Elbow name new album

Plus band announce plans to return with new UK tour

Elbow have exclusively told NME.COM that their fourth album will be called ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’.

The album was recorded at Blueprint Studios in their hometown Manchester and was produced by their keyboard player Craig Potter.

The follow-up to 2005’s ‘Leaders Of The Free World’ will be released in March 2008.

Meanwhile the band will hit the road after the record’s release, playing the following dates:

Glasgow ABC (April 4)

Newcastle Academy (5)

Leeds Metropolitan University (6)

Oxford Academy (8)

Bristol Colston Hall (9)

Birmingham Academy (10)

Sheffield Octagon (12)

Manchester Academy (13)

Nottingham Rock City (14)

London Brixton Academy (15)

Tickets are on sale from 9am tomorrow (December 18). To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.