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Elbow Share Video for New Song “The Seldom Seen Kid”

Flying Dream 1 Due Out November 19 via Polydor

Oct 01, 2021

Elbow are releasing a new album, Flying Dream 1, on November 19 via Polydor. Now they have shared its first single, the delicate “The Seldom Seen Kid,” via a video. Yes, the song shares its title with the band’s Mercury Prize-winning 2008 album, The Seldom Seen Kid, and that’s because both titles were inspired by frontman Guy Garvey’s late friend Bryan Glancy, who died suddenly in 2006. More

Elbow Announce New Album and Share Album Trailer

Flying Dream 1 Due Out November 19 via Polydor

Sep 01, 2021

Elbow have announced a new album, Flying Dream 1, and shared a trailer for the album. It was written remotely in the band members’ home studios and then later recorded by the band together in an empty theater. More

Jan 05, 2017

Elbow are releasing a new album (their seventh), Little Fictions, on February 3, 2017 via Concord. Previously the British band shared its beautiful first single, “Magnificent (She Says),” as well as an equally stirring video for the song. More

Watch: Guy Garvey (of Elbow) - “Angela’s Eyes” Video

Courting the Squall Due Out October 30 in the U.K., Next Spring in the U.S.

Sep 29, 2015

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey recently announced his debut solo album, Courting the Squall. We’ve already heard the album’s first single, “Angela’s Eyes,” and now the song has a video. It features Garvey and his backing band performing the song in a lounge while a woman (perhaps Angela) half-watches while also doing a crossword. More

Listen: Guy Garvey (of Elbow) - “Angela’s Eyes”

Courting the Squall Due Out October 30 in the U.K., Next Spring in the U.S.

Sep 18, 2015

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey formally announced his debut solo album, Courting the Squall, on Wednesday. The first single was announced as “Angela’s Eyes” and was played on BBC Radio 6 Music, but there was no easy way for U.S. listeners to hear the song. Now it has surfaced on YouTube (stream below) and can also be listened to on Spotify here. More

Sep 16, 2015

Back in August Elbow frontman Guy Garvey gave an interview with the British radio station XFM and said that he’d just put the finishing touches on a new solo album and that it was due for release in October. Now Garvey has announced on his official Facebook page that the album is titled Courting the Squall and is due out October 30 in the U.K. More

Aug 06, 2015

Elbow may have released their The Take Off and Landing of Everything full-length album last year, and just released a new four-song EP entitled Lost Worker Bee, but the band is still keeping busy with other projects. More


May 09, 2018

Nearly 20 years after the release of their independent debut EP, Elbow’s frontman Guy Garvey still talks about music like a child on holiday. The very act of creation has retained its magic over the course of the band’s seven studio albums, and even with multiple plates spinning in the present, Garvey is still enamored by the songwriting process. More

Elbow - Guy Garvey on “Little Fictions”

Boldly Truthful (The Full Q&A)

Mar 24, 2017

Guy Garvey and his band Elbow may have called their joyous new album Little Fictions, but in conversation the British alt-rocker is instead frank, forthright, and boldly truthful. More

The End: Guy Garvey of Elbow on Endings and Death

"I want to die just before the punchline of a really, really long anecdote."

Apr 08, 2016

To end out the week, we ask Guy Garvey some questions about endings and death. The Manchester, England-based singer/songwriter/guitarist is best known as the frontman for Elbow, who have released six albums, from 2001’s Asleep in the Back to 2014’s The Take Off and Landing of Everything. More