Episode 108: Elvis Costello and Duran Duran, "Watching The Detectives"

Episode 108 · July 12th, 2018 · 33 mins 38 secs

About this Episode

Noir and nastiness and...nerds? That's what you get with "Watching the Detectives," Elvis Costello's archly clever jam. Special guest Kevin Flynn joins us to discuss mysterious lyrics and peppy songs about dark deeds. We also discuss Duran Duran's cover of this joint and what makes a cover work in the first place.

 

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