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Elvis Costello

Born: Aug 25, 1954 in Paddington, London, England
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Folk
Biography: When Elvis Costello's first record was released in 1977, his bristling cynicism and anger linked him with the punk and new wave explosion. A cursory listen to My Aim Is True proves that the main connection that Costello had with the punks was his unbridled passion; he tore through rock's back pages taking ...Read full biography
Armed Forces
Released: 1979
Label: Rykodisc
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After releasing and touring the intense This Year's Model, Elvis Costello quickly returned to the studio with the Attractions to record his third album, Armed Forces. In contrast to the stripped-down pop ...Read full review
Trust
Released: 1981
Label: Rykodisc
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Following the frenzied pop-soul of Get Happy!!, Elvis Costello & the Attractions quickly returned to the studio and recorded Trust, their most ambitious and eclectic album to date. As if he were proving ...Read full review
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