Elvis Costello Thinks His New Box Set Is Overpriced

Originally published on November 30, 2011 12:07 pm
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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Here's a holiday gift so expensive, even the guy who made it thinks it's overpriced. Elvis Costello has a box set. It includes three CDs, a vinyl record and a coffee table book. To get all this, however, you're asked to pay $225.

Costello himself seems shocked. On a website, he declares: We are unable to recommend this lovely item, as the price appears to be either a misprint or a satire. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.