2009-09-25 - APOLLO THEATER, NEW YORK CITY, NY
Taping for Elvis Costello’s "Spectacle" Bruce plays a Radio medley with full band: Bruce, Roy and Nils plus Elvis Costello & the Imposters. Plenty of discussion between Costello and Springsteen. The song was part of a medley that included Radio Silence (snippet, sung by Elvis Costello), followed by Radio nowhere, partial, sung by Bruce, followed by Radio Radio (snippet, sung by Elvis Costello).
Bruce was backed by Roy Bittan and Nils Lofgren on "Wild Billy's Circus Story
". "American Skin (41 Shots)
" is Bruce solo. "Galveston Bay
" is Bruce and Roy. Elvis Costello sings "Black Ladder" and "Brilliant Disguise" with Bruce and Nils backing. "I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down
", and the Radio medley are full band: Bruce, Roy and Nils plus Elvis Costello & the Imposters. Costello also performed Springsteen's "Point Blank" with the Imposters.
"Spectacle" : "Elvis Costello with..." is a UK/Canadian television series that was shown on Channel 4 in the UK, CTV in Canada. The show features intimate interviews between the host, Elvis Costello, and various musical guests intertwined with performances by Costello and the guests, separately and together.Elvis Costello ’s spectacle.