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Elvis Costello: The Elvis Enigma

Peter Silverton, Sounds, 22 March 1980

WHEN I HEARD the first Elvis Costello single, 'Less Than Zero', I figured it was Stiff's mainstay of the time, Nick Lowe, having a bit of fun on the side, creating the most unlikely rock star he could imagine. Jonh Ingham who reviewed the singles for Sounds that week was less kind.

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