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Elvis Costello

Graeme Thomson, The Herald, 23 August 2002

YOU DON'T REALLY interview Elvis Costello. It's more a matter of tossing a few loaded questions at him then taking cover as each enquiry explodes upon impact, sending a slew of scattergun observations flying back towards you at a considerable rate of knots. No tangent is too obtuse, no alley too blind, and no 1940's jazz-man too obscure to pass unmentioned.

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