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Elvis Costello - Almost Blue - English pressing - Excellent condition!
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Very good

Cover showing a little sign of wear and a few very fine scratches on the vinyl that do not impair

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Item location:
Sydney, NSW, Australia

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181506844055
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Condition: Very good : Split the cost with friends
An item that is used but still in very good condition. No damage to the jewellery case or item cover, no scuffs, scratches, cracks, or holes. The cover art and liner notes are included. The VHS or DVD box is included. The video game instructions and box are included. The teeth of disk holder are undamaged. Minimal wear on the exterior of item. No skipping on CD/DVD. No fuzzy/snowy frames on VHS tape. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller Notes: Cover showing a little sign of wear and a few very fine scratches on the vinyl that do not impair playing of the record (see photos).
Genre: Rock Sleeve Grading: Very Good Plus (VG+)
Style: Alternative/Indie, Folk/Country Rock Record Label: Beat
Record Size: 12" Release Year: 1981
Duration: LP Speed: 33 RPM
Record Grading: Excellent (EX)
Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Almost Blue
English pressing
Beat XXLP 13

Elvis Costello's "country record" is usually written off as a vanity project, but Almost Blue is quite a bit more than that. It's one of the most entertaining cover records in rock & roll, simply because of its enthusiasm. The album begins with a roaring version of Hank Williams' "Why Don't You Love Me" and doesn't stop. Costello sings with conviction on the tear-jerking ballads, as well as on barn burners like "Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down." It's clear that Costello knows this music, and it's also clear who he learned it from: Gram Parsons. Costello covers Parsons' "Hot Burrito No. 1" and "How Much I Lied," and all of the music on Almost Blue recalls Parsons' taste for hardcore honky tonk and weepy ballads. It's to Costello's credit that he made a record relying on emotion to pay tribute.


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