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Adele Bookies Favourite To Take Mercury Prize

Adele has been made the bookies favourite to land the Mercury Prize.The 'Someone Like You' singer is joint 4/1 favourite along with PJ Harvey to take home the accolade from the London-based ceremony in September after...

Tinie Tempah Grateful For Mercury Nomination

Tinie Tempah has his "fingers crossed" following his nomination for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize.The rapper is overjoyed that his debut LP 'Disc-Overy' is one of the 12 records shortlisted for the coveted awards and thanked...

Adele And Elbow Head Mercury Nominations

The nominations for the 2011 Mercury Music Prize have been announced, with British songstress Adele and former winners Elbow among the contenders. The shortlist, chosen from over 240 albums, was announced by Lauren Laverne during...

Adele And Elbow Make Mercury Shortlist

Adele, Elbow and Tinie Tempah are among the artists battling it out for the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Prize.Chosen from more than 240 different records, Adele's '21' - which has already become the biggest selling digital...

Elbow Pause Festival Gig To Prevent Crowd Crush

British rockers Elbow halted their gig at Spain's Benicassim music festival on Friday (15Jul11) to prevent a crush in the crowds.The band took to the main stage at the event and performed several songs, before...

Drink Up! Elbow Launch Their Own Beer

British rockers Elbow are brewing up a treat for fans - their own brand of beer.The band has teamed up with Robinsons Of Stockport to create a premium ale named after their latest album, Build...

Elbow Celebrate 20th Anniversary At Glastonbury

Elbow's Saturday night (25Jun11) set at Glastonbury festival was extra special as the performance marked the band's 20th anniversary.The group formed in the 1990s and frontman Guy Garvey has revealed their appearance at the legendary...

Guy Garvey Hopes New Anthem Becomes Wedding Song

Elbow star Guy Garvey wants his new song Open Arms to become a staple at Catholic weddings.The rocker admits he penned the track in his underwear in his bedroom while blurting out lyrics into a...

Elbow's Crypt Show

Elbow performed an intimate gig in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral last night (26.05.11).The 'Neat Little Rows' band became the first rock group to play at the iconic London building, performing hits including 'Grounds...

Elbow To Get The Dead Grooving

Guy Garvey wants to get dead painters and poets "grooving" when Elbow play in St Paul's Cathedral.The 'Neat Little Rows' group will perform in the crypt of the London landmark on Thursday (26.05.11) and the...

Vidal Sassoon Forced Into Hair Career

Vidal Sassoon's mother forced him into become a hairdresser.The 83-year-old crimper - who is known for creating some of the most iconic styles of the 60s - explained while when he was a teenager he...

Elbow Fans U2

U2 are looking forward to seeing Elbow perform at Glastonbury. The legendary 'With or Without You' rockers are headlining the British festival on June 24 and are hoping to get the chance to see one...

Elbow Living Their Dream

Elbow are living a "dream come true".The 'Grounds for Divorce' hitmakers have won a string of accolades - including the Mercury Prize and two BRIT Awards - sold thousands of records and performed to sell-out...

Elbow Too Busy 'Messing' To Rehearse

Elbow find it hard to concentrate on rehearsing for their tour because they are always "messing about".Guy Garvey - the Manchester-based group's frontman - admitted while the 'One Day Like This' hitmakers used to be...

Elbow Happy To Be Liked

Elbow never want to make an "inaccessible" album.The 'Neat Little Rows' group saw their last LP, 2008's 'The Seldom-Seen Kid' win a string of awards and knew it would be "churlish" to turn their backs...

Guy Garvey's Album Anxiety Dreams

British rocker Guy Garvey suffers "anxiety dreams" ahead of every Elbow release, because he's so convinced his albums will flop.The band is releasing its fifth studio record, Build a Rocket Boys!, in the U.K. on...

Elbow Think Men Should Say They Love Each Other More

Elbow don't think enough men tell their friends they love them.Frontman Guy Garvey was surprised when he was told the line "love you mate," in his song 'Friend Of Ours' - about a close pal...

Pete Turner's Cover-up After Bathroom Accident

ELBOW bassist PETE TURNER was forced to wear his guitar extra-low for the band's new promo - to hide a damp patch after he soiled his pants.The musician headed for a bathroom break before the...

Pj Harvey To Receive Top Nme Honour

PJ Harvey will be presented with the Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music prize at the NME Awards.The British singer-songwriter - who won the Mercury Prize in 2001 - will receive the evening's top...

Katie Price Slams 'Publicity-seeking' Andre

Katie Price has attacked ex-husband Peter Andre for "publicity" seeking after stories about a burn on their three-year-old daughter were revealed. Lawyers had been called in after Peter failed to get an adequate explanation for...

Karl Lagerfeld Changes Style For Tv

Karl Lagerfeld has changed his iconic black suit to a blue outfit because it looks better on television.The German fashion designer - who is well known for his love of high collared shirts teamed with...

Elbow Return To Debut Sound

Elbow see their new album as a return to their roots.The Mercury Prize winning group will release the record 'Build a Rocket Boys' later this year but rather than try to move away from their...

Karl Lagerfeld Supports Emmanuelle Alt

Karl Lagerfeld thinks Emmanuelle Alt will blossom in her new role at French Vogue.The Chanel designer says he is a fan of the 41-year-old - who was recently named as the publication's new editor-in-chief -...

Elbow Name Album 'Build A Rocket Boys'

Elbow have named their new album 'Build A Rocket Boys'.The English indie group have announced the title of the follow up to their Mercury Prize winning 2008 album 'The Seldom Seen Kid', which they recorded...

Garvey Fuming Over Gig 'Rip Offs'

ELBOW star GUY GARVEY is calling for better regulation of gigs to stop unscrupulous promoters "ripping off" young bands.The singer admits his group fell victim to many scams when they were first starting out in...

The Xx Win Mercury Prize

The XX have won the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. The band, from London, scooped the annual prize for the best UK album tonight (07.09.10), picked by an industry panel, beating Paul Weller, who was bookmaker’s favourite...

Garvey Tips Kloot For Mercury Triumph

ELBOW frontman GUY GARVEY has tipped I AM KLOOT to scoop the prestigious Mercury Prize on Tuesday night (07Sep10).The British rockers took home the highly-regarded industry award in 2008 for their album The Seldom Seen...

Elbow Working On 'Lippy Kids'

The working title of Elbow's new album is 'Lippy Kids'.The British indie band are presently working on the follow up to their breakthrough album 'The Seldom Seen Kid' and frontman Guy Garvey said the working...

Kristen Bell Joins Ballet Comedy

Kristen Bell has been cast in indie ballet comedy 'Dance of the Mirlitons'.The 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall' star is to play the pushy mother of a slightly overweight ballerina, who will stop at nothing to achieve...

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