Elvis Costello at the Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool
Nick Hasted, The Independent, 19 April 1999
THERE'S BEEN loose talk lately that Elvis Costello is becoming an irrelevance. The only one of his Nineties albums to gain pop acceptance was an Attractions reunion. His collaboration with Burt Bacharach, Painted From Memory, seemed an over-elaborate pastiche of precision, not passion.
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