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Armed Forces is the third studio album from Elvis Costello & The Attractions, released in January 1979 and produced by Nick Lowe. Costello was 23 years old when he wrote and recorded the music for the album. This super deluxe edition was personally curated by Elvis Costello, and fully embraces Barney Bubbles' epic package art. It features 9 pieces of vinyl, 7 custom notebooks containing updated liner notes from Costello and his handwritten lyrics from the era. The album receives a brand-new remaster from the original production master tapes with the sonic fidelity matching the original 1979 UK pressing. Along with selections from the Hollywood High show, there are 3 more concerts, 23 never released live songs including the full PinkPop 1979 set and highlights from the notorious Riot at The Regent concert and the December 24, 1978 Dominion Theatre.

Track Listing:
1. Accidents Will Happen - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
2. Senior Service - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
3. Oliver's Army - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
4. Big Boys - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
5. Green Shirt - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
6. Party Girl - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
7. Goon Squad - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
8. Busy Dodies - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
9. Sunday's Best - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
10. Moods for Moderns - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
11. Chemistry Class - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
12. Two Little Hitlers - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
13. (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding? - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
1. Clean Money - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
2. Talking in the Dark - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
3. Wednesday Week - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
4. Tiny Steps - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
5. Crawling to the U.S.A. - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
6. Big Boys - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
7. Green Shirt (Demo) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
8. My Funny Valentine - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
1. Oliver's Army (Live in Sydney, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
2. Waiting for the End of the World (Live in Sydney, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
3. Big Boys (Live in Sydney, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
4. This Year's Girl (Live in Sydney, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
5. You Belong to Me (Live in Sydney, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
6. Pump It Up (Live in Sydney, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
1. Good Squad (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
2. B-movie (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
3. Green Shirt (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
4. (I Don't Want to Go To) Chelsae (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
5. Opportunity (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
6. So Young (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
7. High Fidelity (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
8. Lipstick Vogue (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
9. Watching the Detectives (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
10. Big Boys (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
11. Pump It Up (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
12. You Belong to Me (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
13. (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding? (Live at Pinkpop, 1979) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
1. (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes (Live at Christmas in the Dominion, 24th December, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
2. No Dancing (Live at Christmas in the Dominion, 24th December, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
3. I Stand Accused (Live at Christmas in the Dominion, 24th December, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
4. (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding (Live at Christmas in the Dominion, 24th December, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
1. Accidents Will Happen (Live at Hollywood High & Elsewhere, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
2. Mystery Dance (Live at Hollywood High & Elsewhere, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
3. Goon Squad (Live at Hollywood High & Elsewhere, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
4. Party Girl (Live at Hollywood High & Elsewhere, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
5. Stranger in the House (Live at Hollywood High & Elsewhere, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
6. Alison (Live at Hollywood High & Elsewhere, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
7. Lipstick Vogue (Live at Hollywood High & Elsewhere, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
8. Watching the Detectives (Live at Hollywood High & Elsewhere, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
9. You Belong to Me (Live at Hollywood High & Elsewhere, 1978) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
10. Chemistry Class (Live at the Warner Theatre, Washington D.C.) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
1. Oliver's Army - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
2. Big Boys (Demo) - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
1. Accidents Will Happen - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
2. Busy Bodies - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
1. American Squirm - Elvis Costello and The Attractions
2. (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding? - Elvis Costello and The Attractions

Year of Production: 1979