Best Described as Musical Documentary of Career
Elvis Costello performs at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame ceremony earlier this month. A new DVD provides a retrospective on his career. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
career, like his music, has been multi-layered and ever changing, delighting and sometimes baffling fans and critics alike. But he finally puts it all in perspective in a just-released DVD from his recent solo “Detour” tour. It’s stripped down and simply terrific.