Elvis Costello – 1978 ‘This Year’s Model’ Die-Cut Standup Shop Display

A scarce promotional easel back, die-cut cardboard display (standee) made by Columbia Records in 1978 to promote Elvis’s second album, This Year’s Model. Made for display in record stores, this example was never used and is in excellent condition, with some light wear and age-related light toning to the back.  40″ tall, 15 1/2″ across […]

Elvis Costello – 1978 Buffalo NY Concert Poster

A rare concert poster advertising Elvis Costello and the Attractions’s March 4, 1978 show at Buffalo State College in Buffalo, NY, with Willie ‘Loco’ Alexander.  In excellent condition, this was dry mounted for framing.  17″ x 22″.  The only example of this poster we’ve seen.

Elvis Costello – 1977 Bottom Line Concert Poster (1st U.S. Tour)

A beautiful concert poster advertising Elvis Costello and The Attractions’ shows at New York’s Bottom Line, December 13 and 14, 1977, during their first U.S. Tour.  Three days later, Costello and band appeared on Saturday Night Live, filling in for the Sex Pistols.  This oversize poster measures 23 3/4″ x 33 3/4″ and is in […]

Elvis Costello – Original “This Year’s Model” Album Cover Photograph

A large vintage print of Chris Gabrin’s classic photograph of Elvis Costello, used on the cover of his 1978 second album, This Year’s Model. We obtained this photograph from Tommy Steele, the art director who designed the U.S. advertising for the album.  He was given this print at the time, and has kept it carefully […]

Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Plimsouls – 1982 Boxing-Style Concert Poster

A scarce cardboard boxing-style poster advertising Elvis Costello & The Attractions and The Plimsolls July 1982 shows at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.  Printed by Colby Posters of Los Angeles, these were posted on telephone poles around Los Angeles.  We obtained this example from a former employee of the company hired to post these; […]

Elvis Costello & The Attractions – Signed UK Promotional-Only “Elvis Introduces Almost Blue” Album

A copy of the rare promotional-only UK album Elvis Costello Introduces The Tracks on His New Album- “Almost Blue” autographed by Costello and The Attractions (drummer Pete Thomas, keyboard player Steve Neive, and bassist Bruce Thomas, who drew the album cover art.) This 1981 album was issued by F-Beat Records in a limited edition (this […]

Elvis Costello – Live At The Troubadour Warner Bros Reference 2 x CD

A rare Warner Bros. Records double cd “acetate” of an unreleased Elvis Costello concert at The Troubadour in Hollywood, on May 14, 1996.   Costello was backed at this rare club show by Attractions Steve Nieve and Pete Thomas; it and was recorded for broadcast, but only six of the 25 tracks have ever been released.  […]