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The Very Best Of Elvis Costello And The Attractions (CD)

By: Elvis Costello

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DISC 1 for The Very Best Of Elvis Costello And The Attractions (CD) Album By Elvis Costello
1   Alison
2   Watching the Detectives
3   (I Don't Want to Go to) Chelsea
4   Pump It Up
5   Radio, Radio
6   (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding?
7   Oliver's Army
8   Accidents Will Happen
9   I Can't Stand Up for Falling Down
10   New Amsterdam
11   High Fidelity
12   Clubland
13   Watch Your Step
14   A Good Year for the Roses
15   Beyond Belief
16   Man Out of Time
17   Everyday I Write the Book
18   Shipbuilding
19   Love Field
20   Brilliant Mistake
21   Indoor Fireworks

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The Greatest Hits 1977-1986 spans classic tracks from Elvis Costello & The Attractions body of work, from the debut album ‘My Aim Is True’, classics such as ‘This Years Model’ and ‘Armed Forces’, right through to ‘King Of America’ and ‘Blood And Chocolate’. Featuring on this 22 track collection are 10 UK Top 40 singles including ‘Oliver’s Army’, ‘I Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down’, ‘Good Year For The Roses’, ‘Watching The Detectives, and ‘(I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea’, in addition to the classics ‘Pump It Up’ and ‘Everyday I Write the Book’. This compilation is classic Elvis Costello featuring ‘the’ tracks that really matter from the era, highlighting Elvis as one of the most seminal and relevant contemporary artists of his generation.

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In 1977, Elvis burst out of the gate with a series of poison pen letters set to music. It was wordy, angry, and as catchy as a cold. And the man was prolific; he kept writing and recording like a man possessed, bringing forth a stream of great songs that showed not only an encyclopedic knowledge of music, but also a passion for it. From "Alison" to "Everyday I Write the Book" it was almost impossible to fault what he was doing, and even harder to select a few songs as better than the others. This best-of, which cuts off in 1986 with the Blood and Chocolate album, attempts that impossibility, and does a very good job of it. As good an introduction as there''ll ever be. --Chris Nickson

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