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Elvis Costello – Out Of Our Idiot – Cassette

 

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Elvis Costello – Out Of Our Idiot – Cassette

Out of Our Idiot is a compilation album by Elvis Costello, released in 1987. This album is a collection of B-sides, rarities, and tracks from various projects that Costello was involved in, either as a solo artist or in collaboration with other musicians. It provides a fascinating glimpse into the breadth of Costello’s work during the 1980s, showcasing his versatility and willingness to experiment with different genres and styles.

Out of Our Idiot features tracks recorded between 1979 and 1987. The compilation includes contributions from Costello’s various pseudonyms and side projects, making it a diverse and eclectic collection. It spans a wide range of styles, including rock, pop, country, and experimental music, highlighting Costello’s broad musical palette.

Key Tracks

“Seven Day Weekend” (with Jimmy Cliff) – A lively collaboration with reggae legend Jimmy Cliff, blending rock and reggae influences.
“Blue Chair” (Single Version) – A different version from the one that appeared on the album “Blood & Chocolate,” showcasing a more pop-oriented approach.
“American Without Tears No. 2 (Twilight Version)” – An alternate version of a track from “King of America,” offering a different take on the song’s arrangement.
“So Young” – A cover of the Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons song, infused with Costello’s unique style.
“The Stamping Ground” – A country-flavored track that highlights Costello’s versatility.
“I Hope You’re Happy Now” (Early Version) – An earlier version of a song that would later appear on “Blood & Chocolate,” providing insight into its development.
“Baby It’s You” – A soulful cover of the classic song made famous by The Shirelles.
“The People’s Limousine” (The Coward Brothers) – A humorous and politically charged song recorded under the pseudonym The Coward Brothers.

The compilation covers a wide range of genres, from rock and pop to country and reggae, demonstrating Costello’s musical diversity. The album includes tracks from various collaborations and pseudonymous projects, reflecting Costello’s collaborative spirit and creative experimentation. As a collection of B-sides and rarities, the album offers a unique glimpse into the lesser-known aspects of Costello’s work during the 1980s.

Out of Our Idiot was well-received by fans and critics alike, who appreciated the insight it provided into Costello’s prolific output and his willingness to explore different musical avenues. The compilation is valued for its eclectic nature and the quality of the tracks included, many of which had not been widely available prior to this release.

While Out of Our Idiot may not be as well-known as some of Costello’s studio albums, it remains an important part of his discography. The compilation showcases his versatility and creative range, offering fans a deeper understanding of his work during the 1980s. It continues to be appreciated by collectors and dedicated fans for its rare and diverse content.

For fans of Elvis Costello and those interested in exploring the more eclectic and experimental side of his work, Out of Our Idiot provides a rich and rewarding listening experience, filled with hidden gems and unique tracks that highlight his diverse talents.

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Demon Records

Actually Elvis Costello And His Many Aliases, With All His Stray Singles And Recordings Compiled To One

UK Import

Track Listing
1. Blue Chair
2. Seven Day Weekend
3. Turning The Town Red
4. Heathrow Town
5. People’s Limousine
6. So Young
7. American Without Tears
8. Get Yourself Another Fool
9. Walking On Thin Ice
10. Baby It’s You
11. From Head To Toe
12. Shoes Without Heels
13. Baby’s Got A Brand New Ha
14. Flirting Kind
15. Black Sails In The Sunset
16. Imperial Bedroom
17. Stampling Grams

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