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by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 08, 2003 1:20 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Newcastle preview article/interview, Oct 2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1079

...and another one! http://icnewcastle.icnetwork.co.uk/0300entertainment/0500music/page.cfm?objectid=13484179&method=full&siteid=50081 Music for every mood Oct 6 2003 By David Whetstone, The Journal From east to west, from New York to Japan, Elvis Costello certainly notches up some air miles...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 08, 2003 1:16 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Newcastle preview article/interview, Oct 2003
Replies: 2
Views: 1079

Newcastle preview article/interview, Oct 2003

http://icnewcastle.icnetwork.co.uk/0300entertainment/0500music/page.cfm?objectid=13489309&method=full&siteid=50081 Music Star has fans across board Oct 7 2003 By Gordon Barr, The Evening Chronicle Be it rock, classical or even a bit of Bacharach, there's little Elvis Costello hasn't turned h...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 08, 2003 1:11 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Glasgow concert!
Replies: 27
Views: 6000

http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/ (site for this `paper - I can`t find this review in it ; I`ve transcibed this from the print edition) ------------------------------------------------------- The Herald (Glasgow) Oct.8 `03 If the performance of Accidents Will Happen (from way back in 1979 and a long-...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 08, 2003 4:51 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Glasgow concert!
Replies: 27
Views: 6000

Random notes on Glasgow Some scattered thoughts ( `till I have to dash for my bus to the airport) Someone with a sense of humour in the venue - Billy Joel`s Piano Man playing on the Foyer/bar P.A. - however Howard Tate`s Rediscovered was playing in the auditorium before the show. Elvis `n Steve look...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 08, 2003 4:32 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Glasgow concert!
Replies: 27
Views: 6000

Elvis and Steve in Glasgow were just fantastic. With just a brief wave they launched into a two and a quarter hour , 32 song set . Here`s the setlist -I`ll send on comments later Ac. - Acoustic Guitar P. - Piano M. - Melodia ( correct name for small keyboard thingy that Steve blew into while playing...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 08, 2003 4:07 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Glasgow concert!
Replies: 27
Views: 6000

http://www.news.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=1113782003&rware=JAVZPPADSCPV&CQ_CUR_DOCUMENT=2 Wed 8 Oct 2003 Elvis Costello Fiona Shepherd Elvis Costello **** ROYAL CONCERT HALL, GLASGOW ELVIS Costello’s last Scottish show was a jubilant nostalgia trip for fans of his brittle post-punk numbers, ...
by johnfoyle
Wed Oct 08, 2003 3:49 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Glasgow concert!
Replies: 27
Views: 6000

Laughing Crow missed one song - between Almost blue and Let me tell you about her Elvis did the Johnny Cash song I Still Miss Someone -
I`ll tell more later !
by johnfoyle
Tue Oct 07, 2003 12:59 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: I`m heading North.....
Replies: 4
Views: 1547

I`m in Glasgow , concert ticket in sweaty hand. Nice poster of Elvis - mostly North cover - by hall entrance . Two big trucks and a bus nearby - surely not all that for just Elvis `n Steve? Just time now - 6.55 PM - to eat something and then back to the show. Alas this `24 hour ` `net cafe the hotel...
by johnfoyle
Tue Oct 07, 2003 12:48 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: EC/Marian McPartlands Piano Jazz, 2003
Replies: 51
Views: 12233

From: "Kelly Hale" Subject: Re: Reaction: Piano Jazz To: COSTELLO-L@LISTSERV.AOL.COM 10.6.03 >>>Too bad that everyone doesn't seem to have access to >Piano Jazz, because it was truly insightful, > >>>>BillN, EC is verbose in his lyrics and in real life ; Someone called me on the phone last night to ...
by johnfoyle
Mon Oct 06, 2003 4:23 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis `n Steve , Osaka Oct. 4th
Replies: 3
Views: 1285

Elvis `n Steve , Osaka Oct. 4th

From Costello-l listserv - Very impressive show...but not in an usual way. From the start, Elvis seemed to have trouble with his voice and he didn't look very well. After three songs from North, he apologised for his voice and confessed he's sick. The setlist must have been changed a lot during the ...
by johnfoyle
Mon Oct 06, 2003 3:47 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: I`m heading North.....
Replies: 4
Views: 1547

I`m heading North.....

....to Glasgow for Elvis in concert there tomorrow , Tues.Oct.7th. After the debacle of my trip to London to try and get into the Sold On Song recording I`ve taken the rather elementary precaution of actually getting a ticket ( Block C- `by the stage` said the box office). I will , of course , share...
by johnfoyle
Sun Oct 05, 2003 4:56 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis in BBC1 interview series
Replies: 2
Views: 1148

Elvis in BBC1 interview series

From The Sunday Times . London October 05, 2003 Culture: Richard Brooks: Biteback (extracts) There I was, watching Michael Parkinson ( BBC TV Chatshow host)..... There’s been gossip recently that the great man might retire. He even hinted so in an interview in Radio Times. Jeremy Vine was rumoured t...
by johnfoyle
Sun Oct 05, 2003 3:41 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Musicians News review of North
Replies: 0
Views: 712

Musicians News review of North

http://www.musiciansnews.com/music/59/47/north.shtml Elvis Costello North Cabaret singing is one of the most venerable of pop idioms, yet one fraught with some paradoxical pitfalls: betraying emotional candor, yet not the studied artifice of the singer. And while Elvis Costello has a long and succes...
by johnfoyle
Sun Oct 05, 2003 3:32 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Philadelphia Inquirer review of North
Replies: 2
Views: 1190

Philadelphia Inquirer review of North

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/entertainment/6932791.htm Posted on Sun, Oct. 05, 2003 Record reviews Pop Elvis Costello North (Deutsche Grammophon ***1/2) North is another of Elvis Costello's periodic detours from rock, but rather than a pretentious diversion (such as The Juliet Letters, 1993's ...
by johnfoyle
Sun Oct 05, 2003 3:29 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Accidents will happen
Replies: 0
Views: 719

Accidents will happen

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/local/6932993.htm Accidents will happen David Dye of WXPN-FM (88.5) was at the Museum of Television & Radio in Manhattan recently to host a World Cafe chat and performance by Elvis Costello. The show was beamed live to Virgin Megastore's 23 outlets plus the mu...
by johnfoyle
Sun Oct 05, 2003 3:23 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: That other new Elvis recording
Replies: 3
Views: 1354

That other new Elvis recording

In case anyone has forgotten , another new Costello recording - a duet with Wanda Jackson on her new album Heart Trouble - is on the way - here`s an extract from the first review I`ve seen - http://www.popmatters.com/music/reviews/j/jacksonwanda-heart.shtml (extract) ...... and Buck Owens's classic ...
by johnfoyle
Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:18 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: ' North' cover location finally revealed
Replies: 7
Views: 1748

' North' cover location finally revealed

http://www.musicomh.com/albums/elvis-costello.htm Costello's debut album was called My Aim Is True but throughout his career I've always thought he was a bit hit and miss. I mean, Oliver's Army on Armed Forces was all right and an obvious hit; my favourite Watching The Detectives (on the aforementio...
by johnfoyle
Sat Oct 04, 2003 6:14 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Jazz Times review of North
Replies: 0
Views: 821

Jazz Times review of North

http://www.jazztimes.com/JazzNews/XcNewsPlus.asp?cmd=view&articleid=1099 Elvis Costello Goes North Date: 9/25/2003 Written By: Christopher Porter Elvis Costello loves Diana Krall. He also loves the same music as Diana Krall, which explains why Costello’s new CD, North (Deutsche Grammophon), is h...
by johnfoyle
Sat Oct 04, 2003 5:58 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Songs you wish EC would cover.
Replies: 36
Views: 5424

From Russia With Love . He nearly did , in 1997 for the album Shaken and Stirred: The David Arnold James Bond Project ; apparently Elvis just couldn`t find the time to do it. Natacha Atlas did the vocal in the end. Whenever I hear Matt Monro`s excellent original version I keep imagining how Elvis wo...
by johnfoyle
Fri Oct 03, 2003 6:43 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Elvis - morality/artistry
Replies: 30
Views: 5480

Elvis - morality/artistry

Maybe I`ve had a few glasses of wine too many this evening but these two quotes just keep batting around my brain - http://argument.independent.co.uk/regular_columnists/thomas_sutcliffe/story.jsp?story=449454 Thomas Sutcliffe writes - Just five pages into Robert Hughes' new biography of Goya, the re...
by johnfoyle
Fri Oct 03, 2003 12:59 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Times (London) interview with Elvis
Replies: 1
Views: 983

Times (London) interview with Elvis

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,585-839085,00.html Arts October 03, 2003 Pop Elvis: That's the way it is By Nigel Williamson Elvis Costello grows up ELVIS COSTELLO may no longer be the angry young man he once was, but there’s one phrase still guaranteed to raise his hackles. “A French friend...
by johnfoyle
Thu Oct 02, 2003 4:45 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: The Slate review of North
Replies: 2
Views: 1266

The Slate review of North

http://slate.msn.com/id/2089152/#ContinueArticle Elvis Costello, Crooner On his new album, the angry rocker turns into a lovelorn balladeer. By Elena Passarello Posted Thursday, October 2, 2003, at 1:50 PM PT The softer side of Elvis "A voice contains many precious things," croons Elvis Costello in ...
by johnfoyle
Thu Oct 02, 2003 1:59 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Word review of North & new reissues
Replies: 1
Views: 941

Thanks , Playthingorpet. That just leaves Peter Paphides`excellent review in Mojo (Oct.`03) as the last major review not on the `net. Anyone here `up ` for transcribing it ? I just do not have the time - I`m late for work as I type!
by johnfoyle
Thu Oct 02, 2003 1:56 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Naked Elvis
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

Naked Elvis

http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2003/10/02/1064988325228.html Naked Elvis By Michael Dwyer October 3, 2003 As far as Elvis Costello is concerned, recording history has yielded only three "completely studio-bound" records that are "really, truly great". He cites Pet Sounds by the Beach Boys and Ser...

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