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Guy Garvey Got 'Absolutely Banjoed' Before Elbow's 2011 Glasto Set

Guy Garvey was so drunk before Elbow's 2011 Glastonbury headline set that he had to be carried back to his teepee. The 'One Day Like This' hitmaker was so anxious about their Pyramid Stage set...

Elbow Singer Guy Garvey To Teach Songwriting Course At University

Elbow lead singer Guy Garvey is set to swap the stage and microphone for a lectern, with the announcement that he’s to teach university students the art of songwriting.The 44 year old singer is to...

Elbow's Best Of Isn't The End Of The Band

Elbow's new collection 'The Best Of' doesn't mean the band is coming to an end.The 'One Day Like This' hitmakers are celebrating their 20-year-career as a band with the new release, but front man Guy...

Guy Garvey Dating British Actress Rachael Stirling

The British singer was heartbroken when he split from writer Emma Unsworth, his girlfriend of almost 10 years, and he subsequently relocated to New York to get over the relationship. He has...

Elbow Singer Guy Garvey To Curate 2016 Meltdown Festival

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey has been announced as the curator of next year’s Meltdown festival. Garvey follows on from this year’s curator, Talking Head’s David Byrne, while past hosts have included Patti Smith, David Bowie,...

Elbow Want Bond Soundtrack

Elbow want to record a James Bond theme.The 'One Day Like This' hitmakers worked on a song for Simon Pegg's movie 'Man Up' and enjoyed the experience so much, they have now set their sights...

Stars Turn Out For Folk Awards

The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards were dished out at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, and former Catatonia frontwoman Matthews took to the stage to offer a tribute to late music historian...

Ryan Adams Added To Itunes Festival Line-up After Concerts Sell Out

After selling out a string of UK gigs in September, the returning Ryan Adams has been added to next month's iTunes Festival in London joining the previously announced headliners Maroon 5, Sam Smith and 5...

Yoko Ono Pens Thank You Letter For Elbow

Yoko Ono has written an open letter to Elbow thanking the band for mentioning her in a song. The Japanese artist - the widow of Beatles legend John Lennon - has been name-checked by the...

Guy Garvey Fled To New York To Escape Break-up

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey left his native U.K. and moved to New York City following a bad break-up.The singer split from his long-term girlfriend Emma Unsworth and subsequently emigrated to America in 2012 in a...

Elbow Explore Turning 40

Elbow's new album is inspired by Guy Garvey's impending 40th birthday.The group will release the follow-up to 2011's 'Build A Rocket Boys!' next March, the same month the frontman reaches the milestone age, and the...

Guy Garvey To Write Music For King Kong Musical

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey is heading to New York to write the music for a new King Kong stage show.The British rocker has been hired to help create a new Broadway musical based on the...

Guy Garvey Launching Vinyl-focused Record Label

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey is set to launch his own label in a bid to revive vinyl records.The British singer is founding the music company with Jim Chancellor, the head of Fiction Records, his band's...

Elbow Promise 'Epic' Olympics Song

Elbow claim their official Olympics song will be "epic". The Mercury Prize-winning group have worked with the Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Community Gospel on the new track - which will be the official soundtrack...

Ian Brown Claims Stone Roses Reunion 'Definitely Happening'

Ian Brown has reportedly confirmed The Stone Roses will reunite and "rule the world again".The 'I am the Resurrection' group are set to hold a press conference tomorrow, and singer Ian confirmed to friends this...

Elbow And Goldfrapp Sign Up For Little Noise Sessions

Elbow, Marina and the Diamonds and Goldfrapp have signed up for this year's Little Noise Sessions. The artists have the joined the bill for the annual intimate charity concerts, which see artists play special stripped...

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 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...

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 Bassist Catches Mermaids

ELBOW bassist MARK POTTER claims he caught mermaids while recording new album CAST OF THOUSANDS on a Scottish island. Mark's bandmates - GUY GARVEY, PETE TURNER, CRAIG POTTER and RICHARD JUPP - were amazed...

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