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Elvis Costello Collector's Box Set - Limited Edition - Exclusive [BOX SET] [LIMITED EDITION] [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED] [2007-05-01; 12xCD; Hip-O Records] - This box set, exclusive to, includes every one of Elvis Costello's classic albums from 1977 to 1986. Each one is digitally remastered and features the original U.S. track listings and original artwork in collectible digi-paks. Also included is a brand-new collection, Rock and Roll Music. Sequenced by Elvis himself, it contains 22 fiery tracks from the punk era to his pop period, including previously unreleased material.

The Best Of Elvis Costello: The First 10 Years [2007-05-01; CD: Hip-O Records]

Rock And Roll Music [2007-05-01; CD; Hip-O Records] - contains Honey, Are You Straight Or Are You Blind? (Alternate Version, previously unreleased) and Welcome To The Working Week (Demo Version, previously unreleased)

Hot As a Pistol Keen As a Blade [2006-11-21; DVD; NTSC] - Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint, released 21 Nov, recorded live 2006-07-03: Montreal, tentative tracklist

The Harry Smith Project: The Anthology Of American Folk Music Revisited [2006-10-24; 2 CD/2 DVD BOX SET; Shout Factory (USA)] - Elvis sings The Butcher's Boy solo, and Ommie Wise Part 1 & 2 (What Lewis Did Last...) with Kate & Anna McGarrigle; both are on CD and DVD.

The Harry Smith Project - Live [2006-11-07; DVD; Shout Factory (USA)] - Elvis sings The Butcher's Boy solo, and Ommie Wise Part 1 & 2 (What Lewis Did Last...) with Kate & Anna McGarrigle

Duets: An American Classic - Tony Bennett
Released 26 September 2006
Are You Havin' Any Fun? - duet with Elvis Costello
Order - CD only: USA, UK

The River In Reverse - Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint
New album due for release in May 2006
It will include new songs co-written by Costello and Toussaint, as well as fresh versions of several vintage Toussaint songs.
Order - CD+DVD: USA, UK
          - Japanese import with bonus track The Greatest Love + DVD
Order - CD only: USA, UK
Order - 2LP: UK

The Juliet Letters (Deluxe Remastering with Bonus Disc) - Elvis Costello & the Brodsky Quartet
[2006-03-21; 2xCD; Rhino (USA)]

My Flame Burns Blue - Elvis Costello, Live with the Metropole Orkest from the North Sea Festival
+ bonus: Il Sogno Suite (edited version) - LSO, Michael Tilson Thomas
[2006-01-09; 2xCD; Deutsche Grammophon (Australia)]
[2006-01-13; 2xCD; Deutsche Grammophon UCCH-1015 (Japan)]
[2006-02-28; 2xCD; Deutsche Grammophon (USA)] - USA
[2006-03-06; 2xCD; Deutsche Grammophon (UK)] - UK - pre-order now


Songs Samples
  1. Almost Blue
  2. Watching the Detectives
  3. God Give Me Strength

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The Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder: Punk & New Wave - includes interview with Costello and live performances of New Lace Sleeves and Watch Your Step
[2006-01-24: 2xDVD; Shout! Factory]

At This Time - Burt Bacharach - with Elvis Costello
[2005-11-01; CD; Sony (USA)] - USA
[2005-10-24; CD; BMG 82876734112 (UK)] - UK
Who Are These People - Bacharach, Burt & Elvis Costello

Order - USA, UK

The Right Spectacle The Very Best of Elvis Costello - The Videos
released on 5 September 2005 in UK
[2005-09-05; DVD PAL region 0 (region free); demonVision DEMONDVD003 (UK)]
USA release date - 20 September 2005

demonVision is pleased to announce, for the very first time on DVD, a unique collection of the visual works of Elvis Costello - The Right Spectacle: The Very Best of Elvis Costello - The Videos.


Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz - released on 12 July 2005
- with Elvis Costello
[2005-07-12; CD; ] - USA, UK
Elvis Costello - vocals, guitar, piano on "I'm in the Mood Again"
Marian McPartland - piano
Gary Mazzaroppi - bass

Armed Forces (33 1/3) - released on 1 May 2005
- Franklin Bruno
[2005-05-01; book paperback; Continuum International Publishing Group, ISBN: 0826416748 (UK)], 151 pages - USA, UK

Complicated Shadows: The Life & Music of Elvis Costello - released on 10 April in USA, available now
- Graeme Thomson
[2004-10-01; book hardcover; Canongate Books Ltd ISBN: 1841955442 (UK)], 528 pages - UK
[2005-04-10; book hardcover; Grove Press ISBN: 1841956503 (USA)], 352 pages - USA

Brilliant Mistake/True Love Ways (Live) [2005-04-18; 7"; ECPR06 (limited edition)] - Demon/Edsel press release - available from

Club Date: Live In Memphis - order from

[2005-04-19; DVD; Eagle Vision USA (USA)]


The old saying goes "You can never go home again". Costello has made a career of doing what "can't" should" be done, and Club Date: Live In Memphis exception. Costello returns to his musical roots, leaving cozy comfort of theater-sized venues and stages sweaty club in Memphis, Tennessee for a set that rolls his best songs from his 27-year career. Club Date: Memphis, recorded in late 2004, was shot in High- and features Stereo, 5.1 Surround and DTS audio to viewer that intimate setting from their own home.


The Delivery Man Deluxe Edition
these tracks are on a Deluxe CD edition of The Delivery Man released on 2005-03-01.

Monkey To Man - enhanced CD single - available now


  1. Monkey To Man
  2. The Monkey (From the Japanese release of The Delivery Man)
  3. Love That Burns (Recorded live in Memphis, TN, 17 April, 2004 at Hi-Tone Cafe)
  4. Monkey To Man (The Video)

The Clarksdale Sessions [2005-01-25; 10"; Lost Highway]


  1. The Monkey
  2. Country Darkness
  3. Needle Time
  4. The Scarlet Tide
  5. In Another Room
  6. The Delivery Man
  7. The Dark End Of The Street

Live Aid DVDs
- includes Elvis Costello performing All You Need Is Love (a Northern English folk song)


  1. All You Need Is Love - EC solo

The Delivery Man - UK, USA


2004-09-21: Il Sogno, orchestral album recorded by London Symphony Orchestra - USA, UK