Not only is Elvis Costello known as one of the best singer/songwriters, he's also considered one of the best musical artists of the 70s. This list of the best Elvis Costello albums includes pictures of the album covers when available. The Elvis Costello discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Elvis Costello albums can be found at the top of the list. Costello emerged from the pub rock movement of the early '70s, later evolving into his own unique, geeky version of New Wave. The Attractions were his longtime backup band.
To make voting for your favorite records easier, we haven't included Elvis Costello singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Elvis Costello album isn't ranked highly enough, vote for it so it receives proper credit. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Elvis Costello album, vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.
If you want to know what is the best Elvis Costello album of all time, this list will answer your question. Albums range from My Aim Is True (1977) to This Year's Model (1978) to Spike (1989). These popular Elvis Costello CDs have been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion.