Elvis Costello

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Elvis Costello: Hey Clockface review – worthy of your time
The master craftsman mixes styles and moods to often brilliant effect

Kitty Empire

01, Nov, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Elvis Costello's teenage obsessions: 'I had a massive crush on Judi Dench in 1966'
The musician remembers using Fleetwood Mac to learn the guitar, house parties with advocaat and Motown, and being wowed by The Clangers

Interview by Dave Simpson

01, Oct, 2020 @2:12 PM

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Elvis Costello review – electric atmosphere in barnstorming show
The versatile vocalist puts on a masterclass as he returns to his teenage stomping ground

Dave Simpson

01, Mar, 2020 @11:55 AM

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Olivia Colman awarded CBE in Queen's birthday honours list
Sculptor Rachel Whiteread becomes a dame and Tunnock’s teacake creator is knighted

Esther Addley

07, Jun, 2019 @9:30 PM

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The 20 greatest breakup songs ever – ranked!
On the 40th anniversary of Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive topping the charts – and as the UK blunders towards its own acrimonious divorce – here’s the definitive list of tear-stained stonkers

Alexis Petridis

14, Mar, 2019 @3:16 PM

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Elvis Costello: Look Now review – pretty but patchy
(Concord)

Kitty Empire

14, Oct, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Geoff Emerick threw himself into the Beatles' experiments
Whether piping Lennon through an organ or recording Ringo ‘wrongly’, the innovative engineer translated the band’s wildest ideas into timeless sounds

Alexis Petridis

03, Oct, 2018 @2:22 PM

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Beatles recording engineer Geoff Emerick dies age 72
Grammy-winning engineer worked on records such as Revolver, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Abbey Road and various Paul McCartney solo albums

Laura Snapes

03, Oct, 2018 @9:05 AM

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Elvis Costello reveals cancer diagnosis as he cancels tour dates
‘Small but very aggressive’ cancer has been operated on, but recovery forces songwriter to pull out of tour

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

06, Jul, 2018 @11:08 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about writing
The Beatles, Father John Misty, Prince and 10,000 Maniacs among the artists exploring the writing process with music

Sarah Chappell

26, Apr, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: your tribute songs
With musicians such as Elvis Costello, John Lennon and Lead Belly paying homage to their heroes, a reader picks from your suggestions

George Boyland

04, May, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Musician Jim Lauderdale: 'Downs have helped me just as much as good things'
Americana legend discusses his new album, made with songs pulled from a trick bag he wrote previously with a range of respected songwriters but never released

Mark Guarino

17, Nov, 2016 @7:20 PM

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