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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

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

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
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