Accidents Will Happen - Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Armed Forces

As Costello writes in the liner notes to this expanded reissue, Armed Forces marks the first time that he was actually aware of his audience. Perhaps in an attempt to elucidate the web of veiled and convoluted social and personal references running through his first two records, the album is lyrically much more general, and remarkably self-conscious, right from the opening lyric, "Oh, I just don't know where to begin. Melodically and lyrically, the song is above reproach, as Costello sings of infidelity with what could either be construed as regret or smug satisfaction.

It's also one of several songs on Armed Forces to benefit from the album's dense production. Joe Blogs. Retrieved 22 February Reasons to be Cheerful. Archived from the original on 22 February Retrieved 8 August Australian Chart Book — St Ives , N.

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Retrieved 3 October Archived from the original on 19 May Music Canada. Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 14 November British Phonographic Industry. Sunday's Best. Moods for Moderns. Chemistry Class. Two Little Hitlers. Nick Lowe. Accidents Will Happen Elvis Costello. Senior Service Elvis Costello. Oliver's Army Elvis Costello. Big Boys Elvis Costello. Green Shirt Elvis Costello. Blue Rider Press. Retrieved 9 May The Washington Post. Donald E. Retrieved 13 March Pitchfork Media.

Retrieved 6 November Last edited: Apr 12, D , Apr 12, Oatsdad likes this. Location: Okotoks - Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He did not offer any tunes from Armed Forces. Location: San Francisco, CA. He played half the tracks from AF. The main set of 24 songs, plus a first encore of 3 songs and a second encore of 5 songs—bringing us to 32 songs performed—included not a single selection from Armed Forces.

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Elvis Costello & The Attractions ‎– Armed Forces 7" EP Sleeve: Accidents Will Happen spelt as "Adcicents Will Happen" Barcode and Other Identifiers Rights Society: STEMRA; Label Code: LC Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Armed Forces /5(10).

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  1. Jul 24,  · Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Accidents Will Happen · Elvis Costello & The Attractions Armed Forces ℗ Elvis Costello Released on: .
  2. Elvis Costello’s first three albums are now part of legend, like Bowie’s Berlin trilogy or Dylan’s Highway/Bringing/Blonde set. Each one begins with the distinct sound of Costello’s voice without instrumental accompaniment, this one the shortest with just the “Oh, I ” of “Accidents Will Happen” sung reggae.shakalkreemalaramaralsarana.infoinfoin Bruno, the writer of the 33 1/3 series book on Armed Forces.
  3. "Accidents Will Happen" is a song by Elvis Costello. It first appeared on the album Armed Forces, which he recorded with The Attractions. In reference to the song title, the cover of the single was printed inside-out, and the run-out groove on side A reads "Porky Prime Cuts Will Happen" (trademark signature of cutting engineer George Peckam).
  4. Elvis Costello & The Attractions ‎– Armed Forces 7" EP Sleeve: Accidents Will Happen spelt as "Adcicents Will Happen" Barcode and Other Identifiers Rights Society: STEMRA; Label Code: LC Elvis Costello And The Attractions* Armed Forces /5(10).
  5. Listen free to Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Armed Forces (Accidents Will Happen, Senior Service and more). 12 tracks (). Armed Forces is Elvis Costello's third album, his second with the Attractions, and the first to officially credit the Attractions on the cover. It was released in the UK by Radar Records and in the USA by Columbia in
  6. Sep 24,  · Armed Forces is Elvis Costello's third album, his second with the Attractions, and the first to officially credit the Attractions on the cover. It was released in the UK by Radar Records and in the USA by Columbia in The album had the working title Emotional Fascism/5(K).
  7. About “Armed Forces” You wouldn’t be % wrong to say that Elvis Costello’s third LP, Armed Forces is some odd, unholy child of ABBA and The Clash. But you wouldn’t be quite right, either.

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