Special magic occurs when Steve Nieve is let loose on the piano. ‘Steve Nieve plays Elvis Costello’ and a whole lot more. Expect intimate stories of Steve’s adventures with Elvis and a heart in mouth display of piano virtuosity, incendiary Steinway frenzy and melodic inventiveness.
Steve may be best recognised as a member of The Attractions, but his resume is long and deep: a gifted piano prodigy who composes music for film and TV, graced recordings from Jagger to Squeeze and everyone in between, and of course THE integral member of Elvis’ long and storied musical arc.
‘After playing 34 years with me… it’s a surprise to discover these tunes revisited by my friend, never too close to the ‘model’ and never so far from the spirit.’ Elvis Costello