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Elbow announce new ‘Giants Of All Sizes’ tour – including multiple residencies

Elbow have announced a new tour in support of next month's new album 'Giants Of All Sizes'. The tour, running in March and April, sees the band play residencies at relatively intimate venues throughout the country. Tickets for the tour go on sale at 9am next Thursday (September 26). The full dates are below. https://youtu.be/EJa5FvCaBJc 'Giants Of All Sizes' is released on October...

Listen to Elbow’s experimental new single ‘Empires’

Guy Garvey of Elbow
Elbow have shared another new single from their upcoming new album ‘Giants Of All Sizes’ – listen to 'Empires' below. The Guy Garvey-fronted group will return with their eighth record, which follows on from 2017’s ‘Little Fictions’, on October 11. With the project being teased via social media and a billboard campaign, first track ‘Dexter & Sinister’ arrived at the top of this month. Elbow...

‘Bleak, but with a huge heart’ – Elbow tell NME about new album ‘Giants Of All Sizes’

Elbow have confirmed details of their new album 'Giants Of All Sizes', which will be released on October 11. The band's eighth album, it follows 2017's 'Little Fictions' which reached No 1 in the UK. Speaking to NME about the album, singer Guy Garvey said: "A lot about this record is different. We started recording in a new city, in Hamburg,...

Listen to Elbow’s groove and blues infused new single ‘Dexter & Sinister’

Elbow have shared the first single from their upcoming new album 'Giants Of All Sizes'. Check out 'Dexter & Sinister' below. With echoes of the sonic textures from across their albums, the first taster of LP8 sees the band blending bluesy basslines, a soulful chorus, subtle electronica and a little bit of Manchester swagger beneath some typically vivid Guy Garvey...

Elbow have shared the title and release date for their new album

Guy Garvey of Elbow
Elbow have shared the title and release date for their forthcoming new album. The band took to Twitter to reveal the follow up to their 2017 LP ‘Little Fictions’ with a picture of a billboard with the title 'Giants Of All Sizes' and release date of October 11, 2019. You can view the billboard below. Back in May, the Manchester band teased a...

Watch Elbow preview a new track as they rehearse for summer live shows

Elbow have teased a new song while sharing footage of a recent live rehearsal – check out the clip below. Read more: Elbow’s 10 Greatest Lyrics: Through The Ages The Manchester band are set to appear at a number of festivals across the summer, beginning with a show at Heartland 2019 this Friday (May 31). Joining them at the three-day Danish event...

Foals, Two Door Cinema Club and Wolf Alice lead 2019 Y Not Festival line-up

Foals
Y Not Festival have unveiled the massive line-up for their 2019 event - with Foals, Two Door Cinema Club and Elbow set to headline. The Derbyshire festival, which will be held at Aston Hill Farm in Pikehall, is scheduled to take place from 25-28 July. Announcing the first wave of acts this evening (February 6), Y Not have confirmed that Foals (July...

Elbow’s Guy Garvey says Arctic Monkeys’ new album contains their “finest work”

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey has praised Arctic Monkeys' new album, describing it as "amazing" and saying that it contains Alex Turner's "finest work". The Sheffield band released sixth album 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino' on May 11. The record divided opinion among fans and critics alike. Reviewing the album, NME's Thomas Smith wrote: "The album’s title is a fitting one: this record feels...

Guy Garvey is a university lecturer now

Guy Garvey university lecturer
Guy Garvey is now a university lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Read more: Elbow’s 10 Greatest Lyrics: Through The Ages After being made an Honorary Doctor of Arts by the University back in 2012, the Elbow frontman has taken on the role as a visiting professor in songwriting, where he will offer a master class in writing for music. It seems...

Liam Gallagher, Richard Ashcroft and Florence & The Machine lead huge support acts for The Rolling Stones 2018 UK tour

Liam Gallagher, Richard Ashcroft and Florence & The Machine are among the huge support acts to be announced for The Rolling Stones' UK tour this summer. The rock icons will head out on an eight-date stadium tour across May and June, playing huge venues such as the London Stadium, Manchester's Old Trafford stadium, and Edinburgh's Murrayfield Stadium. Now, it's been confirmed...