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Customer Reviews

We love Elbow

I first heard Elbow when we were lucky enough to see them open for Coldplay in Toronto 2 years ago. They proceeded to steal the show that night, and quickly became one of our favourites. If you are reading this fellas, you are fantastic, we love and so should everyone else.

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Elbow should never change! Album's solid as anything they made before. That stuff doesn't get old

A Rocket Was Built

Another superb offering from my Dear Manchester friends. As with all of their releases, this one will be on heavy rotation until the next one comes out... and then some. A wide variety of interesting thoughts and sounds. Awesome.


Formed: 1997 in Manchester, England

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Injecting a wider range of emotions into their music than most of their guitar-based British peers, Elbow have been known to refer to their grandiose orchestral sound as "prog without the solos." The members of the band -- vocalist Guy Garvey, drummer Richard Jupp, organist Craig Potter, guitarist Mark Potter, and bassist Pete Turner -- met during the early '90s while attending college in Bury. After moving several miles south to Manchester proper, the band went through a couple of developmental...
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