Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Oliver's Army
Original Release Date
UK 7" 1979 (Radar - ADA 31)
A Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Oliver's Army 2:56
B Elvis Costello - My Funny Valentine 1:25
Chart PlacingsUK Chart Hit: 2, 12 wks
Produced by Nick Lowe
Engineered by Roger Bechirian
Reviews & OpinionsCLIFF WHITE, SMASH HITS, FEBRUARY 1979: Sorry if I'm treading on any corns here but I reckon this uncomfortable mix of serious 'message' song and clapped-out pop melody is El's weakest effort for ages. He seems to be as humourless as a stuffed trout.
A-Side from Armed Forces.