We are excited to confirm the component releases of last year’s The Return Of The Spectacular Spinning Songbook!!! in three formats (standalone CD / standalone DVD / Deluxe CD + DVD) for March 12 2012 internationally.

Elvis Costello returned to the stage in 2011 with his celebrated Spinning Wheel tour and now comes the definitive document of this tour: The Return of the Spectacular Spinning Songbook!!!, recorded over a 2-night stand at The Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles on May 11 and 12, 2011, shows which The Los Angeles Times said were the kind of uniquely invigorating experience that warrants a buzzword all its own: inspiring. Costello once again allowed his set-list to be chosen by The Spectacular Spinning Songbook, a monumental game-show type wheel spun by select fans and featuring songs from his latest critically acclaimed release National Ransom, plus new renditions of hits, rarities and very unexpected covers.

CD and DVD Deluxe Edition 

This Deluxe Edition of The Return Of The Spectacular Spinning Songbook!!! includes a CD, DVD and 28-page booklet filled with musings from Napoleon Dynamite (aka Elvis Costello), the MC of The Spectacular Spinning Songbook show. Recorded over a 2-night stand at The Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles on May 11 and 12, 2011, the CD was culled from both nights' performances, shows which The Los Angeles Times said were "the kind of uniquely invigorating experience that warrants a buzzword all its own: inspiring." and includes popular songs such as Everyday I Write The Book, God Give Me Strength, Watching The Detectives, (What's So Funny `bout) Peace, Love and Understanding plus a cover of the Rolling Stones' Out Of Time; an extended I Want You; and the return of The Bangles on Tear Off Your Own Head

The DVD is from Costello's show on May 12, 2011 and includes a special guest appearance by The Bangles. The DVD contains bonus footage including an alternate intro by Napoleon Dynamite (aka Elvis Costello), and behind-the-scenes moments captured with the Imposters - Steve Nieve, Davey Faragher and Pete Thomas - as well as extra performances not included in the main set of the show.

The CD and DVD are also available individually.

Track listing

1. I Hope You're Happy Now
2. Heart Of The City
3. Mystery Dance
4. Radio Radio
5. Clubland
6. God Give Me Strength
7. Tear Off Your Own Head (It s A Doll Revolution) featuring Susanna Hoffs of the The Bangles
8. Out Of Time
9. I Want You
10. Everyday I Write The
11. Stella Hurt
12. A Slow Drag With Josephine
13. Jimmie Standing In The Rain
14. Alison
15. Earthbound
16. (What s So Funny Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding

Bonus Tracks on DVD
- Uncomplicated
- Watching The Detectives
- Monkey To Man

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