Elbow Biography (Wikipedia)
Elbow are an English rock band formed in Bury in 1997. The band consists of Guy Garvey (lead vocals, guitar), Craig Potter (keyboard, piano, backing vocals), Mark Potter (guitar, backing vocals) and Pete Turner (bass guitar, backing vocals). They have played together since 1990, adopting the name Elbow in 1997.
The band have released seven studio albums, Asleep in the Back (2001), Cast of Thousands (2003), Leaders of the Free World (2005), The Seldom Seen Kid (2008), Build a Rocket Boys! (2011), The Take Off and Landing of Everything (2014), and Little Fictions (2017). Their studio albums, as well as their B-sides compilation Dead in the Boot (2012), all reached the top 15 of the British album chart. Seven of their singles placed in the top 40 of the British singles chart. Their most recent album, Little Fictions, was released on 3 February 2017.
In 2008, Elbow won the Mercury Music Prize for their album The Seldom Seen Kid, and in 2009 they won the Brit Award for Best British Group. In 2012, they released "First Steps", the BBC theme for the 2012 London Olympics.
- Elbowhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p056sh29.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p056sh29.jpg2017-07-25T22:59:00.000ZHighlights of Elbow's set at Glastonbury 2017https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0578cw1
- "We found a faster, easier way of working" Guy Garvey on Elbow's fresh starthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04xl4hd.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04xl4hd.jpg2017-03-21T15:55:00.000ZMark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie are joined by Elbow frontman and songwriter Guy Garvey.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04xl27m
"We found a faster, easier way of working" Guy Garvey on Elbow's fresh start
- Elbow front-man Guy Garvey talks to Jo about their band's new album and tour.https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04b1zk8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04b1zk8.jpg2016-10-05T19:30:00.000ZElbow front-man Guy Garvey talks to Jo about their band's new album and tour.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04b1zs5
Elbow front-man Guy Garvey talks to Jo about their band's new album and tour.
- Elbow chat to Radcliffe and Maconiehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02j8z18.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02j8z18.jpg2015-02-04T15:19:00.000ZPete and Guy from Elbow join Mark and Stuart to chat about their Manchester residency.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02j8z2s
Elbow chat to Radcliffe and Maconie
- Guy Garvey in conversation with Simon Mayohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02bm5pj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02bm5pj.jpg2014-11-12T11:53:00.000ZElbow's Guy Garvey joins Simon to talk about the band's successful year.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02bnc0m
Guy Garvey in conversation with Simon Mayo
- Guy Garvey - Interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02160wk.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02160wk.jpg2014-06-17T23:00:00.000ZGuy Garvey, Elbow frontman and 6 Music DJ, performs the Spoken Word Session and chats about the band's new album, The Take Off and Landing of Everything.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02160x8
Guy Garvey - Interview
- Elbow chat with Dermothttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01y3kb3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01y3kb3.jpg2014-05-26T15:00:00.000ZDermot is joined by Elbow for a chat.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01y2m0q
Elbow chat with Dermot
- Elbow join Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie in the studiohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01tnllp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01tnllp.jpg2014-03-11T15:49:00.000ZMark and Stuart are joined by the band Elbow, who pop in to talk about their new album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01tnlmn
Elbow join Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie in the studio