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From the Archives: Interviews with Elvis Costello.

Two archive interviews with singer-songwriter Elvis Costello. First, we present a conversation from 1989, then we fast forward to an interview recorded earlier this year (1/27/94). In the late 1970s Costello burst out of Britain's pop-music scene as the angry young man with a fresh sound. He's known for making connections between different musical communities. He's collaborated with Paul McCartney, Ruben Blades, Aimee Mann of "'til Tuesday," David Was of "Was (Not Was)," and T. Bone Burnett. Now Costello is back with his original band, "The Attractions," and with producer Nick Lowe. Their latest release is "Brutal Youth," (Warner Bros).


Other segments from the episode on June 24, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 24, 1994: Interviews with Elvis Costello; Interview with Nick Lowe; Commentary on the definition of "world music."


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