But he’s not the only one. “What A Catch, Donnie,” the third single from the band’s forthcoming fifth studio album Folie à Deux features a whole case of characters singing lines from various Fall Out Boy songs. In an especially meta move, Costello handles Folie’s second single, “Headfirst Slide Into Cooperstown On A Bad Bet.” Other crooners include Hall & Oates fan Travis McCoy of Gym Class Heroes (“Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down”), Panic At The Disco’s Brendon Urie (“Dance, Dance”), ex-Midtown dude Gabriel Saporta (“Grand Theft Autumn/Where Is Your Boy”), The Academy Is…’s William Beckett (“Growing Up”), etc. Right, Costello is sorta odd man out among a bunch of Decaydancers. Listen.

Between this, Momofuku, and his work with Lucinda Williams, Jenny Lewis, and Colbert, Feist, and Toby Keith, Elvis certainly hasn’t left the building.

Folie à Deux is out 12/16 via Decaydance/Island/Fueled By Ramen.

Comments (9)
  1. fido  |   Posted on Oct 15th, 2008 0

    I hate that when I hear the words “Fall Out Boy,” I now automatically think of a mediocre pop-punk band instead of Radioactive Man’s sidekick.

    “The goggles, they do nothing!”

  2. Barrett  |   Posted on Oct 15th, 2008 0

    I love the site, and Costello is awesome lol, definitely going to bookmark this


  3. Sounds pretty awesome to me. I think FOB’s new album will be great

  4. LOGAN  |   Posted on Oct 15th, 2008 0

    that’s unfortunate.

    also hows this for a sentence: “the THIRD single from the band’s FORTHcoming FIFTH studio album .” wow that mashed my mind grapes, i had to read that 3 times!

  5. Sean Jean  |   Posted on Oct 15th, 2008 0

    As a big Elvis fan, that sucks. Why’d he do that?

  6. Fall Out Boy = Star Jones belly button of Alt Rock.
    Fall Out Boy + Elvis Costello = Star Jones belly button (of Alt Rock) with Elvis Costello hanging out in it.

  7. corey  |   Posted on Oct 15th, 2008 0

    but why?

  8. Kimmy  |   Posted on Dec 12th, 2008 0

    Fall out boy rocks! If you don’t agree you dont have a brain, or a good taste in music.

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