Quotes by Elvis Costello

About Elvis Costello:

Elvis Costello is an English singer-songwriter. He began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the first wave of the British punk and new wave movement of the mid-to-late 1970s. His critically acclaimed debut album, My Aim Is True, was recorded in 1977. Shortly after recording it he formed the Attractions as his backing band. His second album, This Year's Model, was released in 1978, and was ranked number 11 by Rolling Stone on its list of the best albums from 1967–1987. His third album, Armed Forces, was released in 1979, and features his most successful single "Oliver's Army". His first three albums all appeared on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

Author Bio

  • NameElvis Costello
  • DescriptionEnglish singer-songwriter
  • AliasesDeclan Patrick MacManus
  • BornAugust 25, 1955
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionSinger-songwriter; Guitarist