Everyday I Write the Book (3:54)

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  • fuckyouty1

    The Wedding Singer

    16 Nov 2012 Reply
  • redhotburrito

    Such as "....even in a perfect world where everyone is equal, I'd still own the film rights and be working on the sequel..."

    27 Jul 2012 Reply
  • redhotburrito

    Clever lyrics from a master wordsmith.

    18 Jul 2012 Reply
  • fuckyouty1

    catchy as hell.

    10 Apr 2012 Reply
  • almighty1978

    One of my all-time top 10 favorite songs...

    6 Nov 2011 Reply
  • marcy50

    More I hear this the more I love it~

    22 Sep 2011 Reply
  • ny_metode

    Great song.

    1 Jun 2011 Reply
  • austinmangel

    <3

    30 May 2011 Reply
  • DJ_Werd

    So Rad!

    28 Apr 2011 Reply
  • BigKat77

    This song grows more true as I get older.

    2 Jan 2011 Reply
  • jonners101

    elvis does pop!

    8 Oct 2010 Reply
  • dmen01

    Always been a real favourite. Admittedly it is hardly in the classic Costello mould, but it is so damn catchy.

    1 Oct 2010 Reply
  • smelly2by4

    Such a fantastic song! So beautiful! Elvis C is the man!

    14 Jan 2010 Reply
  • doctorjmo

    ...chapter 2................

    25 Dec 2009 Reply
  • bongosam

    I'd like to hear John Hiatt cover this!

    13 Feb 2009 Reply
  • MrRoboto19XX

    If you can track it down, the live version from the boot "10/06/83 Glassgow" is superb, and puts the album version to shame.

    16 Dec 2008 Reply
  • blato1

    The stacatto piano in the chorus makes this song. Great tune, but The World and his Wife off of Punch the Clock is better.

    7 Dec 2008 Reply
  • eveldo

    By far the best song on a subpar album. You have to wonder what Nick Lowe would have down with this song. Actually, there's a live version on the Rhino re-release that is absolutely scalding. Worth a listen.

    13 Jul 2007 Reply
  • AlphaMoose

    Part of me wants to hate this song so much, but part of me wants to just keep listening to it. It's mesmerizing.

    2 Jul 2007 Reply
  • phatmanxd

    Maybe the most unknown gem out there.

    16 Mar 2007 Reply
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