Articles tagged elbow

Guy Garvey: Courting the Squall

There's not a lot of squall in Elbow frontman Guy Garvey's solo debut, but there are more than enough promising moments to justify this eclectic venture.

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25 Aug 2015 // 1:15 AM

Elbow: Lost Worker Bee EP

Lost Worker Bee can't help but feel like something of a stopgap, but it shows flashes of Elbow's brilliance.

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Elbow - “What Time Do You Call This?” (audio)

In a special contribution for the soundtrack to the romantic comedy Man Up, the Manchester group Elbow have recorded the tune "What Time Do You Call This?", which recalls the orchestral grandeur and optimism of their megahit "One Day Like This".

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Elbow: The Take Off and Landing of Everything

The Mancunian quintet seem to be reassessing their songwriting approach, experimenting a bit, and tweaking their signature sound. If this sixth album is any indication, Elbow’s chef-d'œuvre is still ahead on the horizon.

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Coachella 2011, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Heatstroke

I wouldn’t change a thing about Coachella. Even the stuff that irritated me.

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The Age We’re At: An Interview with Elbow

Elbow had been labouring at their craft for years, before making the breakthrough of a lifetime with 2008's The Seldom Seen Kid. Now, Elbow's Pete Turner talks about the success of their last album and how they set about following it with their new release, Build a Rocket Boys!.

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19 Jul 2010 // 9:00 PM

I Am Kloot: Sky at Night

Like Richard Hawley's last album, Sky at Night conjures a distinct sense of time and space as it insists upon the desirability of halting the passing day for a while in order to focus on a space of listening that would double as a space for remembering and imagining.

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Alternative rock band Elbows its way to the top of the British music scene

The British alternative rock band Elbow finally finds itself “mercifully free of the pressures” of anonymity. All it took was three brilliant records, followed by

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31 Jul 2009 // 9:59 AM

PopMatters loved Elbow’s latest album, The Seldom Seen Kid, placing it at #9 on our top 60 album list last year. The Manchester band stopped by

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5 Mar 2009 // 2:00 PM

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The Best of Britain 2008

British music in 2008 was for once every bit the match of its American equivalent, and tantalisingly suggested there's much more to come.

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9 Sep 2008 // 4:33 AM

Tanya Tagaq, Elbow, Travis…

Tanya Tagaq Fire - Ikuma [MP3]       Elbow The Bones of You [Video] Travis J. Smith [Video] Langhorne Slim Restless [MP3]

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“A Language That Nobody Else Could Understand”: An Interview with Elbow

With their new album The Seldom Seen Kid fresh on shelves, the guys in Elbow sit down with PopMatters to reflect on the losses, tragedies, and hopes that got them to where they are now, all while celebrating the music that continues to unite this group over nearly two decades of existence.

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Live from Abbey Road - Episode 8

Elbow, MGMT, and Alanis Morissette...

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Elbow: The Seldom Seen Kid

Elbow has once again proved that it’s a band that’s looking forward and doing things in its own inimitable way.

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11 May 2006 // 12:00 AM


supporters may be content to keep their favorite British import to themselves, but when I see that pile of unsold tickets, it makes me want to shout.

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	Elbow: Cast of Thousands

In the last few years, we’ve seen the rise of bands that marry a traditional rock grounding with ambient and impressionist influences. The problem

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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