Arctic Monkeys cover Elvis Costello in tribute following cancer diagnosis
Arctic Monkeys produced a rousing cover of Elvis Costello and The Attractions song ‘Lipstick Vogue’.
The track was performed as a tribute to the musician following his recent cancer diagnosis. Costello revealed his diagnosis last week and then confirmed that he had surgery in May. While he’s confident of beating the illness, doctors advised him to postpone his recent tour dates.
“I wanna play a cover for you now, Lyon,” Turner said to the audience while performing in Lyon. “It’s a cover of Elvis Costello and The Attractions, and we’d have [normally] dedicated this song to a friend of ours who is in the audience tonight – but tonight, it’s for the man himself.