Elvis Costello, King of America liner notes, Ryko reissue, 1995:
The essential difference between English and American musicians could be very crudely defined in these terms: American musicians will always ask, How do we end? English musicians only ask, How do we begin?
Style is a very simple matter; it is all rhythm. Once you get that, you can’t use the wrong words… Now this is very profound, what
❡ Week of 2019-01-14
3/ Week of 14 Jan Paul Celan (Joris, trns): Breathturn (Green Integer, 2006) GS Giscombe: Prairie Style (Dalkey, 2008) Rimbaud (Ashbery, trns):