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Elvis Costello

Stranger In The House

  • House
  • Country
  • Rock
  • Pop
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  • 1978
  • 2012
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  • 1996

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Declan Patrick MacManus (born 25 August 1954), known by the stage name Elvis Costello, is a British singer-songwriter. He came to prominence as an early participant in London’s pub rock scene in the mid-1970s and later became associated with the Punk/New Wave genre. Steeped in word play, the vocabulary of Costello’s lyrics is broader than that of most popular songs. His music has drawn on many diverse genres; the young American critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine describes him as a “pop encyclopedia,“ able to “reinvent the past in his own image”. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ There's a stranger in the house; nobody's seen his face ... There's a stranger in the house no one will ever see ... But everybody says he's taken my place

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