"Plotting our return, early in the Leap Year" (2020 UK tour)

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Re: "Plotting our return, early in the Leap Year" (2020 UK tour)

Postby sweetest punch » Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:40 pm

https://twitter.com/ElvisCostello/statu ... gr%5Etweet

Elvis Costello
@ElvisCostello 11 u
“Goodbye Cruel World” doesn’t seem to be such a good gag anymore.
Though it is hard to feel the end is nigh on this glorious day. “Homeward Bound”
Time for some reading, writing and arithmetic
Take care of yourselves and see you when this is all over. Love from
@elviscostello

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Re: "Plotting our return, early in the Leap Year" (2020 UK tour)

Postby sulky lad » Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:07 pm

Any ideas what the connotation of Basing Street - is it anything to do with Pony Street ? :wink:

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Re: "Plotting our return, early in the Leap Year" (2020 UK tour)

Postby johnfoyle » Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:36 pm

Maybe this ?

http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/inde ... _1972-1979

AUG 7, 1977

Basing Street Studios, London

a. (I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea (Basing Street Studios Version)

This Year's Model (Rhino bonus CD)

EC (vocal, guitar), Steve Nieve (keyboards), Bruce Thomas (bass), Pete Thomas (drums)

Basing Street Studios was later renamed SARM West Studios.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarm_West_Studios

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Re: "Plotting our return, early in the Leap Year" (2020 UK tour)

Postby docinwestchester » Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:06 pm

sweetest punch wrote:https://twitter.com/ElvisCostello/status/1239501074479878145?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet

Elvis Costello
@ElvisCostello 11 u
“Goodbye Cruel World” doesn’t seem to be such a good gag anymore.
Though it is hard to feel the end is nigh on this glorious day. “Homeward Bound”
Time for some reading, writing and arithmetic
Take care of yourselves and see you when this is all over. Love from
@elviscostello

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There are some really nice comments on that tweet.

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Re: "Plotting our return, early in the Leap Year" (2020 UK tour)

Postby sulky lad » Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:38 am

johnfoyle wrote:Maybe this ?

http://www.elviscostello.info/wiki/inde ... _1972-1979

AUG 7, 1977

Basing Street Studios, London

a. (I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea (Basing Street Studios Version)

This Year's Model (Rhino bonus CD)

EC (vocal, guitar), Steve Nieve (keyboards), Bruce Thomas (bass), Pete Thomas (drums)

[b]Basing Street Studios was later renamed SARM West Studios.[/b

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarm_West_Studios


Thanks for the quick info, John, hope all is OK in your hometown !

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Re: "Plotting our return, early in the Leap Year" (2020 UK tour)

Postby krm » Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:05 am

GCW was recorded at SARM West studios!

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Re: "Plotting our return, early in the Leap Year" (2020 UK tour)

Postby sweetest punch » Tue Mar 17, 2020 12:11 pm

https://www.uncut.co.uk/publications/ma ... 20-123584/

Uncut – May 2020

(...)
We catch Elvis Costello & The Imposters live,....
(...)
Since you put me down, it seems i've been very gloomy. You may laugh but pretty girls look right through me.


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