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Low Chimes - 'Illumine' Review

In a world of global connectivity and social media sharing, the music industry in particular is far more condensed. Some bands often have positive word-of-mouth before they even release an EP; the Arctic Monkeys’ quickfire ascent to the top can be attributed to their support from the MySpace community, for they were already well-known before the release of their platinum-selling debut. 628 more words


Elbow - Any Day Now (2001)


‘Any Day Now’ is the opening, standout track from Elbow’s debut album Asleep In The Back. Depite the fame and popularity that would follow a few years later, they would sound no better than this.  22 more words


Album Review: Elbow - Little Fictions

Personally I’ve never been one to delve into the depth of Elbow’s grand catalogue. That being said I have always maintained a moderate amount of respect for the boys from Bury. 498 more words

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'All Disco'

A most senior member of the British medical establishment recently said:

“Social media including twitter is ultimately, in the words of Guy Garvey “All Disco”. It isn’t real life”
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Two Cultures

Singles of 2017: 3) Elbow ft John Grant - Kindling (Fickle Flame)

Had a circular saw blade

Where I should have had a heart

I was trusted, I adored her

And I tore it all apart…

When the album Little Fictions was released at the start of the year, it was clear that the magic lyric writing pen of Guy Garvey had hit a supercharged purple patch. 99 more words

Best Of 2017

Album Review: Elbow - Little Fictions

This article first appeared at No Ripcord on February 13, 2017.

By this point, Elbow feels like an English institution. The band has played charming, heartening music for decades and has a dedicated fanbase. 604 more words


Music Monday: Magnificent (She Says) by Elbow

I haven’t done a Music Monday post in FOREVER, but this song has me hooked and I figured it was a good opportunity to start posting about my favourite ear-worms again. 65 more words

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