ELVIS COSTELLO Released His First-Class 7th Album ‘IMPERIAL BEDROOM’ 40 Years Ago Today

Back in time

Artist: ELVIS COSTELLO
Born Declan Patrick MacManus, 67 years ago
Active: Since 1970 / 32 LPs

Anniversary album: IMPERIAL BEDROOM
Released: 2 July 1982 – 40 years ago today today

Rolling Stone said: “Elvis Costello’s Imperial Bedroom is really a mansion, each of whose rooms is decorated with painstaking care and detail by the artist. In every aspect of this masterfully wrought, conceptually audacious project, he’s managed to bulwark his emotional directness with vision and clarity — and to make an album that lingers and haunts long after the last note has died out. Like a long, episodic novel — or a long, episodic relationship, you
can look back when it’s over and measure how far you’ve traveled.”
Score: 4/5.

TUTV: 5-star singer-songwriter. 1st class album.

Singles/clips: You Little Fool / Man Out Of Time

– YOU LITTLE FOOL –

– MAN OUT OF TIME –

Stream full album on Spotify

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