Facts about Elvis Costello
Elvis Costello Biography
Elvis Costello’s 1977 debut, My Aim is True was a hit with both critics and audiences and is now considered to be a new wave punk classic. With hits such as “Alison” and “Watching the Detectives,” Costello helped bring underground punk sensibilities to pop tunes and demonstrated his talent as a songwriter. He has recorded solo and with The Attractions (and, later, The Impostors), and his other hit songs include “Radio, Radio” and “Pump it Up.” His many albums include: This Year’s Model (1978); Trust (1981); Imperial Bedroom (1982); Almost Blue (1994); All This Ageless Beauty (1996); and When I Was Cruel (2002).
Costello has collaborated with composer Burt Bacharach and with guitarist Bill Frisell… His stage name comes from Elvis Presley and his mother’s family name (Costello).
Something in Common with Elvis Costello
3 Good Links
- Official site from the record company, with a great journal by Elvis
- Unofficial and comprehensive fan site
- Another fan site with lots of resources