ISTANBUL — In 1977, My AIM Is True album started life with the music of the Beatles and Liverpool interest since one of the most important music man Elvis Costello will be on stage in the open air tomorrow at 21.00 for the 12th Harbiye Istanbul Jazz Festival.
Costello's songwriting compares with such giants as Bob Dylan, Van Morrison. Costello, new wave and punk transmits began his career in rock, pop, reggae, soul and jazz genres like unique vocal and musical perception of combines. Keyboards in Steve Hart or Steve Nieve, drummer Pete Thomas and bassist Davey Faragher board from The Imposters team in Istanbul will give a concert of Elvis Costello's famous Rolling Stone magazine an interview with the stretches we do now. Almost all types of pop music, even opera he tried.
Do not feel like you have gone too far?
(Laughing) No, I say would be too cocky? Introduction to do that will not work. I also had the chance to get lucky in the UK so far as I was a well-known artist in the late 1970s. All my songs entered the charts. Commercial success in the United States from 1982 to 1991, drove up. During this period, I took the hit pieces. Walk away from it because I did not want to grow even more. And the plan worked. 'Notting Hill soundtrack 'She'(Charles Aznavour's song was a cover), was a complete hit. I need money to me and I wish I did not do the job offer. Larger firms are able to make with the support of such excesses. And similar types of music with you on your generation artists who do not have the same opportunities. Album contracts can barely do. They do not try to do what I do. Maybe I'd try to make them not sound appealing. 'Almost Blue, to be able to go to Nashville, fond of work to be done and requires curiosity. What I would bring to this job or career that I did not even think for a moment where it would lead. To make Imperial Bedroom with a big orchestra to collaborate with Geoff Emerick — I did not think of what it would cost. In 1982, to give a concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, I agree. To me, you want this much money for orchestra £60k, 'they said. I, too, orchestra £80k how much? ' I asked. I did not know what to do. It was like buying carrots from the market. Moving your instincts as a human? I'm very instinctive moving, but I also see forward. I'm a very patient person. Maybe you have faith in his own immortality incongruous about. Ephemeral streams, against the thing I believe I can survive without collapsing. Throughout the 1980s I patiently waited and eventually it creeps types stupid hair styles and 'synthesizer also took away. Fans most of the new album, like your're like, you first albums is better than he can. No song of nostalgia whether he will not tell. Perhaps you can experience the 'non-nostalgic' person. I'm not interested in the next generation as well. Once your name has been deleted from the world of music it has been deleted!
A legacy you leave behind you. Are you not interested in that?
No. I'm dependents, if a person leave behind my care, but I need to make money. Fame heritage house if I do not care. Anyhow, I will not be here then.
If you are not interested in the next generation, for whom are you doing these albums? Especially the 'Il Sogno and' The Delivery Man '... as different albums to anyone who will listen.
When I was younger I did not just listen to rock. When I was in love with a girl, I remember listening to The Supremes and The Temptations, for example. But I also like David Ackles. He had a mature sound. Percy Mayfield and Kurt Weill had this voice. Rock and roll had just begun when I was born. But 1954 is not based on my music-related dreams. My Aim Is True is my favorite was the first album of Randy Newman album.
Did you always see yourself as a singer songwriter?
I'd say as a child. My dad can sing pretty well so everyone in my thought I was capable of singing. Priests came to visit us at a time and I was chosen for singing class. Said in an intermediate choir came out, but my voice is so high. That's why I was removed from the choir. And of course I got that horrible music: violin lessons a week or so. My father loved Spain. We went to Spain a few times. 13 years old, my father took me there a true Spanish guitar. Guitar folk guitar with steel wires plugging tried to make. Peter Green's 'Man of the World' was the first song that I learned with him.
Most of your songs are filled with images and words, songs are sung very quickly. When writing your songs mentioned how do you decide whether to where you stand.
'Pump It Up has five verses. Other songs has a fine adjustment. 'Blood and Chocolate' on my album 'Tokyo Storm Warning', a journey was a song about claustrophobia. There are different ways to write. 'Many of the songs on Imperial Bedroom are meaningless, for example. 'Beyond Belief' and 'Man Out of Time' tells something sketchy. Uncertainty prevailed when writing them in my life. These 'Almost Blue, as in the meaning contains the lyrics are changed and stored. John Lennon was shot days' Kid About It, "he wrote a song. I did not want to believe the news. 'John went like' I want to write songs containing lyrics.
You have to be very meaningful song with the lyrics should have been detected. songs is how the day most convenient to write?
You have no idea what to do when this job. My notebook, my recorder there. Save to phone you if I'm sitting in a restaurant. (Arts & Culture)