Elbow win 2008 Mercury Music Prize

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Manchester band scoop award with their fourth album

Elbow have won this year’s Nationwide Mercury Prize for their album ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’.

Guy Garvey and co released the album, their fourth, earlier this year to critical acclaim.

The five-piece received the award at London‘s Grosvenor House Hotel.

NME.COM will have more from the band, including their acceptance speech, soon.

Meanwhile read NME’s review of the album now, and see our sister site Uncut’s blog for their views on this year’s prize.