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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

Interview

Q&A: Elvis Costello On Songwriting, Honest Self-Assessment, And Music Blogs Vs. Record Stores

Given their shared propensity for outward-looking creative excursions and a general excitement about the possibilities inherent in pushing the boundaries of musical genres,  the current collaboration between Greatest…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | September 20, 2013 - 1:42 pm

More Elvis Costello stories

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

Watch Elvis Costello’s “Music & Memory” Alzheimer’s PSA

In 1989, Elvis Costello and Paul McCartney co-wrote Costello's single "Veronica," a song about Costello watching his grandmother suffer from Alzheimer's and dementia, wondering if…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 10:37 am

Hear Paul McCartney & Elvis Costello’s “Twenty Fine Fingers” Demo From Flowers In The Dirt Reissue

Paul McCartney is getting ready to release a deluxe reissue of Flowers In The Dirt, a 1989 solo album that featured four songs that McCartney…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2017 - 10:14 am

Elvis Costello Cancels Pittsburgh Show In Solidarity With Striking Orchestra

Elvis Costello may be decades away from his working-class pub-rock roots, but he still knows better than to cross a picket line. Right now, Costello…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2016 - 12:43 pm

Watch Eddie Vedder Perform With Elvis Costello, X, Band Of Horses, Jack Irons, & Kelly Slater At Ohana Festival

Eddie Vedder performed at the first ever Ohana Festival at Dana Point, California's Doheny State Beach yesterday, and he really made the most of it.
Peter Helman | August 28, 2016 - 11:43 am
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