February 3, 2009 14:30
Elbow release live disc with new versions of album
An alternate version of 'The Seldom Seen Kid' is available to order now
Elbow have made a limited edition, alternate version of their Nationwide Mercury Prize winning album 'The Seldom Seen Kid'.
The band recorded the alternate album in its entirety during a recent performance at London's Abbey Road studios, where they were joined by Richard Hawley, the BBC Concert Orchestra and Chantage.
An invited audience also attended the show, which took place on January 17.
The band release the 'new' version of the album on CD and DVD through Elbow.co.uk, and extra features include postcards of the band taken at Abbey Road and a photo booklet with exclusive images from the day.
Fans can order the album from today, with copies set to be delivered in March.
Elbow are currently preparing to head out on a UK tour.
The band play the following venues:
Brighton Dome (February 26)
Southend Cliffs Pavilion (March 1)
Bournemouth Solent Hall (2)
Sheffield Academy (3)
Newcastle Academy (5)
Edinburgh Corn Exchange (6)
Blackpool Empress Ballroom (7)
Llandudno Arena (9)
Bristol Colston Hall (10)
Plymouth Pavilions (11)
Newport Centre (12)
London Wembley Arena (14)
To check the availability of Elbow tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.