Tag Archives: Elbow

Five Great British Musical Treats For Bastille Fans

“Pompeii” by Bastille is kind of hard to get away from, isn’t it? Not just a worldwide hit, but one that seems to draw together a few dominant themes in modern pop music (excluding those of a hypersexual, club-going-to ...

Ultimate British Mixtape: Guy Garvey’s Six Songs That Represent the U.K.

Manchester native Guy Garvey has become an elder statesman in the world of British rock. In the past 15 years, the band he fronts, the arty yet accessible Elbow, has released five marvelous albums, including their breakthrough, ...

Five British Rockers Who Have Their Own Beer

And by “have their own beer” I don’t mean they’re tight-fisted when it comes to getting a round in (although you know what they say about lead singers). These five musical performers are so fussy about their ...

The Brit List: Five Alternative Sources Of Paul McCartney

Let’s face facts, Sir Paul McCartney – national treasure that he is, global unificator, former Beatle, former Wing, and generally energetic and breezy presence at the rock ‘n’ roll tea party – is not going to last ...

Music Roundup: Five Official Themes From The London Games

Here’s Elbow’s score for the BBC coverage of the games. They’ve arranged it so it can be cropped into tiny bits and used for trails, montages and all sorts.

Elbow To Record (Another) Olympian Anthem

Elbow should be a band who are well used to creating a sense of drama, which is probably why they have been chosen to provide a new song for the BBC coverage of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

News Roundup: Daniel Craig Hates Facebook and Twitter, James Corden’s Baby Anxiety, and Jay-Z Hearts Elbow

For all that his character James Bond is adept with modern technology, you won’t see Daniel Craig settling down with an iPad to put his innermost feelings on social networking sites. He’s not a fan: “I am bloody not ...

Adele, Elbow, PJ Harvey Nominated For Mercury Prize

The nominations for this year’s Mercury Awards have just been announced, and as usual, there are no clear front-runners as yet (although if I was in charge, it’d be an easy win for Everything Everything), so here’s the full list ...

Elbow’s Guy Garvey Ready to Rock it From the Crypt

When Elbow take to the stage for a stripped-down set within the confines of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London tomorrow (May 26), frontman Guy Garvey is hopeful that everyone will be listening closely, but not just the band’s ...

Coachella Teaser: An Interview with Elbow’s Pete Turner

For over a decade each spring, the Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival has brought the rock ‘n’ roll masses together under the scorching desert sun in Indio, California. This year’s installment, which kicked off ...