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The Bones of You


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Stellar song with smart and soulful imagery baked into the lyrics. Guy has a distinguished voice that reminds me of Peter Gabriel or even an English Michael McDonald. I've only recently learned of Elbow and I love every bit of their music. They are meticulous musicians and their music is insightful and full. The video doesn't do the song justice, although it's interesting. I'll be watching for out for any and all new Elbow music and videos.

too edited to enjoy

Lopping a full minute and a half off the original song for the sake of a video is criminal. My favorite Elbow song ever, this is just too disappointing.


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 orchestral, grandiose 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...
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