Smash Hits, February 7, 1980

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Elvis Costello has come to an agreement with WEA Records which will give him his own label, F-Beat Records. His new single, "I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down," should be the first release on the label on February 8th followed by a new album, Get Happy, on the 15th. The long player is expected to feature twenty tracks!

Elvis has also announced a string of gigs in smaller towns throughout the country where he has been unable to play before. This tour begins at Cromer West Runton Pavilion on March 1st and carries on with Margate Winter Gardens (2), Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall (3), Hastings Pier Pavilion (4), Lincoln Drill Hall (6), Peterborough Wirrina Stadium (7), Halifax Civic Hall (9), Matlock Pavilion (10), Shrewsbury Tiffany's (13), Llanelli Glen Ballroom (14), Aberystwyth Great Hall (16), Colwyn Bay Pier (17), Southport Floral Hall (18), Wakefield Tiffany's (19), Sunderland Mayfair (20), Lasswade Sports Centre (22), Dunfermline Kinema (23), Ayr Pavilion (24), Carlisle Market Hall (25), Stafford Stychfield Hall (27), Leamington Spa Pavilion (28), Swindon Oasis Centre (29), Yeovil Johnson Hall (30) and St Austell New Cornish Riviera (31).

All tickets are priced at £3 and will only be available in the immediate area of the gig. Watch local papers.

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Smash Hits, February 7 - 20, 1980

Smash Hits previews the 1980 UK Tour.

Lyrics for "I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down" are featured on page 5.


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Photo by Paul Slattery.

Photo by Keith Morris.
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Page scans.
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Cover and contents page.
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