Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

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Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby johnfoyle » Fri May 25, 2012 6:13 pm

Who's going?

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby And No Coffee Table » Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:05 pm

Last wheel of the tour (at least until they announce more dates):

Happy
Cash
Turpentine
Numbers
Detectives vs. Hoover Factory
Roses
Watch Your Step
I Can Sing A Rainbow
I Want You
Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
Crime And Punishment
Everyday I Write The Book
Toussaint
New Lace Sleeves
Beauty Or Beast?
Condemned Man
Alison
Imperial Chocolate
End Of The World
Riot Act
Girl
Peace, Love & Understanding
This Wheel's On Fire
Bedlam
Living In Paradise
Oliver's Army
King's Ransom
No Particular Place To Go
Beyond Belief
Shipbuilding
Time
Brilliant Mistake
Motel Matches
Country Darkness
Joker
Stella Hurt
Joanna
Accidents Will Happen
Chelsea
Clubland

Twitter:

Blood and Chocolate, yay! De stem is er nog. Onmiskenbaar.


(Google translation: "The voice is still there. Unmistakable.")

Shipbuilding t 1e nr via t spinning soundbook van elvis costello in #melkweg #lekkerbezig http://pic.twitter.com/KheIiX6Z


Radio radio en shipbuilding al geweest


Ik hou van de stem van Elvis Costello! #Melkweg #spinningsongbook http://pic.twitter.com/z9c26xcl


("I love Elvis Costello's voice!")

I JUST GOT PULLED ON STAGE. HUGGED ELVIS COSTELLO. SPUN THE WHEEL. DANCED ON STAGE. OMG!!!!


Elvis Costello plays Johnny Cash. Me happy.

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby And No Coffee Table » Tue Jun 05, 2012 4:34 pm

Ukulele at Elvis Costello!!!! (it's small and hard to see, of course ;) ) http://pic.twitter.com/SrpOD9co


Chelsea. Moet dat nou?


("Was that necessary?")

Waanzinnig leuk concert van Elvis Costello @Melkweg 2.15 uur later nog steeds going strong! #fb http://pic.twitter.com/ozvr311c


("Insanely fun concert by Elvis Costello @ Melkweg 2.15 hours later, still going strong!")

Elvis Costello plays… the Sex Pistols?


Wát een stem. #Elviscostello http://pic.twitter.com/uhYcFbVZ


("What a voice.")

Just heard a brilliant live version of I Want You. I can die happy now.

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby Azmuda » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:34 am

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby Neil. » Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:08 am

Wow, that setlist is amazing! Best one of the tour?!

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby verbal gymnastics » Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:30 am

Neil. - those are the wheel selections.

Are you drinking? :lol:
international laughing stock...

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby And No Coffee Table » Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:47 am

Here's the setlist from elviscostello.com:

Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 5th, 2012

Overture - featuring the former Mother Superior of Our Lady of Perpetual Torment, Dixie De La Fontaine

I Hope You're Happy Now
Heart Of The City
Mystery Dance
Uncomplicated
Radio Radio

The Spectacular Spinning Songbook

Shipbuilding - Spin 1

Everyday I Write The Book - IMPROMPTU

Stella Hurt - Spin 2

Condemned Man/I Put A Spell On You - Spin 3

Clubland - Spin 4

"Numbers" Jackpot - Spin 5

My Three Sons - Spinner's Number
Less Than Zero

Watching The Detectives/Help Me/ Happy Birthday - for "Dixie de la Fontaine" - Ms. Melissa Valdez, her cake, clogs and orange No.14 shirt.

The Hammer Of Songs

Brilliant Mistake - Swinger's Request

Cry Cry Cry - IMPROMPTU

Alison - IMPROMPTU

Interlude

A Slow Drag With Josephine - Napoleon Solo

Jimmie Standing In The Rain - Napoleon Solo

Who's The Meanest Girl In Town, Josephine - Napoleon "Ukulele" Solo

Suit Of Lights - with the Imposters

Chelsea

Oliver's Army

Finale

"Happy" Jackpot - Spin 6

I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down
High Fidelity
Five Gears In Reverse
King Horse
Possession
Secondary Modern
Watch Your Step

Encore

Lipstick Vogue

Pump It Up

Peace, Love And Understanding

I Want You

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby sweetest punch » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:02 am

Great show, a packed house, many highlights:
    A six song Get Happy!! Jackpot
    Lipstick Vogue
    Condemned Man - a great Imposters version
    Suit Of Lights - a fierce version, dedicated to Ross
    Who's The Meanest Girl In Town, Josephine - in fact the whole Napoleon solo part was fantastic
    Cry Cry Cry
And for what it's worth: Elvis said that the Spinning Songbook won't be spinning again in 2012.
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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby verbal gymnastics » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:05 am

I wish I'd seen that Happy jackpot.

Good setlist - and a good way to end the tour.

I didn't think we'd see the Songbook this year. I think we'll see the wheel and a slightly different format next year.
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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby Neil. » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:31 pm

Neil. - those are the wheel selections.

Are you drinking? :lol:


LOL, I was stone cold sober for once. Maybe that's why I didn't understand what was going on! Aw, what a great tour. I got the DVD the other day - great mix - best Elvis DVD so far.

xxx

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby invisible Pole » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:53 am

Awesome Get Happy Jackpot!!
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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby Azmuda » Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:41 am

Excellent 15-minute clip -
Azmuda wrote:Cry, Cry, Cry -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0161sDE450

And there's an audio recording on Dime now.

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby Otis Westinghouse » Tue Jun 12, 2012 6:49 pm

I'll be in Amsterdam tomorrow night. Why couldn't Elvis have hung on a week?

Will have to settle for Holland v Germany in a bar instead...
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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby krm » Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:06 am

Otis Westinghouse wrote:I'll be in Amsterdam tomorrow night. Why couldn't Elvis have hung on a week?

Will have to settle for Holland v Germany in a bar instead...


could be entertaining as well!

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby The imposter » Thu Jun 14, 2012 8:55 am

I've been listening to this audience recording (still seeding on dime) and thoroughly enjoying it. The quality is the best sounding boot I've heard this year at least, if not the whole tour. Perfect atmosphere, sounds like a smallish intimate venue, Elvis wit is razor sharp with all the best anecdotes and the setlist is amazing. Last night of the tour the band seem to be really enjoying themselves and it's amazing that Elvis seems to know which songs are popular at which venue, "Less Than Zero" seemed ecstatically received.Then there are the bits where Elvis talks candidly about his father and how he sounds genuinely happy to be back playing, coupled with a happy Birthday to Dixie (Melissa) wound up in a killer version of "WTD" .

I enjoyed the Liverpool show, but the Glasgow atmosphere seemed a little flat in the upper balconies.. European audiences seem a bit more willing to let themselves go a bit I will be sure to make a visit to Amsterdam if he plays there any time soon..

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby Otis Westinghouse » Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:56 pm

krm wrote:
Otis Westinghouse wrote:I'll be in Amsterdam tomorrow night. Why couldn't Elvis have hung on a week?

Will have to settle for Holland v Germany in a bar instead...


could be entertaining as well!


Enjoyed the orange suits, wigs, wearing a stetson and over-sized glasses, and the huge eupohoria when RVP finally got one, but what a bummer of a result. I love the immense Dutch fanatacism - would have been so much fun if they'd beaten the Germans. July 7 1974 was one of the darkest days of my youth - about to turn 10 and a passionate admirer of Cruyff and Neeskens.

On a more positive note, Amsterdam is one of the most lovely flowerings of human civilisation anywhere. Seeing Elvis there at the end of this great tour would have been perfection, dammit.
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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby blureu » Fri Jul 13, 2012 9:59 pm

Finally listening to this show and agree the sound is great. Seek it out if you haven't already.

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters, Amsterdam, 5 June '12

Postby sweetest punch » Sat Jul 14, 2012 2:16 am

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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