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Elvis Costello & The Attractions: Blood And Chocolate (Imp)

Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 13 September 1986

ONE DECADE and 11 albums into a brilliant career, pop's most persistent moniker-monger is still playing the name game: having buried Brother Coward and killed off The Imposter, the increasingly-chameleonic "Elvis Costello" has now ditched his Declan Patrick Aloysius guise in favour of Napoleon Dynamite, this latest alias coming from a painting by Eamonn Singer that adorns the sleeve of Blood And Chocolate.

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