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Sam Smith replaced Adele as the face of British music this year, with the concurrent Billboard top 10s and multiple Grammy nominations to show for it. But there were many other U.K.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 14th, 2014
“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 ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on September 2nd, 2013
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, ...
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 30th, 2012
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 25th, 2012
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 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
By staff | Posted on August 2nd, 2011
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 19th, 2011
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 ...
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on May 25th, 2011
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 ...