Elvis Costello

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‘Like them, we’re fragile’: how Randall Poster assembled his star-packed birdsong project
The esteemed music supervisor enlisted stars such as Mark Ronson, Nick Cave, Beck, Sean Penn and Tilda Swinton for an ambitious new project

Jim Farber

23, May, 2022 @5:28 AM

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Bob Dylan essay collection celebrating art of songwriting to be published
Publisher Simon & Schuster says The Philosophy of Modern Song ‘resembles an epic poem’

Laura Snapes

09, Mar, 2022 @11:55 AM

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‘After seeing Aretha Franklin you’re never the same again’: Elvis Costello’s honest playlist
He could request Frank Sinatra before he could speak, and recites Noël Coward lyrics, but what does the singer-songwriter enjoy behind closed doors?

Dave Simpson

24, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Elvis Costello and the Imposters: The Boy Named If review – the glory days recaptured
With the punch and pace of yore and the depth and richness of maturity, the singer-songwriter is back at his best

Phil Mongredien

23, Jan, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Come back award shows – I’m missing the stars like Kristen Stewart | Rebecca Nicholson
Declining viewers and Omicron-induced apathy could see gong ceremonies going the way of the untelevised Golden Globes

Rebecca Nicholson

15, Jan, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Elvis Costello: ‘The OBE is just another bauble in my china cabinet’
Answering readers’ questions, the troubadour recalls inspiring meetings with Neil Young, Fiona Apple and David Chase – and reveals his new music with Burt Bacharach

As told to Dave Simpson

06, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Post your questions for Elvis Costello
As he releases new album The Boy Named If, the veteran songwriter will answer your questions on his decades-spanning career

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

28, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Margot Robbie, the all-action heroine making waves for women | Rebecca Nicholson
Just like her Birds of Prey character Harley Quinn, the actress is passionate about emancipation

Rebecca Nicholson

03, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Bad form? Olivia Rodrigo comparisons reignite pop plagiarism debate
Longpigs’ Crispin Hunt says Rodrigo should not be chastised for taking inspiration from musical forebears

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

03, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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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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