Variations: Elvis Costello And The Attractions.
Elvis Costello is ranked number 113 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 21,098 (this takes into account any aliases or variations).
Elvis Costello official website: http://www.elviscostello.com
- See also:
- Elvis Costello And The Attractions
- Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach
- Elvis Costello And The Brodsky Quartet
- Elvis Costello & Bill Frisell
- Anne Sofie Von Otter Meets Elvis Costello:
- Elvis Costello With The Metropole Orkest
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Elvis Costello best albums
The following albums by Elvis Costello are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:
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This artist is rated in the top 3% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 80.5/100, a mean average of 79.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.9/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 16.3.
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I did it again, didn't I? Got a bit overenthusiastic. After his initial run of albums from '77-'82, while I still admire EC's willingness to experiment, I don't think he really reached the same level of consistency. That being said, there are some gems on pretty much every album, and he's got a few albums that are good straight-through listens after that, as well. As you can tell by my profile pic, I'm still a huge fan, but it's maybe a bit much to say he's been as consistent as artists like Nick Cave, to name just one.
I admired Costello for a long time due to his consistency in albums, song-writing, production and even blended musical styles.
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Currently, my favourite songwriter and musician. A huge influence on me since I discovered him. I will say, I've gone through the man's albums at such a feverish pace that I haven't been able to fully take in a lot of them. Somehow that barely diminishes my understanding that he is a genius with a scarily consistent body of work across a 40 year career.
A fine songwriter and performer, with many solid tracks over a period of years.
An unbelievable body of work ( masterpieces ) !!
I loved the first two or three albums when they came out. He lost me as a fan after that but had a great comeback more than ten years later with Spike / Mighty Like A Rose / Brutal Youth - those are still my favourite E.C. albums.
For reasons beyond me I just recently got into Elvis's work. The front end of his career is ridiculously consistent on quality. Have not dredged into the second half of his career yet but I imagine there is some decent stuff there to be had.
Great song writer. Very under-rated. Not just on BEA but most everywhere. Give him a chance. You won't regret it!
I put Elvis Costello on par with the Talking Heads. Both are creative geniuses. Both reigned in the late 70s and early 80s. Both produces an avalanche of quality work. Both are difficult to rank one album over another. Elvis Costello's first half-dozen albums are pop-music masterpieces.
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