My Aim is True

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My Aim is True
Álbum de Elvis Costello
Publicado: 22 de xullo de 1977
Datas de gravación: 1976 - 1977
Estudio(s) de gravación: Pathway Studios, Londres
Duración: 32:56
Xénero: pub rock, new wave, punk rock, power pop
Selo(s): Stiff (RU)
Columbia (EEUU)
Producido por: Nick Lowe
Cronoloxía
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My Aim is True é o álbum de estrea do músico inglés Elvis Costello, publicado o 22 de xullo de 1977. O álbum foi gravado nos Pathway Studios de Londres, en sesión de tarde e nocturnas no ano 1976, tardando un total de 24 horas no proceso. O disco foi o primeiro de Costello, de cinco consecutivos, en ser producido por Nick Lowe. A banda de apoio formouse con membros do grupo Clover, que non aparecen acreditados na versión orixinal debido a dificultades contractuais.

Listaxe de cancións[editar | editar a fonte]

Todos os temas composos por Elvis Costello agás onde se indique.

Cara 1
  1. "Welcome to the Working Week" – 1:22
  2. "Miracle Man" – 3:31
  3. "No Dancing" – 2:39
  4. "Blame It on Cain" – 2:49
  5. "Alison" – 3:21
  6. "Sneaky Feelings" – 2:09
Cara 2
  1. "(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes" – 2:47
  2. "Less Than Zero" – 3:15
  3. "Mystery Dance" – 1:38
  4. "Pay It Back" – 2:33
  5. "I'm Not Angry" – 2:57
  6. "Waiting for the End of the World" – 3:22


Cancións extra (1993 Rykodisc)
  1. "Watching the Detectives" – 3:45
  2. "Radio Sweetheart" – 2:25
  3. "Stranger in the House" – 3:01
  4. "Imagination (Is a Powerful Deceiver)" – 3:38
  5. "Mystery Dance" (Demo version) – 2:13
  6. "Cheap Reward" (Demo version) – 2:15
  7. "Jump Up" (Demo version) – 2:06
  8. "Wave a White Flag" (Demo version) – 1:53
  9. "Blame It on Cain" (Demo version) – 3:30
  10. "Poison Moon" (Demo version) – 1:53
  • Note: the Rykodisc reissue placed "Watching the Detectives" after a 5-second silence following "Waiting for the End of the World."
Disco extra (2001 Rhino)
  1. "No Action" (Early version) – 2:15
  2. "Living in Paradise" (Early version) – 3:00
  3. "Radio Sweetheart" – 2:31
  4. "Stranger in the House" – 3:04
  5. "I Just Don't Know What to Do with Myself" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) (from Live Stiffs) – 2:27
  6. "Less Than Zero" (Dallas version) (from Live at the El Mocambo) – 4:19
  7. "Imagination (Is a Powerful Deceiver)" – 3:39
  8. "Mystery Dance" (Demo version) – 2:15
  9. "Cheap Reward (Demo version) – 2:18
  10. "Jump Up" (Demo version) – 2:09
  11. "Wave a White Flag" (Demo version) – 1:59
  12. "Blame It on Cain" (Demo version) – 3:34
  13. "Poison Moon" (Demo version) – 1:53


Edición Deluxe de 2007 (Hip-O)

Disco 1:

  1. "Welcome To The Working Week"
  2. "Miracle Man"
  3. "No Dancing"
  4. "Blame It On Cain"
  5. "Alison"
  6. "Sneaky Feelings"
  7. "(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes"
  8. "Less Than Zero"
  9. "Mystery Dance"
  10. "Pay It Back"
  11. "I'm Not Angry"
  12. "Waiting For The End Of The World"
  13. "Watching The Detectives"
  14. "No Action" (primeira versión)
  15. "Living In Paradise" (primeira versión)
  16. "Radio Sweetheart"
  17. "Stranger In The House"
  18. "Welcome To The Working Week" (Pathway Studios demo)
  19. "Blue Minute" (Pathway Studios demo)
  20. "Miracle Man" (Pathway Studios demo)
  21. "Waiting For The End Of The World" (Pathway Studios demo)
  22. "Call On Me" (Pathway Studios demo)
  23. "(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes" (Pathway Studios demo)
  24. "I Don't Want To Go Home" (Pathway Studios demo)
  25. "I Hear A Melody" (Pathway Studios demo)

Disco 2: Elvis Costello & the Attractions: Live at The Nashville Rooms - 7 de agosto de 1977

  1. Introducción de Dave Robinson
  2. "Welcome To The Working Week"
  3. "Blame It On Cain"
  4. "No Dancing"
  5. "Waiting For The End Of The World"
  6. "Night Rally"
  7. "Hoover Factory"
  8. "No Action"
  9. "(I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea"
  10. "Miracle Man"
  11. "The Beat"
  12. "Less Than Zero"
  13. "(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes"
  14. "Lipstick Vogue"
  15. "Watching The Detectives"
  16. "Lip Service"
  17. "Mystery Dance"
  18. "Alison"
  19. "Pay It Back" (proba de son)
  20. "Radio Sweetheart" (proba de son)
  21. "Sneaky Feelings" (proba de son)
  22. "Crawling In The USA" (proba de son)
  23. "Alison" (proba de son)