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This Year's Model

This Year's Model
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Description: N N 0 0 Only months after his initial conquest with My Aim Is True, Elvis Costello delivered an even fiercer diatribe. His first record with the long-running Attractions, 1978's This Year's Model remains one of that blistering rock year's most indelible albums. Orwellian even when not directly alluding to the great man (a sly nod to 1984 on "Living in Paradise"), the 22-year-old and band crashed through the raging anti-party of "Pump It Up" ("When you don't really need it"), the perverted Spectorisms of "Hand in Hand," the punk manifesto "Radio, Radio," and the stylishly anti- ... (more)
Manufacturer: Rhino
Release date: 19 February 2002
EAN: 0081227835422 UPC: 008122783542
Tags: New Wave (2), 1978 (2), Rock (1), Post Punk (1), Music Mecca 5 (1), Reissue (1), Elvis Costello (1)
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The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (100 music items)

"Elvis Costello & the Attractions - This Year’s Model, 1979 "


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100 Memorable New Rock Hits Of The 70's & 80's (102 music items)

" Pump It Up (1978) Elvis Costello __________ Song Or Video www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y71iDvCYXA "


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500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 music items)

"Costello’s bilious lyrics on this benchmark of disgust and unrepentant rage are aimed primarily at the fairer sex, and he lands a dizzying array of verbal body blows, augmented by bludgeoning musical support from the uncredited Attractions. Standout track: “Pump It Up”"


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Favorite Songs of All Time: 1978-1979 (148 music items)

""Pump It Up""


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