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Vocals guitar keyboards bass drums. Main article: Elvis Costello discography. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Dell Books. Retrieved 19 December MacManus" in both the writing and production credits of his albums in , although this was largely phased out by the mids. It has been suggested that Aloysius could be his confirmation name, or that the use of the name Aloysius is a reference to English comedian Tony Hancock , born Anthony John Hancock, who became famous in the UK playing a comic character who went by the name Anthony Aloysius St.
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Billboard Pop Albums. UK singles . Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. I'm just not that big on horn sections. Actually, it was the Rhino reissue that helped me appreciate the album more.
I've come to like some of the songs in their basic form, and heard things I'd missed under those poppy arrangements. Possession live. Secondary Modern live.
Seconds of Pleasure. Boxing Day. The Element Within Her. The Flirting Kind. The Flirting Kind demo. The Greatest Thing. The Invisible Man. The World and His Wife. The World and His Wife live. TKO Boxing Day. Punch the Clock has a slick, glossy surface, complete with layered synthesizers, horns, studio effects, and the backup vocals of Afrodiziak.
However, the problem with Punch the Clock is that Costello is entering a fallow songwriting period; it is his least consistent set of original songs to date.King Of Thieves Elvis Costello: Elvis Costello - vocals, Epiphone, Gretsch & Fender guitars, 'one-finger' Synclavier, Casiotone The Attractions: Steve Nieve - Bosendorfer piano, Emulator, Fairlight CMI, Vox organ, Hammond organ, Synclavier Elvis Costello Reissues: Punch The Clock;Producer: Clive Langer & Alan Winstanley.