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8 thoughts on “ Pump It Up - Elvis Costello* - This Years Model (Cassette, Album)

  1. Elvis' landmark first album with his formidable back-up band the Attractions just bristles with tension and energy on such sensational tunes as Pump it Up; Lipstick Vogue, and Radio, Radio. With his second album, Elvis Costello firmly established himself as one of rock's--not just punk/new wave's--premier singer-songwriters/5().
  2. First issued as B-side of "Pump It Up". First issued on the soundtrack to "Americathon". First issued as the B-side of "Stranger In The House", a free single included in initial UK copies of "This Year's Model". This reissue/compilation ℗ , , & Elvis Costello/5(35).
  3. Background. This Year's Model was Elvis Costello's first album with The Attractions. Most of the songs had been performed live with them prior to the recording of the album. The recording at Eden Studios began at the end of and was completed in early The sessions took about eleven days. In liner notes for a reissue of the album, Costello cites the Rolling Stones Aftermath as a Genre: New wave, power pop, punk rock.
  4. Costello Elvis This Years Model Pump It Up I've been on tenterhooks ending in dirty looks, list'ning to the Muzak, thinking 'bout this 'n' that. She said that's that. I don't wanna chitter-chat. Turn it down a little bit or turn it down flat. Pump it up when you don't really need it. Pump it up until you can feel it. Down in the pleasure centre.
  5. "Pump It Up" is a song by Elvis Costello. It originally appeared on Costello's second album This Year's Model, which was the first he recorded with the backing group the glenacenbridoupnan.conmaucontmolinanliteldefemira.con as a sarcastic response to his time during the Stiffs Live Tour and inspired by "Subterranean Homesick Blues" by Bob Dylan, "Pump It Up" features a stomping rhythm and sarcastic lyrics.
  6. Elvis Costello wrote this on the fire escape at a Newcastle hotel during Stiff Records tour. At the time he was upset that his road-mates were taking the sex and drugs and rock n roll philosophy rather too literally. The guitar riff was sampled in Rogue Traders' UK #3 single "Voodoo Child.
  7. Where My Aim Is True implied punk rock with its lyrics and stripped-down production, This Year's Model sounds like punk. Not that Elvis Costello's songwriting has changed -- This Year's Model is comprised largely of leftovers from My Aim Is True and songs written on the road. It's the music that changed. After releasing My Aim Is True, Costello assembled a backing band called the Attractions.
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