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"Veronica” / ”Oh Susie” (single)
2015 (English)Other (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

David Myhr is back with a single release featuring cover versions of two classic songs from his own childhood record collection, records that were spinning on his turntable and in his head when he first started out writing pop music.The A-side features his own inimitable take on Elvis Costello’s 1989 classic “Veronica”, recorded for Myhr’s contribution to the recently released American compilation "Beyond Belief: A tribute to Elvis Costello". Other contributors included Matthew Sweet, The Rubinoos and Lojinx label mate Mike Viola. The highly recommended compilation is out on Spyder Records and the proceedings goes to charity.“Veronica” was co-written with Paul McCartney and Myhr declares it his favourite Costello song in no small part influenced by his life-long obsession with The Beatles.Though “Veronica” was Costello’s most successful song in the US it has so far been covered by very few artists (we believe this is the first time that a cover version finds its way out onto Spotify).The digital release includes B-side tune “Oh Susie”, the debut single from 1979 by the Swedish new wave/pop band "Secret Service". Myhr’s take on “Oh Susie” is also featured on an American compilation album "Even More Superhits of the Seventies" which he was invited to participate together with, among others, Lojinx label mates Marshall Crenshaw and They Might Be Giants.

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London: Lojinx Records , 2015.
Research subject
Music Performance
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-33377Local ID: 2902977b-0fc8-42d1-bc37-1a00935628b6OAI: diva2:1006615
Validerad; 2015; Nivå 1; Bibliografisk uppgift: LX094D; 20151125 (davmyh)Available from: 2016-09-30 Created: 2016-09-30Bibliographically approved

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