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Track: Elvis Costello – No Flag

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News: Wreckless Eric Announces New Album and Tour

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Classic Compilation: Elvis Costello – The Best of Elvis Costello: The First 10 Years

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ELVIS COSTELLO could’ve been another ageing punk pioneer, making occasional appearances for the faithful; but instead, since his 1977 debut, he’s been uncompromising, eclectic, prolific and ever-present. His total embrace and respect for all musicians and genres of music is what sets him apart. Despite his formidable career he sits humbly at the feet of …

After announcing his new album ‘Hey Clockface’ and new single ‘We are All Cowards Now’ via Concord Records. We get the surprise delivery of Elvis Costello’s new track ‘Phonographic Memory’, described as “the exclusive B-Side of the recently released, “We Are All Cowards Now”. “Phonographic Memory” imagines a post-war ceremony involving an archive recording of …

The legendary Elvis Costello has confirmed his welcome return to the music scene with the announcement of a new album ‘Hey Clockface’ on 30 October 2020 as he releases a new single ‘We are All Cowards Now’. Of the album itself, Costello says: I wanted the record to be vivid, whether the songs demanded playing …

‘No Flag’ is Elvis Costello’s new single. Traveling alone to the Finnish capital on February 16th, Elvis Costello worked for three days at Suomenlinnan Studio, a recording facility a twenty-minute ferry ride from downtown Helsinki.  Asked about the choice of recording location, Elvis explained, “I wanted to go somewhere nobody knew me. So, this is ‘The …

A. Swayze and the Ghosts are undeniably one of Tasmanian’s finest exports (along with southern gothicism, unfiltered Gin and the Dark Mofo Festival). Building up quite a reputation across Australia, they have just released a fantastic new single and announced a tour of the US – treading the well worn path of Australian bands to …

Following his acclaimed DeTour solo tours of 2015 and 2016, Elvis Costello returns with The Imposters for 10 unmissable UK & Ireland Dates this summer. Joined by backing vocalists Kitten Kuroi and Briana Lee, Elvis Costello and The Imposters (drummer Pete Thomas, keyboardist Steve Nieve and bassist Davey Faragher) will be performing songs from their incomparable back catalogue. With the release of …

Wreckless Eric (born Eric Goulden) released the brilliant “Whole Wide World” in 1977 (covered more recently by Cage the Elephant) and perfectly captured the late seventies post punk new wave zeitgeist with its laconic delivery and nihilistic lyrics. I suppose one could argue that this was a classic one hit wonder but Goulden, part of …

Of course there are far more Elvis Costello compilations on the shelves than are strictly necessary, and given that throughout his lengthy and relatively productive career he has frequently thrown his fans a curve-ball, there’s never going to be a compilation that captures the full-scope of his career to date, at least not to everyone’s …