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Every Elvis Has His Impersonators: 7 Homemade Remade Elvis Costello Songs

by Elastic No-No Band

Elvis Costello songs reinterpreted in creatively low-budget ways, from simply singing in the shower to layering on electronic laptop-created noises. Includes versions of the Costello singles "Pump It Up," "I Want You," and "Monkey To Man."
Genre: Rock: Lo-Fi
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1. Pump It Up Elastic No-no Band
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2. You Belong to Me Elastic No-no Band
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3. Monkey to Man Elastic No-no Band
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4. Battered Old Bird Elastic No-no Band
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5. Toledo Elastic No-no Band
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6. High Fidelity Elastic No-no Band
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7. I Want You Elastic No-no Band
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"Pump It Up" - Like a poor woman's Petra Haden, Justin from Elastic No-No Band multi-tracks his voice to act as his own backing band during his version of this popular favorite.

"You Belong To Me" - A noisy lo-fi take on this oft-forgotten gem from the THIS YEAR'S MODEL album.

"Monkey To Man" - A stripped-down acoustic version of Elvis Costello's sequel to Dave Bartholomew's song "The Monkey." One such primate ponders humanity's cruel follies in this pointedly satirical piece.

"Battered Old Bird" - Have you ever sung in the shower, liked it, and wondered if it would sound as good on a recording? Well, here is one such experiment.

"Toledo" - Justin from Elastic No-No Band is from Toledo, Ohio, so this song has a particularly fond place in his heart. Where Elvis and Burt Bacharach's version was decidedly classic-pop in nature and stuffed with string sections, ENB's take features overdriven guitar, synth parts and drum loops.

"High Fidelity" - Presented in low fidelity.

"I Want You" - Elvis's classic poison pen letter to a lost (or nearly lost) love is given a 90s-style trip-hop makeover that suits the material just fine.


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