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1978

Album

Recorded at position

2

This Year's Model - Elvis Costello and The Attractions

Released: 17 March 1978

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Recorded: Eden Studios, London, 1977–1978

Genre: Punk rock,Nnew wave

Length: 35:44

Label: Radar

Producer: Nick Lowe

This Year’s Model is Elvis Costello’s second album and his first with the Attractions, released in 1978. It was mainly recorded at Eden Studios in West London.

It was voted the best album of the year in The Village Voice Pazz & Jop critics poll. In 2000, Q magazine placed This Year’s Model at number 82 in its list of the 100 Greatest British Albums Ever. In 1987, Rolling Stone magazine ranked it number 11 on its list of the best albums of the period 1967–1987. In 2003, the album was ranked number 98 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


Singles released from the Album:

Pump It Up” Released in April 1978

Radio Radio” Released in June 1978

(I Don’t Want to Go to) Chelsea” Released in June 1978

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