Song of the Day #2,944: ‘Love For Tender’ – Elvis Costello

gethappyMy #1 album of 1980 was an easy call, considering it’s one of my very favorite albums by one of my very favorite artists.

Elvis Costello’s fourth studio album, Get Happy!!, doesn’t exactly capture the sound of the 70s giving way to the 80s (it’s a throwback to the R&B and soul records of the 60s) but it’s a blast start to finish, showcasing Costello at his peak both lyrically and musically.

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