Elvis Costello – Live At Hollywood High (Universal Music Canada)

Although many of the songs on what many consider to be a “classic” Costello release have seen the light of day via other outlets, the newest release from Elvis Costello’s vaults documents this historic 1978 concert in its entirety.  Hot on the heels of last year’s Live At The El Mocambo reissue, Hollywood High features Costello and The Attractions powering through a 70+ minute show to the delight of the sold-out crowd.

After starting the show with a subdued Accidents Will Happen, the band kicks into high gear with Mystery Dance and rarely relents through the 18 tracks that follow these two album openers. 

While Costello has been mining his past with somewhat alarming frequency lately, this collection is well worth your time and money.