After 18 years together and minor commercial success, Elbow really hit the big
time after winning the coveted Mercury Prize in 2008 for their fourth album
The Seldom Seen Kid. The record debuted at number 5 in the UK and went double
Platinum in Britain. The band went on to pick up more prestigious prizes,
including two Ivor Novello awards for song-writing, and BRIT and NME ... read more

Video: Open Arms

Watch Elbow performing the track 'Open Arms' from their album Build A Rocket Boys!

Elbow's Guy Garvey calls Vladimir Putin a 'big dafty' – watch

NME spoke to the band at Nos Alive festival in Portugal
Posted 14 July 4.25pm — Comment on this

Calvin Harris joined on stage by Will Smith at day two of T In The Park

Pharrell Williams and Elbow were also among those to play notable sets during the day
Posted 13 July 12.07pm — Comment on this

Arctic Monkeys serenade Lisbon's Nos Alive festival with 'love song'

Interpol, Elbow, Imagine Dragons and Kelis also play the first day of the festival in Portugal
Posted 11 July 3.16am — Comment on this

Elbow wanted Benedict Cumberbatch for Glastonbury duet

Guy Garvey says he wanted the 'Sherlock' actor to 'rant' during a cover of Destiny's Child's 'Independent Women'
Posted 6 July 1.19pm — Comment on this

Glastonbury 2014: Arcade Fire, Elbow, Rudimental, Kaiser Chiefs, review: 'Wild, weird and wonderful'

The Kaiser chiefs got Friday at Glastonbury off to a flying start, and Arcade Fire provided a fantastic climax
Posted 28 June 9.53am — Comment on this

Elbow at Glastonbury 2014: Best songs to download and why you should watch their set

Who are they? Lead by singer Guy Garvey, this alternative rock band has been adorned with honours, including two Mercury Prize nominations and a Brit Award. These Glasto...
Posted 26 June 3.15pm — Comment on this

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Top songs

The 5 most played Elbow songs in the past year.

  • One day like this  445 plays
  • Grounds For Divorce  326 plays
  • New York Morning  284 plays
  • The Bones Of You  200 plays
  • My Sad Captains  110 plays

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Absolute Radio stations playing songs by Elbow over the past year.

  1. Absolute Radio 00s 767 plays
  2. Absolute Radio 745 plays
  3. Absolute Radio 70s 54 plays
  4. Absolute Radio 60s 54 plays
  5. Absolute Radio 90s 54 plays
  6. Absolute Classic Rock 54 plays
  7. Absolute 80s 54 plays

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