Elvis Costello: every day he sings the songs

By Nick Bollinger In Music

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3rd January, 2013
The parlous state of the record business has seen a lot of veteran rockers returning reluctantly to the road at an age when they might have expected to be living comfortably off their record sales. But for Elvis Costello, who doesn’t have a record contract at the moment (“and I don’t particularly want one”), the situation has been reinvigorating. He’s returning to New Zealand this month for the first time since the fraught Sweetwaters festival in 1999, bringing his crack band the Imposters (pianist Steve Nieve and drummer Pete Thomas from the original Attractions, plus dazzling ...

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