Elvis Costello: 'I wish I could write like Lionel Richie'
The English singer-songwriter speaks about his new record 'Look Now', a ‘dramatised’ cancer operation, and why he’s unlikely to retire any of his more controversial tracks in the Time's Up era
Albums: Kurt Vile – Bottle it In, and Colter Wall –Songs of the Plains
Kurt Vile is ever the buzzed, backseat philosopher on his third record, while Canadian country artist Colter Wall paints a stark yet beautiful picture of home on 'Songs of the Plains'
Elvis Costello and the Imposters, Look Now: Suitably refined
Always prone to dipping into the full gamut of traditional genres, Costello has ventured ever further from his snarling new wave roots
Now Hear This: New music from Little Mix, Loyle Carner and Áine Cahill
In her weekly column, music correspondent Roisin O'Connor goes through the best – and worst – music released this week