Elvis Costello's 'Armed Forces' (33 1/3 Series) Audiobook | Franklin Bruno | Audible.com
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Elvis Costello's 'Armed Forces' (33 1/3 Series) | [Franklin Bruno]

Elvis Costello's 'Armed Forces' (33 1/3 Series)

Thirty-Three and a Third is a series of short aduiobooks about critically acclaimed and much-loved albums of the past 40 years. Over 50,000 copies have been sold! Franklin Bruno’s writing about music has appeared in the Village Voice, Salon, LA Weekly, and Best Music Writing 2003 (Da Capo). He has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from UCLA, and his musical projects include Tempting: Jenny Toomey Sings the Songs of Franklin Bruno (Misra) and A Cat May Look At A Queen (Absolutely Kosher), a solo album. He lives in Los Angeles.
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Audible Editor Reviews

Intelligent and passionate, this meticulous examination of Elvis Costello's Armed Forces could only be produced by a fan whose obsession over details uncovers unique insights into Costello's work. Aside from providing critical analyses of the music and lyrics, Franklin Bruno connects the record to the political context of its moment and includes a thoughtful reflection on the controversial issues around race that shadowed Costello. Narrator Mark Boyett offers Bruno's insights persuasively, and his steady, congenial performance keeps listeners' attention focused on Bruno's words.

Publisher's Summary

Thirty-Three and a Third is a series of short aduiobooks about critically acclaimed and much-loved albums of the past 40 years. Over 50,000 copies have been sold! Franklin Bruno’s writing about music has appeared in the Village Voice, Salon, LA Weekly, and Best Music Writing 2003 (Da Capo). He has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from UCLA, and his musical projects include Tempting: Jenny Toomey Sings the Songs of Franklin Bruno (Misra) and A Cat May Look At A Queen (Absolutely Kosher), a solo album. He lives in Los Angeles.

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