Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Colston Hall, Bristol

Just over a year since we last saw the Spectacular Singing Songbook, it was back to the Colston Hall for another performance. We were treated to a 2.5 hour run through of the Elvis Costello back catalog albeit with slightly less reliance on the spinning wheel than last time.

I Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down
High Fidelity
Uncomplicated
You Belong To Me/The Last Time
Spin 1 I Want You
Spin 2 Oliver’s Army
Spin 3 Good Year For The Roses
Stranger In The House – IMPROMPTU
Spin 4 Alison
Waiting For The End Of The World – IMPROMPTU
Beyond Belief – IMPROMPTU
Spin 5 She
Spin 6 Motel Matches
Spin 7 “Cash” – Cry Cry Cry
Spin 8 – “Beauty Or Beast” Jackpot
Bedlam
Drum & Bone
All This Useless Beauty
Napoleon’s Choice
A Slow Drag With Josephine
Jimmie Standing In The Rain
Suit Of Lights

Interlude
Shipbuilding
Dr. Watson, I Presume
Tramp The Dirt Down
My Three Sons

Finale
Chelsea
The Hammer Of Songs – Accidents Will Happen
Pump It Up
Peace, Love and Understanding
Joshua’s Spin – Spin 9 Watching The Detectives

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2 Responses to Elvis Costello & The Imposters – Colston Hall, Bristol

  1. Simon says:

    I bet that was ace :)

  2. rich says:

    It was superb.

    Only slightly marred by the knowledge that I had to drive to Bedford straight afterwards and wouldn’t get there until 2am :(