Quotes by Elvis Costello

Declan Patrick MacManus, OBE, better known by his stage name Elvis Costello, is an English pop/rock musician, singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, author, television presenter, and occasional actor. He began his career as part of London's pub rock scene in the early 1970s and later became associated with the first wave of the British punk and new wave movement that emerged in the mid-to-late 1970s. His critically acclaimed debut album My Aim Is True was released in 1977.

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I used to be disgusted; now I try to be amused.

Elvis Costello
 
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It's a petty thing, but I wouldn't join the Scouts when I was a kid, 'cause you had to swear allegiance to the queen. I'm just not a royalist. I think it's idiotic, a hereditary principle.

Elvis Costello
 
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I'm a working travelling musician, but just on a bigger scale.

Elvis Costello
 
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Happiness isn't a fortune in a cookie. It's deeper, wider, funnier, and more transporting than that.

Elvis Costello
 
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My ultimate vocation in life is to be an irritant.

Elvis Costello
 
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