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Elvis Costello - Watching The Detectives download album
Rock / Reggae
Performer: Elvis Costello
Title: Watching The Detectives
Style: New Wave, Pop Rock, Reggae
Year 1977
Country UK
Genre: Rock / Reggae
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Elvis Costello - Watching The Detectives download album


Music video by Elvis Costello performing Watching The Detectives. C) 1977 Elvis Costello under exclusive license to Universal Music Enterprises, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

Текст песни: Nice girls not one with a defect Cellophane shrink-wrapped, so correct Red dogs under illegal legs She looks so good that he gets down and begs.

Watching the Detectives" is a 1977 single by English singer-songwriter Elvis Costello. His fourth single overall, it was his first hit single on any national chart, peaking at in the UK and also charting modestly in Canada, Australia and the .

Elvis Costello wrote "Watching the Detectives" after an all-night bout of listening to The Clash's debut album, The Clash, on headphones, which explains the reggae influence. Fortified by drinking an entire jar of instant coffee, he stayed awake for 36 hours. Costello told Q magazine August 2013: "Why do you think that song is so jerky? I drank a lot of coffee. Costello justifies his later performance of this song as a big-band number, saying that it should be realized as an orchestral piece using the film music feeling and the swing rhythms of 1950s detective shows.

Watching the Detectives Lyrics. Watching the Detectives is found on the album Under the Influenza. Found on more albums: Acoustic Tales Live Girls Girls Girls Live: A Case for Song Costello & Nieve Land of Hope and Anchor My Aim Is True Very Best of Elvis Costello I Stand Accused The Very Best of Elvis Costello My Aim Is True Live at Hollywood High Singles, Vol. 1 My Flame Burns Blue My Aim. Is True The Best of Elvis Costello: The First 10 Years My Aim Is True.

Elvis Costello & The Attractions. B2. –Elvis Costello & The Attractions. Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single). Stiff Records, Stiff Records.

Costello considers "Watching the Detectives" his favourite song from the first five years of his career. He later performed the song with a big band arrangement, which he admitted was "a desecration to people who love the tenseness of the original recording", but explained that "the story that's going on, and the musical allusions in the original arrangements, relate very much. to the realization of this song as an orchestral piece using the film music feeling and the swing rhythms of '50s detective shows. Original single releases

Miranda Lambert - Tin Man {HD}. Elvis Costello & The Imposters Perform "Pump It Up" at Gathering of the Vibes 2011. The Smashing Pumpkins - Today (SNL 1993). Elvis Costello - Watching The Detectives (Detour).

Watching The Detectives. These days, listeners are probably more familiar with the beginning refrains of this tune as the theme to PBS' "History Detectives," but don't sell this song short. It's got a great reggae beat, and can be a great introduction if you've never listened to Elvis Costello. The song featured on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time at Elvis Costello & The Attractions. Elvis Costello & The Attractions.

Tracklist

A Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives 3:43
B1 Elvis Costello & The Attractions Blame It On Caine 2:58
B2 Elvis Costello & The Attractions Mystery Dance 1:50

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Stiff Records Ltd.
  • Made By – TELDEC »Telefunken-Decca« Schallplatten GmbH
  • Published By – Street Music Co.
  • Lacquer Cut At – TELDEC-Studio, Hamburg
  • Pressed By – Teldec-Press GmbH

Credits

  • Lacquer Cut By – H1*
  • Producer – Nick Lowe
  • Written-By – Costello*

Notes

Stiff-Records Ltd.
Made in Germany by TELDEC Telefunken-DECCA Schallplatten GmbH
ⓟ1977
Street Music Company

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 4764
  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): 6, 12 193-01-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): 6, 12 193-01-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A): 6, 12193-01-1 Manufactured in Germany H1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B): 6, 12193-01-2 Manufactured in Germany H1
  • Price Code: AC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BUY 20 Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single, Pus) Stiff Records BUY 20 UK 1977
BUY-11633 Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single, Promo) Stiff Records BUY-11633 Australia 1978
COU/B/BUY 20 Elvis Costello / Elvis Costello & The Attractions Elvis Costello / Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single, Yel) Stiff Records COU/B/BUY 20 Belgium 1977
BUY 20 Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single) Stiff Records BUY 20 New Zealand 1977
MO 1819 Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single, Promo) Stiff Records MO 1819 Spain 1978

Tracklist

A Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives 3:43
B1 Elvis Costello & The Attractions Blame It On Caine 2:58
B2 Elvis Costello & The Attractions Mystery Dance 1:50

Credits

  • Producer – Nick Lowe
  • Written-By – E. Costello*

Notes

B side: tracks recorded live in London
The Attractions are not mentioned on the Label.
"Cain" is mis-spelled as "Caine"

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout (Stamped) Side A): SRS510042 A 44C1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout (Stamped) Side B): SRS510042 B 44C1
  • Rights Society: STEMRA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BUY 20 Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single, Pus) Stiff Records BUY 20 UK 1977
6.12 193, BUY 20 Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single) Stiff Records, Stiff Records 6.12 193, BUY 20 Germany 1977
BUY-11633 Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single, Promo) Stiff Records BUY-11633 Australia 1978
COU/B/BUY 20 Elvis Costello / Elvis Costello & The Attractions Elvis Costello / Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single, Yel) Stiff Records COU/B/BUY 20 Belgium 1977
BUY 20 Elvis Costello Watching The Detectives ‎(7", Single) Stiff Records BUY 20 New Zealand 1977