Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Elvis Costello And The Imposters – Momofuku

It appears Elvis Costello has plenty of bile for the record biz, choosing to release his latest as either a digital download or vinyl. At least he thought better of the idea of not recording at all anymore.

Being a longtime fan, I’ve given the new record a quick listen and quite like what I hear. Nice diversity, drawing on different styles—from vintage angry-young-man-era organ rockers to even a bit of tropicalia.

The Imposters lineup is embellished with some help from Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice. He actually writes an interesting bit about the process of recording the album on

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