Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Elvis Costello (born Declan Patrick MacManus, 25 August 1954) is an English singer-songwriter. He began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the first wave of the British punk and new wave movement of the mid-to-late...Wikipedia
Born: 16th August, 1954, St Mary`s Hospital, Paddington ,London
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: My Aim Is True (1976)
Brutal Youth is an album by Elvis Costello. This is the first album Costello recorded with his band the Attractions since Blood and Chocolate (1986). The several albums in between were recorded with session musicians. Brutal Youth was the third, and most recent of Costello's albums, to peak at number two in the UK Albums Chart, following on from Armed Forces (1979) and Get Happy!! (1980). To date, no Costello album has reached the number one spot in that listing.
Arcade Fire and Keith Richards added to 'Saturday Night Live' anniversary show
Full line-up revealed ahead of the 40th birthday bash
Arcade Fire, Keith Richards and Jack White have been added to the line up set to appear on the 40th anniversary episode of 'Saturday Night Live'.
Paul McCartney and Kanye West were already confirmed for the birthday extravaganza but the full list of artists was unveiled today ahead of tomorrow's (15 February) show.
Set to celebrate four decades of entertainment, the show will also include... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 weeks ago
Mick Jagger's affair with David Bowie revealed in new book: They 'were really sexually obsessed with each other'
Bowie's wife found them in bed, backup singer and Playboy model claimed to share their bed
Christopher Andersen is the author of revealing, often scandalous, bestselling biographies of the likes of Madonna, Michael Jackson, Jacqueline Kennedy and Princess Diana. “Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger” lays bare rock’s Satanic Majesty’s sexual forays, including this exclusive excerpt about his dalliance with icon David Bowie.
BY CHRISTOPHER ANDERSEN
MICK JAGGER and David Bowie fascinated each other, both as stars and as men.... Read More
Posted by little_queenies 2 years ago
Sheryl Crow, Elvis Costello, Norah Jones and Michael Mcdonald have scored a new Internet video sensation by poking fun at charity singles on US TV comedy 30 Rock. The quartet joined the Beastie Boys, Maroon 5’s Adam Levine, Mary J Blige and Cyndi Lauper for a We Are The World-type sing-along as part of a plotline on the hit show.
Alec Baldwin`s TV executive character, Jack Donaghy, brought the stars together for his charity Kidney Now, which aims to boost kidney donations so his long-suffering father, played by Alan Alda, can get the organ he needs to live.
The... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
Once able to dedicate her undivided attention to her music career, pianist and singer Diana Krall has had to adjust her schedule to accommodate her two latest loves in life: her 2-year-old twin boys Dexter Henry Lorcan and Frank Harlan James. Admitting that she no longer has the abundance of time to work on her music, the trade off, Diana tells USA WEEKEND, seems to be a stronger sense of focus. “Especially now that my children are a little older and really interactive, I think I’m doing better work,” she says.
While the 44-year-old may think her new... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
I find humming is very useful.
I know that when I make a record like The Delivery Man as a contrast to even Il Sogno, this is going to reach a wider audience, because it communicates in that very direct way.
Is a big fan of Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys.
Attended the special dinner at Sony Studios in Los Angeles to honor the singer and activist Sting as MusiCares 2004 Person of the Year. The evening celebrated Sting`s contribution to popular music and honored his charitable work with Amnesty International and the Rainforest Foundation. Other stars in attendance included Kylie Minogue, Elton John & Dido. (6th February 2004).
An animated TV program that revolves around a family obsessed with doing the "right" thing environmentally, politically and socially.