Elvis Costello


Tue September 24, 2013
World Cafe

Elvis Costello And The Roots On World Cafe

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 9:47 am

Elvis Costello and ?uestlove of The Roots.
Danny Clinch Courtesy of the artist

In hour one of Tuesday's installment of World Cafe, we talk with Elvis Costello and The Roots' powerhouse drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson about how they met and came to utilize hip-hop techniques to make a non-hip-hop record. Costello and The Roots unveiled their collaborative album Wise Up Ghost last week — it's a project they'd made in semi-secrecy.

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Sun September 22, 2013
Music Interviews

?uestlove And Elvis Costello On Writing Together

Originally published on Mon September 23, 2013 7:34 am

?uestlove and The Roots play backing band to Elvis Costello on the new collaborative album Wise Up Ghost.
Courtesy of the artist

Since NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon launched in 2009, Elvis Costello has been a frequent guest. There, Costello got to work with the show's in-house band, The Roots, and he struck up a professional relationship with the its leader, Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson.

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Fri December 2, 2011

Weekend Audition: Let's Go "Crazy"

Source: ultimatetwang.com

...Crazy for a little nostalgia. 

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Wed November 30, 2011

Elvis Costello Thinks His New Box Set Is Overpriced

Elvis Costello's box set includes three CD's, a vinyl record and a coffee table book. To get all this, however, you are asked to pay $225. Costello seems to be shocked. On a website, he declares, "we are unable to recommend this lovely item as the price appears to be either a misprint or a satire."



Mon October 10, 2011
World Cafe

World Cafe Looks Back: Elvis Costello

Originally published on Mon February 6, 2012 9:12 am

Elvis Costello.

James O'Mara

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe by revisiting some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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