Elbow announce US release of new album

They also plot a US tour

Elbow have announced that they will release their fourth studio album in the US this spring.

The Manchester band will drop ‘Seldom Seen Kid’ Stateside on April 22. They have been recording the follow-up to 2005’s ‘Leaders Of The Free World’ for the past two years in Salford’s Blueprint Studio.

The band plan to digitally release the album’s first single, ‘One Day Like This’, on March 18.


Elbow have also announced a handful of US tour dates in support of the new album. They’ll kick things off in New York on April 26 and play dates in Washington DC, Chicago, Minneapolis and San Francisco before wrapping up in Los Angeles on May 9.

The tour dates are:

New York, NY Webster Hall (April 26)

Washington DC Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (27)

Chicago, IL Park West (29)

Minneapolis, MN Fine Line Music Café (30)


San Francisco, CA Bimbo’s 365 Club (May 8)

Los Angeles, CA Avalon (9)

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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