Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby Neil. » Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:37 am

sulky lad wrote:
Neil. wrote:Sulky, Strict Time was a coincidence: https://twitter.com/ElvisCostello/statu ... 4984422400

Neil it wasn't a request, it was advisory :wink:


Chuckle. That's a very ambiguous tweet. Maybe he's saying that they don't take requests, but... accidents will happen (i.e. he may 'accidentally' play stuff that we suggest - if it tickles his fancy, of course!)

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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby sulky lad » Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:09 am

Neil. wrote:
sulky lad wrote:
Neil. wrote:Sulky, Strict Time was a coincidence: https://twitter.com/ElvisCostello/statu ... 4984422400

Neil it wasn't a request, it was advisory :wink:


Chuckle. That's a very ambiguous tweet. Maybe he's saying that they don't take requests, but... accidents will happen (i.e. he may 'accidentally' play stuff that we suggest - if it tickles his fancy, of course!)


Of course, Neil, you spotted that funny little "trapdoor" - Honestly if Elvis opts to chuck any rarities in, I'm sure we'll be delighted to hear some/any obscurities :D

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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby verbal gymnastics » Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:06 am

sulky lad wrote:
Neil. wrote:
sulky lad wrote: Neil it wasn't a request, it was advisory :wink:


Chuckle. That's a very ambiguous tweet. Maybe he's saying that they don't take requests, but... accidents will happen (i.e. he may 'accidentally' play stuff that we suggest - if it tickles his fancy, of course!)


Of course, Neil, you spotted that funny little "trapdoor" - Honestly if Elvis opts to chuck any rarities in, I'm sure we'll be delighted to hear some/any obscurities :D


We don’t do requests but accidents will happen so we do do requests.

Trying to think like Elvis is difficult :lol:
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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby verbal gymnastics » Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:00 pm

From reading comments about the set lengths, it struck me that Elvis is on his first lengthy tour since his illness. Set lists often get longer as the tour goes on but I wouldn’t be surprised if 2 hours is as long as it gets.

It also made me wonder about the length of the UK shows as he has a support act.
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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby sulky lad » Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:14 pm

I don't mind too much if the shows are in the 90 to 120 minute length - 2 hours is actually looking like Elvis' limit.Last year his shows in the UK were between 100 and 120 minutes until Edinburgh when he played for 145 minutes and then looked particularly worn and ill the following night in Newcastle where he gave his best but it inevitably took a toll on him, resorting to the cancellation of the rest of the tour :-(

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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby verbal gymnastics » Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:04 pm

I wonder if Elvis will play the whole Trust album sequentially one night. They could definitely do it. And chuck in a few outtakes as well...
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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby Dr. Luther » Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:48 am

Black Sails in the Sunset would be nice.
Big Sister might work, with a backing vocal arrangement added..

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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby sulky lad » Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:18 am

Dr. Luther wrote:Black Sails in the Sunset would be nice.
Big Sister might work, with a backing vocal arrangement added..

Oh they're great calls, Dr. Luther! - I'd chew my opposing thumbs off to hear them and maybe, since I missed the performance in Manchester in 2014, a band version of Dr. Luther's Assistant :shock:

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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby krm » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:16 am

Why not give Sad about girls a try.....

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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby sulky lad » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:46 am

krm wrote:Why not give Sad about girls a try.....

Thumbs up - good choice !!

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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby krm » Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:00 am

He should save it for the UK tour.....

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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby verbal gymnastics » Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:57 am

I'd like to see them do the fast version of Watch your step.
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Re: Help us help Elvis on his forthcoming Fall tour...

Postby sulky lad » Sat Nov 16, 2019 7:11 am

verbal gymnastics wrote:I'd like to see them do the fast version of Watch your step.

I think the last time that version was played was the Get Happy! tour of 1980 probably at Ayr Pavilion if memory serves me right !


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