Friday, May 05, 2006
Elvis Costello has kept his fans on their toes by zig-zagging musically over the last twenty-five years. For his latest recording, My Flame Burns Blue, Costello teams up with a Dutch big band called Metropole Orkest. They play new songs and reinterpret old hits like "Watching the Detectives" and "Almost Blue." Kurt Andersen talks with Elvis Costello about why his aim is always true.