Elvis Costello & The Attractions ‎– This Year’s Model (1978)

This Year’s Model is the second album by English New Wave/singer-songwriter Elvis Costello, paired here with three-piece backing band The Attractions. The album was released in March 1978 on Radar (UK) and Columbia (US). The Columbia issue drops “(I Don’t Want to Go To) Chelsea” and swaps “Night Rally” for the concurrent single a-side “Radio Radio.”

A1. “No Action” (1:57)
A2. “This Year’s Girl” (3:16)
A3. “The Beat” (3:42)
A4. “Pump It Up” (3:12)
A5. “Little Triggers” (2:38)
A6. “You Belong to Me” (2:19)
B1. “Hand in Hand” (2:30)
B2. “(I Don’t Want to Go To) Chelsea” (3:06)
B3. “Lip Service” (2:34)
B4. “Living in Paradise” (3:51)
B5. “Lipstick Vogue” (3:29)
B6. “Night Rally” (2:40)

1978 shortplayer:
A. “Radio Radio” (3:04) / B. “Tiny Steps” (2:42)

Elvis Costello — lead vocals, guitar, writer
Steve Nieve — keyboards
Bruce Thomas — bass
Pete Thomas — drums

Nick Lowe — producer
George Peckham — mastering engineer

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