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Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink Born Declan Patrick MacManus, Elvis Costello Was Raised In London And Liverpool, Grandson Of A Trumpet Player On The White Star Line And Son Of A Jazz Musician Who Became A Successful Radio Dance Band Vocalist Costello Went Into The Family Business And Had Taken The Popular Music World By Storm Before He Was Twenty Four Costello Continues To Add To One Of The Most Intriguing And Extensive Songbooks Of The Day His Performances Have Taken Him From A Cardboard Guitar In His Front Room To Fronting A Rock And Roll Band On Your Television Screen And Performing In The World S Greatest Concert Halls In A Wild Variety Of Company Unfaithful Music Describes How Costello S Career Has Somehow Endured For Almost Four Decades Through A Combination Of Dumb Luck And Animal Cunning, Even Managing The Occasional Absurd Episode Of Pop Stardom The Memoir, Written Entirely By Costello Himself, Offers His Unique View Of His Unlikely And Sometimes Comical Rise To International Success, With Diversions Through The Previously Undocumented Emotional Foundations Of Some Of His Best Known Songs And The Hits Of Tomorrow The Book Contains Many Stories And Observations About His Renowned Co Writers And Co Conspirators, Though Costello Also Pauses Along The Way For Considerations On The Less Appealing Side Of Infamy Unfaithful Music Disappearing Ink Is Destined To Be A Classic, Idiosyncratic Memoir Of A Singular Man.

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  1. says:

    Costello pens a book that is a true look at the mind behind the music I ve purchased pretty much everything Costello has recorded, which has cost me a lot, given how prolific he is I m glad he waited until this point in his career to look back on it ...


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    I am a HUGE Elvis Costello fan, and have been since I was 16 now 50 I have almost all of his albums, and still have most on vinyl I have seen him in concert multiple times His interview with Howard Stern in October or November was outstanding he did the interview to promote the book I remember him saying that he wrote the entire account himself, without help When you read the book, it was clear that Elvis had no help in writing the memoir It was also clear that he should have An editor I am a HUGE Elvis Costello fan, and have been since I was 16 now 50 I have almost all of his albums, and still have most on vinyl I have seen him in concert multiple times His interview with Howard Stern in October or November was outstanding he did the interview to promote the book I remember him saying that he wrote the entire account himself, without help When you read the book, it was clear that Elvis had no help in writing the memoir It was also clear that he should have An editor might have given the book a greater focus, alogical timeline, andcoherence to the chapters The book was a Kerouac like stream of tangents and attention that left me wondering where in the hell I was in time and space Dr Who moves through timecoherently I had to stop reading it after about 500 of the 70...


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    There was obviously no question as to whether or not I was going to read Elvis Costello s memoir, and it s not a huge surprise to say that I loved it So I ll start out by quoting the opening paragraphs of the rave review in The New York Times Songs can be many things, Elvis Costello writes in his new autobiography an education, a seduction, some solace in heartache, a valve for anger, a passport, your undoing, or even a lottery ticket Mr Costello s book, Unfaithful Music Disappea There was obviously no question as to whether or not I was going to read Elvis Costello s memoir, and it s not a huge surprise to say that I loved it So I ll start out by quoting the opening paragraphs of the rave review in The New York Ti...


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    4.5 stars Unfaithful Music is just short of 700 pages long Whew I originally checked out the audio book from my library back in December 2015, but the loan period of only 2 weeks proved insufficient to listen to the entire book So, I got back in line for it and it finally came back in a couple of weeks ago.I learned a LOT from this autobiography, which is my main reason for reading or listening to them in the first place Some, like the Patti Smith one I listened to a few months back, M Train 4.5 stars Unfaithful Music is just short of 700 pages long Whew I originally checked out the audio book from my library back in December 2015, but the loan period of only 2 weeks proved insufficient to listen to the entire book So, I got back in line for it and it finally came back in a couple of weeks ago.I learned a LOT from this autobiography, which is my main reason for reading or listening to them in the first place Some, like the Patti Smith one I listened to a few months back, M Train, only allow a small peek into the day to day life of the subject I don t like that I w...


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    It is complicated for me to articulate why I was disappointed with Elvis Costello s dense, serious memoir In part, it may be because it is not, except in the largest outline, told chronologically, and instead follows Elvis personal associations, so that, except in small anecdotes, there is little sense of a story being told it is easier for me to follow an author 650 pages into the wilderness if I feel the protagonist s future is at stake Perhaps also ...


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    It s probably not entirely possible for met to objective about this book Elvis Costello is among my all time favorite musicians, not the least of which because he is a marvelous wordsmith Also, this book deals with topics personally interesting to me Alisons, gaps between your front teeth, falling in love with record store, falling in love at record stores, hanging out with Joe Strummer, hanging out with Bob Dylan, et.al This is maybe the best written rock and roll memoir I ve ever read, ev It s probably not entirely possible for met to objective about this book Elvis Costello is among my all time favorite musicians, not the least of which because he is a marvelous wordsmith Also, this book deals with topics personally interesting to me Alisons, gaps between your front teeth, fal...


  7. says:

    From BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week Had he not picked up a guitar, and put on the black glasses and porkpie hats, Elvis Costello might easily have been a poet, a Charles Simic or a Paul Muldoon, New York TimesElvis Costello, one of the greatest and most influential singer songwriters, reads his witty, frank and very irreverent take of his 40 years at the top of the music business.Born Declan Patrick MacManus in London in 1954, Elvis Costello was raised in London and Liverpool, the grandson of From BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week Had he not picked up a guitar, and put on the black glasses and porkpie hats, Elvis Costello might easily have been a poet, a Charles Simic or a Paul Muldoon, New York TimesElvis Costello, one of the greatest and most influential singer songwriters, reads his witty, frank and very irreverent take of his 40 years at the top of the music business.Born Declan Patrick MacMan...


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    If learning who inspired the girl who looked so much like Judy Garland in Jack of All Parades is the revelation to you that it was to me then this book is for you For less rabid fans it might be a bit of a slog But Elvis has always been a challenging artist, constructing the most delightfully complex modern pop with great heart and finesse, only to bray like a jackass when performing it It s a tribute to mankind s power of adaptability that one can accustom one s self even to that voice aft If learning who inspired the girl who looked so much like Judy Garland in Jack of All Parades is the revelation to you that it was to me then this book is for you For less rabid fans it might be a bit of a slog But Elvis has ...


  9. says:

    A memoir of the original Angry Young Man of the New Wave, from his earliest days making demos and almost literally unable to get arrested, to his collaborations with Alain Toussaint, Burt Bacharach, and the Roots Costello leavens the straight story with a fragmented chronological style, as one memory begets another until he finally loops back around to an original story Throughout the book is woven a detailed description of his father s career in the Joe Loss Orchestra and historical vignettes A memoir of the original Angry Young Man of the New Wave, from his earliest days making demos and almost literally unable to get arrested, to his collaborations with Alain Toussaint, Burt Bacharach, and the Roots Costello leavens the straight story with a fragmented chronological style, as one memory begets another until he ...


  10. says:

    This is quite a memoir More about the little boy inside this man.theI read it theI realized that this book was a look at a person who was and still is, searching for that release of the soil inside Costello always seemed so dry.so much made of all that was around him, an...

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