“And I would rather be anywhere else”

Elvis Costello – “Oliver’s Army” from Armed Forces (1979)

Since Elvis Costello, there has not been another artist who could incorporate such bile into such delicious pop songs.

This tune, for instance, positively shimmers with brilliance.

Check out the slightly perplexing music video

Buy it here

Posted by Jordy

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3 Comments

Filed under 1970s, Pop, Rock

3 responses to ““And I would rather be anywhere else”

  1. Seems the video is making some sort of statement about British imperialism…or about the incredible size of the gap between EC’s teeth.

  2. Jordy

    Yeah, he must have gotten that corrected in order to appear in Lexus commercials.

  3. Somehow i missed the point. Probably lost in translation 🙂 Anyway … nice blog to visit.

    cheers, Landing.

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