Elvis Costello – Red Shoes

Elvis Costello was quite a young pup in this video which was probably either 1977 or 1978.

The BBC announcer (I’m assuming it’s from Top of the Pops) has quite the 70s look going on, including the annoyingly fake voice. I only thought they had those voices on American radio but no, somehow people in the media thought it sounded cool or something back in the day.


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