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They say you better listen to the voice of reason.
beleaguered in unison
"Some of our friends sit around every evening and they worry about the times ahead, but everybody else is overwhelmed by indifference and the promise of an early bed."
Radio died because they didn't play enough Elvis Costello.
Great track from a truly great band.
The good news is that this song was written when radio was still listenable. The bad news is that this song was written when radio was still listenable.
Elvis is king
razor blade voice n brain
Shit the bed this is so good.Voice of reason no kidding.
YES, somone else remembers the SNL incident...they were'nt supposed to play this, then a few bars into another song they stopped and played it anyway...
Such an awesome tune! Fantastic album! One of the best ever!
new wave sounds from 1978 what a great year its my fav doh check out more from 1978 magic?????????
I think this is his best song!
ELVIS LIVES .,LOVE IT
Great song! got him banned for a loooong time for playing it on SNL.
The song is awesome, but he always sort of manages to kill his own songs (more or less) in the refrains.
Man, Imagine how this song would have tuned out written 20 years later. If he thought it was bad in the 70's/80's I wonder what he has to say now.
One of my favorite Elvis Costello tracks. Yeah, radio used to be important, but he was definitely looking forward with this one...
This is the song to start with when you're talkin' Elvis. Either of them.
They don't give you any choice 'cause they think that it's treason.
I totally agree w/ThadEnouf
One of the greatest moments of my concert-going life was seeing Weird Al Yankovic stop several bars into Amish Paradise and launch into a straight-up cover of this song. Fan-damn-tastic.
Radio was once important, kiddies.
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