Top 10 Elvis Costello Songs
Since bursting onto the scene in 1977, Elvis Costello has constantly refused to be pigeonholed. Originally lumped in as part of the punk and New Wave movements due to his short, angry songs, he quickly took a series of musical detours, occasionally circling back before trying something else new...
Elvis Costello and the Roots, ‘Wise Up Ghost’ – Album Review
Elvis Costello has been down this path before. New collaborators. New sounds. Old songs approached in new directions. On 'Wise Up Ghost,' an album recorded with hip-hop crew the Roots, he slips into a new groove, for him at least, that adds some fresh texture to his old style.
Elvis Costello and the Roots’ New Album Streaming Online
On paper, Elvis Costello's new album 'Wise Up Ghost' -- which finds the rock legend teaming up for a full-length collaboration with the Roots -- is one of the more intriguing records of the year. Now, thanks to NPR, we get to hear how it all turned out, a week before the record's…
Duran Duran, ‘Watching the Detectives’ – Terrible Classic Rock Covers
Sometimes recording a great cover can jump-start a career (just ask Los Lobos). But when all goes wrong, it has the potential to sink even some of an era's biggest stars, as it did in 1995 when Duran Duran recorded their all-covers album 'Thank You' and, in particular, Elvis Cost…
Elvis Costello and the Roots Debut ‘Walk Us Uptown’ Video
We'll need to wait until Sept. 17 to wrap our ears around Elvis Costello's full-length collaboration with the Roots. But in the meantime, we can at least savor the set's first taste.
Elvis Costello’s Album With the Roots Coming in September
Elvis Costello's new album with the Roots, 'Wise Up Ghost,' will be released on Sept. 17. The record marks Costello's first on Blue Note Records, the venerable jazz label that's been around since 1939, and first since 2010's 'National Ransom.'
New Elvis Costello / Roots Record Is ‘Brilliant,’ Says Questlove
After releasing three albums between 2008-10, Elvis Costello took a few years off from the studio -- a break that he recently ended by recording a new LP with the Roots.
The Who, Elvis Costello to Perform Benefit Concert
The Who will close out their U.S. tour on Feb. 28 with a special intimate concert at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Dubbed "Who Cares," the show will benefit their Teen Cancer America charity and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Elvis Costello and the Imposters will s…
Win a Copy of Elvis Costello’s ‘In Motion Pictures’
Throughout his long career, Elvis Costello has often placed his songs in movies. Fifteen of those tracks have been compiled in a new CD, 'In Motion Pictures,' and Ultimate Classic Rock is giving away 10 copies, courtesy of Universal Music Enterprises.