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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

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

Elvis Costello Announces Unique “Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers” Show

For the first time in five years, Elvis Costello and his band the Imposters -- featuring bassist Davey Faragher along with original Attractions members, drummer…
Zac Gelfand | July 18, 2016 - 11:38 am

Elvis Costello – “Back Stabbers” (The O’Jays Cover)

Elvis Costello has performed a cover of the O'Jays' 1972 single "Back Stabbers" live in the past, but he just released a formal studio version…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2016 - 10:45 am

Elvis Costello – “Point Of No Return” (Bobby Womack Cover)

The soundtrack to HBO's Vinyl often features artists of today covering the artists of the '70s, but it's fun when it involves one artist who…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2016 - 10:42 am

Loretta Lynn – “Everything It Takes” (Feat. Elvis Costello)

Country great Loretta Lynn (who was inducted into the Music City Walk Of Fame last year) will release her first album containing new material in…
James Rettig | January 14, 2016 - 3:06 pm

Hear Elvis Costello On Marc Maron’s WTF

This is a big, big week for Marc Maron's WTF podcast. On Monday, he posted his interview with Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, a…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2015 - 9:46 am

Watch Elvis Costello Talk Career Embarrassments On Conan

Elvis Costello just published his first memoir Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink, and he's also released a big double-CD set as accompaniment. So that's why…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2015 - 8:49 am

Elvis Costello, Rosanne Cash, & Kris Kristofferson – “April 5th”

Elvis Costello's memoir, Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink, is due out on October 13th, and last month he announced that the book would be accompanied…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 8, 2015 - 12:26 pm
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