443 Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Armed Forces
1001 Album Club
In January of 1979 Elvis Costello released his 3rd studio album. With Nick Lowe back at the helm, the album marks an end point to Costello’s “angry persona” and is as lyrically dark as he ever got, with many a fascist imagery and heartbreak weaving their way through an album absolutely sticky sweet with pop goodness. Let’s talk Elvis Costello, Armed Forces!
Team Supreme’s Suga Steve concludes his far-ranging interview with Elvis Costello in part 2 of this Solo Session. This show was recorded at legendary Electric Lady Studio A and finds Suga and Elvis continuing to explore all aspects of Elvis’ career and how it relates to his work with the Roots and his place in music history. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Team Supreme’s Suga Steve, a lifelong Elvis Costello fan, sits and talks with Elvis in Electric Lady Studio A, to be aired as two episodes. Spurred on by a clearly amused Questlove, this is the deepest dive possible into The Roots’ and Elvis’ Wise Up Ghost album and the 50-year career of an enduring music superstar.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
ABOFA - Elvis Costello, Daddy Dewdrop, The Bellamy Brothers
A Breath of Fresh Air
ELVIS COSTELLO joins me to share his thoughts on his latest album, “The Boy Named If” Remember the song, 'Chick A Boom'? Can you name the singer? In our new 'One Hit Wonders' segment this week, we catch up with DICK MONDA, better known as DADDY DEWDROP ..apologies ahead of time if you end up stuck with that classic ear worm. Our final show segment belongs to you!! Tell us which band or artist you’d like us to interview and if they're alive and able we’ll give it our best shot to find them and bring them on the show! This week Alex from Aspendale has asked me to find out what I could about The BELLAMY BROTHERS... so I found HOWARD BELLAMY. His amazing story will have your ears glued. Join me! "A Breath Of Fresh Air" with Sandy Kaye.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/sandy-kaye3/message
Little Steven's Underground Garage - Coolest Conversations
Elvis Costello is the Mighty Manfred's guest this week! Elvis is back with his 32nd studio album, "A Boy Named If and Other Children's Stories" which features our Coolest Song in the World this Week, "Farewell Ok." Join the Mighty Manfred and Elvis Costello for this week's Coolest Conversation, presented by Hard Rock
We have a living legend on the podcast this week, Mr Elvis Costello OBE!Jessie was in charge of cooking this time so Lennie was relaxed and raring to go. We talk about his musical family background, meeting his wife Diana Krall for the first time in front of an audience of millions, eating his mum’s Goulash as a child & paying for his first guitar from his wages as a fruit and veg boy. This man has so many fascinating stories, we could have chatted forever. It was an absolute pleasure having you over Elvis, can’t wait for a Pomodoro pasta next time we're in Manhattan! His new album ‘The Boy Named If’ is out now, go and have a listen. X See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In a career-spanning interview, the singer reflects on his decades-long life in music, from his earliest childhood memories to the artists who shaped his work and what his own songs have meant to others.
32 Albums in, Elvis Costello is Just Getting Started
Switched on Pop
Elvis Costello burst onto the music scene in 1977 with the album My Aim Is True. Songs like “Alison” established him as a powerful new voice in rock. His next album, This Year’s Model, introduced hits like “Pump it Up,” which has resounded through stadiums and arenas across the country ever since. From then on he released album after album, decade after decade, becoming a force to be reckoned with in pop music. Now, Costello has released his 32nd studio album, The Boy Named If, and it's a kaleidoscopic journey through many of the sounds and styles that he's experimented with over the years.We spoke with Elvis about his wrong notes and open-ended lyrics, his much-publicized defense of Olivia Rodrigo, and why he turned down working with AdeleSongs Discussed:Elvis Costello - Farewell, OK, Magnificent Hurt, Alison, Pump It UpRichie Barrett - Some Other GuyOlivia Rodrigo - BrutalChuck Berry - Too Much Monkey BusinessBob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick Blues Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Elvis Costello - Gavin Wood's Podcast Series 4 Episode 1
Gavin Wood's Countdown Podcast
Elvis Costello, is an English singer-songwriter, born 25 August 1954. Costello began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s. He has won multiple awards in his career, including Grammy Awards in 1999 and 2020, and has twice been nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Male Artist. In 2003, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked Costello number 80 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Costello has co-written several original songs for films, his music has drawn on many diverse genres; one critic described him as a "pop encyclopaedia" Costello has worked with Paul McCartney, Madness, Tony Bennett, Burt Bacharach, Allen Toussaint, T Bone Burnett, Lucinda Williams, Johnny Cash, Kid Rock, Lee Konitz, Brian Eno, and Rubén Blades. Elvis invites us into his world to discuss a new album release called The Boy Named If.
With the way the music industry operates, this guys career should have been dead and buried long ago. I mean no offense…but look at this dude. Even when he was young, he looked dorky. Bad glasses and poor posture. This was a guy who was a computer programmer for a cosmetics company. And in the age of Punk when everyone had safety pins stuck to their clothes, and leather jackets….this guy insisted on wearing a sport coat. Yet he’s still here…still making music…and not only does he have the respect and admiration of many generations of fans, he’s collaborated with everyone from Paul McCartney to Burt Baccarat. He’s delved into punk, sting quartets, jazz ensembles, and more…so how does he do it. And what’s the big deal about Elvis Costello?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.