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Elbow Unveils More Details of April’s ‘build a rocket boys!’

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The always inimitable Elbow set to release their fifth studio album build a rocket boys! on April 12 via Fiction Records (digitally on March 8), have begun confirming additional details of the highly anticipated follow-up to 2008′s Mercury Prize-winning The Seldom Seen Kid. Produced by Elbow keyboardist Craig Potter…

21 Feb 2011 | More

Elbow to Release Fifth Studio Album, ‘Build a Rocket Boys!’, on March 7th, 2011 in the UK

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Manchester’s lushest, lyrical rockers Elbow have announced they will release their fifth studio album, ‘build a rocket boys!’, on March 7th, 2011 in the UK. The album, recorded at Blueprint Studios in Salford, was again produced and mixed by the band’s keyboardist Craig Potter.

22 Dec 2010 | More

Sentimentalist Magazine’s Top Live Gigs of 2009

It’s very simple: we see many, these stuck out. Our top picks in no order are below, other than Leonard Cohen owning and deserving the very first slot.

30 Dec 2009 | More

All Points West Day 3: The Incredible Journey into Maybe, Mud and Coldplay

Attending the third, and last, day of the second annual All Points West Music and Arts Festival in Jersey City on Sunday turned out to require far more than buying a ferry ticket to ride and wearing comfortable shoes; the day quickly became more about the journey and less about the destination, when, on an hour-to-hour basis, the destination was more figment than festival…

3 Aug 2009 | More

2009 Mercury Prize Nominations Announced; Winner on September 8

The nominations for the 2009 Mercury Prize have just been announced and the surprise here is that there really isn’t a surprise as much-talked about artists such as Bat for Lashes and La Roux made the list. Winners will be announced on September 8. Elbow took home the honor last year for The Seldom Seen Kid.

21 Jul 2009 | More

Elbow to Open for Coldplay in Select Cities This Summer

U.K. greats Elbow have been picked to open a string of dates on Coldplay’s North American tour this summer starting July …Read the Rest

7 Jun 2009 | More

Elbow: Asleep No More

Many assumed Elbow had taken a few years to luxuriate in some deserved time off between now and their 2005 release, Leaders of the Free World. However, their latest album, The Seldom Seen Kid, was busy in the making, and needed that long stretch to be pondered and perfected, like a fine wine, before the band was ready to deem it finished and let it go.

24 Apr 2008 | 2 comments | More