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Complicated shadows : the life and music of Elvis Costello

Author: Graeme Thomson, (Writer on music)
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of musician Elvis Costello contains an examination and analysis of his musical output, both in the studio and on stage, as it provides previously unknown details about the musician's youth, early years, rise to success, and turbulent personal life.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomson, Graeme.
Complicated shadows.
Edinburgh : Canongate, 2004
(OCoLC)639397350
Named Person: Elvis Costello; Elvis Costello; Elvis Costello
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Thomson, (Writer on music)
ISBN: 1841955442 9781841955445 1841956503 9781841956503 1841956651 9781841956657
OCLC Number: 60377979
Description: ix, 342 pages : 1 illustration ; 24 cm
Contents: 1: The great unknown --
1954-73 --
1973-75 --
1976-77 --
2: Don't come any closer, don't come any nearer --
1977-78 --
1978-79 --
1979-80 --
1980-81 --
1981-83 --
1983-86 --
1986-87 --
3: Having it all --
1987-89 --
1990-91 --
1991-93 --
1993-95 --
1995-96 --
1996-99 --
2000-01 --
2001-04.
Responsibility: Graeme Thomson.

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"Brilliantly written... in the absence of Elvis Costello putting pen to paper himself, this is far and away the next best thing." Record Collector; "A substantive record of the man's energy and Read more...

 
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