Remarkable albums from the past…

‘Imperial Bedroom’
Released: 2 July 1982
7th longplayer

ALL MUSIC wrote: “Having gotten country out of his system with Almost Blue, Elvis
Costello returned to pop music with Imperial Bedroom — and it was pop in the classic,
‘Tin Pan Alley’ sense. Costello chose to hire Geoff Emerick, who engineered all of the Beatles’ most ambitious records, to produce Imperial Bedroom, which indicates what it sounds
like — it’s traditional pop with a post-Sgt. Pepper production. Essentially, the songs on
‘Imperial Bedroom’ are an extension of Costello’s jazz and pop infatuations on Trust.”
Score: 5/5 – Full review here.

TURN UP THE VOLUME says: Another high-quality album by
a high-quality singer/songwriter…

TOP TRACK: Man Out Of Time

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