Friday, February 13, 2009

Elvis Costello covering "Show Biz Kids"

Two minutes of the song opened the latest episode of Spectacle. Here's the video:

And if it should disappear before you get a chance to see it PopMatters described Elvis' version of the Steely Dan song thusly:
Still, none of these performances can touch Costello’s opening run through Steely Dan’s “Show Biz Kids”—as Pete Thomas and his daughter Tennessee provide a double-thunder backbeat, Costello lays down a dirty fuzz-wah guitar solo and impassioned vocal, lifting the song up to a primal pedestal.

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