As Elbow have a wonderful new album out now (read the review here Wind Back Wednesday looks back to their first tour of Australia in 2004 where it was already clear emotion and movement and comfort were going to be the mainstays of this career. ELBOW The Metro, March 18 The rather splendid debut album from Manchester’s Elbow was called Asleep In The Back and a more apt title for their music would be hard to find. In essence Elbow hover in (or create) that not-quite-sharp atmo
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Here’s what new, apart from the now-veteran band returning without drummer Richard Jupp.
Tempos sometimes are a tad brisker, atmospheres are usually less cloistered and semi-lit, horizons are mostly clearer. K2 has a skip in its step and in its heart irrespective of some of the grittier elements described in the lyrics. Trust The Sun puts its faith in people not cities or environments and finds that a comfort.
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