13 episodes

Your definitive Elvis Costello fan podcast.

Beyond Believers Pat Brennan

    • Music

Your definitive Elvis Costello fan podcast.

    Episode 9: GET HAPPY!! Side B (w/ Lizzie Seagle)

    Episode 9: GET HAPPY!! Side B (w/ Lizzie Seagle)

    WE’RE BAAAAACK! And so excited to be between your ears. A wise man once said “travel broadens the mind, til you can’t get your head out the door,” and we have been on the move! L.A. to WI and on to OR, finally landing in the great city of Portland!

    On our returning episode Special Guest Lizzie Seagle and I cover Side B of GET HAPPY!!, its tracks, its influences, who should cover it and why, and, of course, Lizzie's dream STARRING ELVIS COSTELLO!!!

    Give it a listen, and, if ya feel it, enjoy it!

    Episode 8B: GET HAPPY!! Side A (w/ Lizzie Seagle)

    Episode 8B: GET HAPPY!! Side A (w/ Lizzie Seagle)

    Lizzie Seagle and Pat ADD their way through Side A of “GET HAPPY!!” by Elvis Costello & The Attractions.

    • 38 min
    Episode 8A: GET HAPPY!! Side A Part 1 (w/ Lizzie Seagle)

    Episode 8A: GET HAPPY!! Side A Part 1 (w/ Lizzie Seagle)

    Elvis Costello and the Attractions’ make their first genre-hopping album, this time deep into the soul-drenched territory, and I can think of no better person to discuss it with than my own good friend, family member, and Motor City Madame herself, Lizzie Seagle!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 7: ARMED FORCES Side B (w/ Matt Maiatico)

    Episode 7: ARMED FORCES Side B (w/ Matt Maiatico)

    Matt Maiatico and I continue our alcohol and weed-fueled exploration of Elvis Costello’s 1979 masterpiece. You’ll hear us discuss Two Little Hitlers leading Goon Squads, Busy Bodies stuck in Chemistry Classes, Moody Moderns dressed in their Sunday’s Best, and more! Give us a listen, and if ya feel it, enjoy it!

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode 6: ARMED FORCES Side A

    Episode 6: ARMED FORCES Side A

    Hey! Great to see ya! We eagerly welcome you back from our holiday/baby hiatus with a discussion of Side A of Elvis Costello’s 1979 masterpiece “ARMED FORCES”! Joining me is long-time friend and fellow music-obsessive Matt Maiatico. Topics touched upon include: the relevance of this album and its themes; the album’s original title; is this a booze album or a weed album?; and what song is the saddest one on the album; to name a few. Give us a listen, and if ya feel it, enjoy it!

    • 1 hr 27 min
    "This Year's Model" Side B (w/ M.R. Morrison)

    "This Year's Model" Side B (w/ M.R. Morrison)

    Welcome to Episode 5 of Beyond Believers! Join us as we continue our discussion with M.R. Morrison of Side B of This Year’s Model. Topics include, the creeping relevance of his music, Costello’s infamous SNL appearance and what inspired it, and what Elvis Costello lyric would go best on your tombstone. Listen on, and if ya feel it, enjoy it!

    • 1 hr 26 min

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