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SPIKE

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Far removed from Blood & Chocolate, Spike was released to rave reviews and was Elvis' most successful album since Punch The Clock.

"It's just a bunch of songs, you can buy them if you want and it's up to people to sort out what they mean to them". (EC)


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Tracks

Initial UK release:
   ...This Town...
   Let Him Dangle
   Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
   Veronica
   God's Comic
   Chewing Gum
   Tramp The Dirt Down
   Stalin Malone
   Satellite
   Pads, Paws And Claws
   Baby Plays Around
   Miss Macbeth
   Any King's Shilling
   Coal Train Robberies
   Last Boat Leaving

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Release information:

Albums

  1989-02-06  Spike
  1989-02-__  Spike Album Sampler [promo] 
  1989-02-__  Timothy White's Rock Stars [US radio promo]
                (featuring: Elvis Costello - The Spike Sessions)
  1989-__-__  The Elvis Costello Hour [US promo]
  2000-11-__  3 For One
  2001-08-21  Spike (Rhino re-release)
  2001-08-__  Selections from My Aim Is True, Spike, And All This Useless Beauty [US promo]

Singles
  1989-02-20  Veronica
                ; You're No Good
                / The Room Nobody Lives In
                ; Coal Train Robberies
  1989-02-20  Veronica
                / You're No Good
   1989-02-__  Veronica [US/Spanish promo]
                / Veronica
  1989-__-__  Veronica [US promo]
  1989-__-__  "Let Him Dangle" Plus Other Tracks You Might Like [US promo]
                Let Him Dangle
                ; Coal Train Robberies
                ; The Ugly Things
                ; You're No Good
  1989-05-08  Baby Plays Around
                ; Poisoned Rose
                / Almost Blue
                ; My Funny Valentine
  1989-05-08  Baby Plays Around
                ; Point Of No Return
                / Almost Blue
                ; My Funny Valentine
  1989-__-__  Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
                ; Point Of No Return
                ; Almost Blue
                ; My Funny Valentine
  1989-__-__  Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
                / My Funny Valentine
  1989-__-__  Deep Dark Truthful Mirror [Spanish promo]
                / Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
  1989-__-__  ...This Town...
                / The Ugly Things
  1989-__-__  ...This Town... [US promo]
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