Tribune Updated: June 9, 2014 - 11:57 PM However, “Radio Radio” had new resonance when the singer explained that it was about the radio i...
by The Gentleman
Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:57 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis, solo, plays St Paul , June 9 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2517

Re: Elvis, solo, plays St Paul , June 9 2014

I think the telltale sign he's enjoying himself is when he keeps on doing his "1 more song?" finger gesture-- and we got a lot of it tonight.
by The Gentleman
Mon Jun 09, 2014 11:19 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis, solo, plays St Paul , June 9 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2517

Re: Elvis, solo, plays St Paul , June 9 2014

the gentleman is surely spoiling us tonight with this live twitter setlist watch. i hope he is going to MORE shows. thanks friend! Thanks! Only one more show this tour for me, though. But I would be glad to live tweet every show he ever does in the future if we can set up some sort of funding mecha...
by The Gentleman
Mon Jun 09, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis, solo, plays St Paul , June 9 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2517

Re: Elvis, solo, plays St Paul , June 9 2014

I died a little bit inside when I saw he skipped "Suit of Lights."
by The Gentleman
Sun Jun 08, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis, solo, plays St Paul , June 9 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 2517

Re: Elvis, solo, plays St Paul , June 9 2014

Oh yeah. In fact, no promises, but I will likely live tweet it. If you want to see the setlist unfold in real time, I'm @truesdelljyoung. In the interest of minimizing the amount of time I spend dinking with my phone, I might be a bit ruthless with shorthand and abbreviations, but it should be enoug...
by The Gentleman
Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis, solo, plays Milwaukee June 10 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2964

Re: Elvis, solo, plays Milwaukee June 10 2014

I'll be going to this one, too.
by The Gentleman
Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:07 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis & Imp., West Coast Blues & Roots Fest., April 13, 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 5494

Re: Elvis & Imp., West Coast Blues & Roots Fest., April 13,

quite an "old" setlist. With Everyday I write the book as newest song played. and that one is more than 30 years old. Fair enough. But "Midnight Bus" (not to mention "Payday") certainly qualify as "newer to EC." In fact, unless I'm wrong, I don't think he's e...
by The Gentleman
Sun Apr 06, 2014 12:17 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Party Party playing over the credits of Party Party.
Replies: 3
Views: 884

Re: Party Party playing over the credits of Party Party.

Azmuda wrote:Just noticed "Party Girl" listed in the credits.


Also, the name of the (great) band X-Ray Spex is misspelled.
by The Gentleman
Thu Mar 27, 2014 2:13 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River
Replies: 341
Views: 74517

Re: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River

ALSO: it would be funny and frustrating if, like the original Basement Tapes, there end up being a ton of songs that aren't officially released from these sessions! That would be an awesome historical irony. But I'd much prefer if 1 and 2CD sets were released at the same time, with the 2CD set coll...
by The Gentleman
Thu Mar 27, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River
Replies: 341
Views: 74517

Re: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River

agreed with all 3 of these last posts! AND maybe this little project WILL finally get us the POSITIVELY 4th STREET owed us from 10-16-1993! 8) 8) 8) Completely agree with P4S is long overdue. Not sure I've ever heard an acoustic version of the song, but pretty sure EC could make it work spectacular...
by The Gentleman
Wed Mar 26, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis during the early beard years-Mischievous Ghost Video
Replies: 13
Views: 2459

Re: Elvis during the early beard years-Mischievous Ghost Vid

Thanks! From April 1990, there seem to be more musicians involved than the wiki listing has - I must make inquiries & get names etc. Also - and I won't swear to it - but this seems to have a different vocal than the released recording. http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/index.php/Mischievous_Gh...
by The Gentleman
Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River
Replies: 341
Views: 74517

Re: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River

Anyway, the EC/BD-songs that aren't chosen for Lost On The River, may get played on the upcoming solo tour. So, I'm really looking forward to this release and the solo tour. REALLY hoping to hear EC/BD songs on the solo tour. Aside from the "Jack of All Parades" that he opened with on a f...
by The Gentleman
Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River
Replies: 341
Views: 74517

Re: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River

Love the description of the backing vocals. If you're going to do songs from The Basement Tapes period justice, you NEED loose and raucous backing vocals. See also Dylan & The Band at Isle of Wight.
by The Gentleman
Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River
Replies: 341
Views: 74517

Re: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River

with 20-50 tracks being discussed here, and artists playing on each others tunes regularly it seems, i would bet there is a very large amount of Elvis upon this release. if 20 get released Gent....i would imagine at least 4-5 tracks feature him upon lead vocals. At the very least, the way I read th...
by The Gentleman
Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River
Replies: 341
Views: 74517

Re: T-Bone / Dylan project: will Elvis be involved?

Elvis worked with T Bone in the last few days in Los Angeles, recording a track for this project. I have that from a credible source who has to remain confidential. Great scoop you had here! Btw, how specific was your source as to how many tracks EC recorded? From this comment, it seems like just o...
by The Gentleman
Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:24 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis remixes Johnny Cash song, March 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 2113

Re: Elvis remixes Johnny Cash song

http://consequenceofsound.net/2014/03/listen-elvis-costello-remixes-johnny-cashs-she-used-to-love-me-a-lot/ In his 40-plus-year career, Elvis Costello has worn plenty of hats musically, indulging in everything from New Wave to punk rock to folk to blues to even a little contemporary classical. Toda...
by The Gentleman
Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: T-Bone / Dylan project: Lost On The River
Replies: 341
Views: 74517

Re: T-Bone / Dylan project: will Elvis be involved?

I had the same question when I heard the news about this set a while ago. Hard to predict, but Elvis is clearly close to T-bone, and not only does he have a commercial profile high enough to potentially enhance the this set's sales projects (but, admittedly, not enough to guarantee a hit), he also h...
by The Gentleman
Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Fanzine "Beyond Belief" on Ebay
Replies: 14
Views: 2363

Re: Fanzine "Beyond Belief" on Ebay

I still have my stack, stored in a box. It was a fantastic resource, particularly in the pre-Internet days. It also reminded me that I was nowhere near as fanatical about EC as I could have been. After over a decade (wow) I still hold out hope that Dave Farr will resume and finish his A to Z series...
by The Gentleman
Sat Nov 23, 2013 3:44 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis plays Storrs, CT Nov. 21 2013
Replies: 48
Views: 7048

Re: Elvis plays Storrs, CT Nov. 21 2013

verbal gymnastics wrote:I've never heard 13 steps lead down solo.


I could be mistaken, but I don't think it was performed live solo before this tour. But there is a solo demo on the Rhino reissue. And it's pretty great.
by The Gentleman
Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:33 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: New album for 2013: "Wise Up Ghost" (with The Roots!)
Replies: 1086
Views: 187058

Re: New album for 2013: "Wise Up Ghost" (with The Roots!)

Wow-- "Can You Hear Me?" is strange and fabulous. A bizarre amalgam of "Radio Silence," "Complicated Shadows," and "American Gangster Time" (seemingly due to the fact that the all share references to "gangsters"-- do I detect a new Spinning Songbook ...

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