“Pump It Up” and “Lipstick Vogue” reveal Elvis Costello’s songwriting skills had reached a higher level. His then-new band, The Attractions, also helped kick it up a few notches.
Geoff Emerick, George Harrison, and Todd Rundgren all had a hand in the extended production of this 1971 album.
What was the real inspiration for the cover art of the Beatles’ album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”? Here’s another theory.
“Rubber Soul” was a race against the clock, as The Beatles had only 30 days to write, record and mix an album — from scratch!