Elbow have started work on their new album and tell ITN they’ve offered Tom Jones a starring role. “We’re pretty much back in the studio,” drummer Richard Jupp said. “We’ve just been listening to tunes that inspire us. Try and get a shape of the record. And we’re off to Mote in a couple of weeks to do a week’s worth of writing, sit down and take a breather.” Watch the comments below the cut.