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The Anniversary

Painted From Memory Turns 20

Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach go way back. They go back further than 1998’s Painted From Memory. More than 40 years, in fact.
Stephen Deusner | September 28, 2018 - 1:08 pm

Sounding Board

Elvis Costello Looked Back — And Ahead — With Imperial Bedroom Tour

Given the newish trend of artists playing a classic album in concert, it's not a huge surprise to learn Elvis Costello has joined the club.
Scott Lapatine | November 8, 2016 - 4:08 pm

Best Covers

21 Covers Of “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood,” Rated

There's a paradox with some artists -- the legends who stand apart from so much of pop music history in such a way that would…
Ryan Leas | September 23, 2015 - 12:20 pm

More Elvis Costello stories

Watch Elvis Costello & The Imposters Play Three Songs On CBS This Morning

Last month, Elvis Costello reunited with his backing band the Imposters on the brand new album Look Now, their first together in 10 years. And…
Peter Helman | November 10, 2018 - 7:37 pm

Watch The Strokes, Elvis Costello, the Chainsmokers, & More Read Mean Tweets On Kimmel

One of the most inspired running comedy bits in late-night television -- a landscape increasingly dotted with not-particularly-inspired running comedy bits -- is Mean Tweets,…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2018 - 8:43 am

Elvis Costello & The Imposters – “Suspect My Tears”

For a little while there, we were all terribly worried about Elvis Costello. This past summer, the songwriting legend cancelled a few live dates, and…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2018 - 11:42 am

Elvis Costello Reunites With The Imposters & Burt Bacharach On New Album Look Now: Hear Two Songs

Elvis Costello is one of those legacy artists who always seems to be around in some capacity, so it's been easy to forget that a…
Ryan Leas | July 27, 2018 - 12:03 am

Watch Arctic Monkeys Cover Elvis Costello’s “Lipstick Vogue”

Up until a few weeks ago, Elvis Costello was out on the road putting on his usual spectacular show, but the music legend had to…
Chris DeVille | July 11, 2018 - 8:58 am

Elvis Costello Recovering From Cancer Surgery

Elvis Costello isn't just one of our greatest living songwriters. He's also a trooper. For the past few weeks, Costello has been playing live shows…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2018 - 8:48 am

Elvis Costello – “I’ll Still Love You”

Long before he teamed up with Rick Rubin on the American albums, Johnny Cash was looking outside his country-music world for cover material. And way…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2018 - 10:40 am

Elvis Costello, Chris Cornell, Alison Krauss, & More Set Johnny Cash Poems To Music On New Tribute Album

Johnny Cash released scores of albums during his lifetime, and in the 15 years since his death, a whole lot of his unreleased music has…
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2018 - 10:31 am

Watch Elvis Costello Perform Two Songs On Kimmel

Elvis Costello was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night, where he played two songs from opposite ends of his career. He paired a…
Peter Helman | January 11, 2018 - 6:26 pm

Elvis Costello – “You Shouldn’t Look At Me That Way”

Elvis Costello has written a new song specifically for the upcoming movie Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, starring Jamie Bell and Annette Bening and…
Peter Helman | November 9, 2017 - 11:04 pm

Watch Lana Del Rey, Courtney Love, & More Perform At Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert

In the months since the death of Leonard Cohen, Cohen's son Adam has been organizing a huge tribute to his father at Montreal's Bell Centre.
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2017 - 9:18 am

Watch Elvis Costello, Dr. John, & Trombone Shorty Cover Fats Domino

Two days ago, we mourned the loss of Fats Domino, the rock 'n' roll innovator and New Orleans music deity. And last night, an all-star…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2017 - 11:24 am

Lana Del Rey, Elvis Costello, Feist, & More Playing Leonard Cohen Tribute Concert

Later this fall, almost exactly a year after Leonard Cohen's death, a strange and intriguing group of artists will gather at Montreal's Bell Centre to…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2017 - 8:50 am

Hear The Previously Unreleased Demo Of Paul McCartney & Elvis Costello’s First Collab “Back On My Feet”

Earlier this year, Paul McCartney released a deluxe reissue of his 1989 solo album, Flowers In The Dirt. The album features four songs that McCartney…
James Rettig | May 4, 2017 - 10:59 am
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