Win Elbow’s ‘The Take Off and Landing of Everything’ on Vinyl

Elbow are back today (March 11) with The Take Off and Landing of Everything, the follow-up to 2011's Build a Rocket Boys! LP. To celebrate…
David Zisser / March 11, 2014

London’s Olympics Will Sound Pretty English: Underworld, Elbow on Board

London's 2012 Summer Olympic Games don't officially kick off until July 27, but the soundtrack is already starting to come together. And, as you might…
Marc Hogan / December 7, 2011

Elbow: The Visiting Dignitaries

In their native England, they're bona fide stars who have been around for two decades. They may never reach those heights here, but they don't…
Kevin O'Donnell / June 8, 2011

Elbow, ‘Build a Rocket Boys!’ (Fiction)

Call it dream pomp. On the fifth studio album from these Manchester-based Mercury Prize winners, drama king Guy Garvey once again lends his soothing, pashmina-smooth…
Doug Brod / March 8, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Elbow Play New Song Live!

Elbow's 2008 album, The Seldom Seen Kid, earned the veteran British rock band their country's highest honor: the Mercury Prize for best album. Now, they're…
Peter Gaston / March 8, 2011

Album Updates: LCD Soundsystem, Elbow

New York electro group LCD Soundsystem and Brit alt-rock band Elbow both have given updates on their upcoming releases. Get the 411 below.
William Goodman / January 14, 2010

Massive Attack, ‘Splitting the Atom’ (Virgin)

Suggesting enormous dread through anxious details, this four-track preview of the Bristol trip-hop collective's long-awaited 2010 album slithers like adelicate monster. "Splitting the Atom" is…
Barry Walters / October 7, 2009

Best & Worst of All Points West: Day 3

BEST SET OF THE DAYFor all the you-know-how-I-know-you're-gay jokes Coldplay has to endure, give them credit for embracing the joke themselves."Let's practice some singing," Chris…
Ray Padgett / August 3, 2009

Video: Duffy, Kings of Leon Win, Coldplay Snubbed at Brit Awards

Sorry, Coldplay: The Brit Awards are just not that into you.
Larry Fitzmaurice / February 19, 2009

Album Stream: Beck Covers Dylan, YYYs Cover Ramones

If you're like us, you've been hoarding every opportunity to hear tracks from the forthcoming War Child benefit compilation Heroes.
Melissa Goldstein / February 11, 2009

Exclusive Song: Elbow Cover U2

The Seldom Seen Kid, the latest album from Brit rockers Elbow, received high marks from SPIN -- and even beat out Radiohead for Britain's esteemed…
Larry Fitzmaurice / January 28, 2009

Beck, Lily Allen, TV on the Radio Cover Rock Legends

File this one under "awesome idea combined with a great cause." The War Child International charity, which provides aid to children in war-torn countries like…
Larry Fitzmaurice / January 12, 2009

Elbow Beat Out Radiohead for Best Album

Joining the likes of PJ Harvey, Portishead, Klaxons, and Arctic Monkeys before them, Manchester five-piece Elbow have been awarded the revered Nationwide Mercury Music Prize…
William Goodman / September 10, 2008