Elvis Costello was born Declan Patrick MacManus in London, England and raised in Liverpool. The son of British band leader Ross MacManus, Costello took his pseudonym from Elvis Presley and his father's stage name (Day Costello). He began performing professionally in 1969 and was a musician and/or...See full bio »
2007If It Ain't Stiff
(writer: "Blame It On Cain", "Less Than Zero", "Welcome to the Working Week", "Watching the Detectives" / performer: "Blame It On Cain", "Less Than Zero", "Welcome to the Working Week", "Watching the Detectives")
2003The Shape of Things
(writer: "Lover's Walk", "Riot Act", "Pony Street", "Almost Ideal Eyes", "This Year's Girl", "Lipstick Vogue", "Love Field", "Man Out of Time", "When I Wass Cruel No. 2", "Radio Silence", "Tear Off Your Own Head It's a Doll Revolution" / performer: "Pony Street", "When I Wass Cruel No. 2", "Radio Silence", "Tear Off Your Own Head It's a Doll Revolution")
I don't know much about Morrissey. Apart from the fact he sometimes brings out records with the greatest titles in the world that somewhere along the line he then neglects to write songs for.
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Attended the special dinner at Sony Studios in Los Angeles to honor the singer and activist Sting as MusiCares 2004 Person of the Year. The evening celebrated Sting's contribution to popular music and honored his charitable work with Amnesty International and the Rainforest Foundation. Other stars in attendance included Kylie Minogue, Elton John & Dido. (6th February 2004).
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