Elbow’s special guest revealed

Guy Garvey reveals his new 'partner in crime' for album

Elbow have revealed that Richard Hawley makes a guest appearance on their forthcoming album.

The Sheffiled singer duets with frontman Guy Garvey on the song ‘The Fix’, which features on the band?s fourth LP ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’, out on March 17.

?Richard and I met properly when we did this gig together over in Nashville for a well known brand of whiskey and we became firm friends,? the singer told NME.COM. ?Then last year we went to the races together and I had the idea that we should do a song together for the album.?


The track finds the pair singing together, almost in the style of a couple of gentlemen villains from a ?Jeeves And Wooster? story.

?I wrote this song, ?The Fix? which sounds a bit like something Cole Porter might have done,? explained Garvey. ?We sort of play two crooks in it really. I think Richard was surprised initially when he came by the studio but it worked really well, I think.

?Initially we wanted to try to keep it a secret so fans who brought the album in the first week would be surprised, but I guess that?s difficult in this day and age.?

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