Title : Elvis Costello & The Imposters – The Boy Named I. Format : Limited Edition Purple Coloured Vinyl Record. Label : EMI / UMC. Cat Num : EMIVX2047. Barcode : 0602438414284
Release Date : January 14th 2021
On January 14 th , 2022, Elvis Costello and The Imposters release, ‘The Boy Named If,’ a new album of urgent, immediate songs with bright melodies, guitar solos that sting and a quick step to the rhythm. ‘The Boy Named If’ is preceded today with the release of a new rock & roll song called, “Magnificent Hurt.”
Costello tell us, ”The full title of this record is ‘The Boy Named If (And Other Children’s Stories).’ ‘IF,’ is a nickname for your imaginary friend; your secret self, the one who knows everything you deny, the one you blame for the shattered crockery and the hearts you break, even your own”
Produced by Sebastian Krys & Elvis Costello – the album is a collection of thirteen snapshots, “That take us from the last days of a bewildered boyhood to that mortifying moment when you are told to stop acting like a child – which for most men (and perhaps a few gals too) can be any time in the next fifty years” as Costello put it.