The rock veteran bashes out the classics at the Astoria...

Elvis Costello

has announced a one-off date at the LONDON ASTORIA on April 16, his first gig in the capital in well over two years.

The show will see the veteran play with new band The Imposters, the first time he has played with a band since summer shows in 1996.

The show comes ahead of a new single and album. The single ‘Tear Off Your Own Head (It’s A Doll Revolution)’ is released on April 8 with the album, ‘When I Was Cruel’, to follow on April 15.

Elvis Costello

will then take off on a tour of the US in May.