Music: England's Elvis: Gut Emotions

Pop rock from an angry new working-class hero

The haircut is straight out of the '50s; the rumpled suit looks like a reject from a thrift-store bin. With huge hornrimmed glasses covering half his face, Elvis Costello, 23, looks vaguely familiar as he swaggers awkwardly up to a microphone. Ah, but of course. He is that same little guy who couldn't buy himself a date back in high school.

The British-born Costello may look a bit like Woody Allen with a guitar, but there is nothing timid about his music. With a three-piece band behind him, he blasts out a stream of riffs...

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