Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello

English singer-songwriter
The most evocative, innovative, and gifted songwriter since Bob Dylan, with songs that offered highly personal takes on love and politics.
BornAugust 25, 1954
HometownLondon, England
Height5'9" (1.76m)
SpouseDiana Krall (m 2003 - present) , Cait O'Riordan (m 1986 - 2002) , Mary Burgoyne (m 1974 - 1984)
ChildrenMatthew MacManus , Dexter Henry Lorcan MacManus , Frank Harlan James MacManus
ParentsRoss McManus
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Videos

Elvis Costello on how he met wife Diana Krall

Elvis Costello on how he met wife Diana Krall
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night
Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night
1h 4min
1988
The Concert for Kampuchea
The Concert for Kampuchea
1h 20min
1980
If It Ain't Stiff, It Ain't Worth a F
If It Ain't Stiff, It Ain't Worth a F
0h 51min
1977
Ex Libris: The New York Public Library
Ex Libris: The New York Public Library
3h 17min
2017
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week -- The Touring Years
The Beatles: Eight Days a Week -- The Touring Years
1h 46min
2016
Love Shines
Love Shines
1h 29min
2010
The Harry Smith Project Live
The Harry Smith Project Live
2h 30min
2006
Prison Song
Prison Song
R
1h 40min
2001

Albums

Jake's Progress [Original TV Soundtrack]
Jake's Progress [Original TV Soundtrack]
1996
Pump
Pump
1990
Almost Blue
Almost Blue
1981
Trust
Trust
1981
Artist's Choice: Elvis Costello
Artist's Choice: Elvis Costello
2005
Delivery Man
Delivery Man
2004
She [CD #2]
She [CD #2]
1999
She [CD #1]
She [CD #1]
1999
Jesus, This Is Elvis
Jesus, This Is Elvis
1997
Little Atoms
Little Atoms
1996
It's Time
It's Time
1996
Distorted Angel
Distorted Angel
1996
Other End of the Telescope
Other End of the Telescope
1996
Brilliant Parade
Brilliant Parade
1996
Sweetwater
Sweetwater
1995
Punch the World
Punch the World
1995
13 Steps Lead Down
13 Steps Lead Down
1994
London's Brilliant Parade [Single #2]
London's Brilliant Parade [Single #2]
1994
London's Brilliant Parade [Single #1]
London's Brilliant Parade [Single #1]
1994
Sulky Girl
Sulky Girl
1994
Buddy Holly on Acid
Buddy Holly on Acid
1994
You Tripped at Every Step
You Tripped at Every Step
1994
Jacksons, Monk & Rowe
Jacksons, Monk & Rowe
1993
Two and a Half Years in 31 Minutes
Two and a Half Years in 31 Minutes
1993

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