Go behind the scenes with Elbow at the London O2 Arena – video

Band reveal the secrets of their arena tour to NME.COM

Elbow have revealed the secrets of their recent arena tour in an exclusive backstage video.

The band triumphantly finished their biggest-ever tour of the UK last week, following the release of their fifth album ‘Build A Rocket Boys!’.

And when they played two nights at London‘s O2 Arena, drummer Richard Jupp took us on an exclusive backstage tour. Watch the video by clicking above.

In the clip, which features a cameo appearance from Guy Garvey, Jupp explains the thinking behind the stage set, which features mirrors, curtains and drapery.

“[We want] to make people feel more involved, make it look like a theatre, even though it’s a 20,000 seat arena,” he explained.

Click above for the full chat.