Today, a shout-out to Declan Patrick MacManus, better known as Elvis Costello.
If there's a male Madona, Costello is it. He got his start in punk, busted out in new wave and has been able to reinvent himself seemingly each decade.
He's got a show on the Sundance Channel, Spectacle, which is really, really good.
And, he's married to Jazz pianist Diana Krall.
(Before we get to Video Friday, a program note: I will be traveling and might not have the chance to update The Tension for a few days.)
Pump It Up, it's your Video Friday, Elvis Costello:
"Pump It Up"
"Peace, Love & Understanding"
"I Don't Want to Go to Chelsea"
"Good Year for the Roses"
"Monkey to Man"
"Sulpher to Sugarcane"
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