The Reading Festival – Day 1

Elbow, The Killers, The Wedding Present, Kasabian, and My Chemical Romance performed on the first day of The Carling Weekend – Reading Festival on Friday (August 26) in Reading, England. Check out pictures from FilmMagic and WireImage.

2005 Mojo Honours List

Beck, Les Paul, Madness, Shane MacGowan, Sinead O’Connor, Siouxsie Sioux, Velvet Revolver’s Slash, The Edge of U2, Travis, The Magic Numbers, Supergrass, Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant, and Elbow attended The 2005 Mojo Honours List on June 16th at Porchester Hall in London, England. Check out pictures from WireImage, FilmMagic (arrivals / pressroom), RexFeatures, and GettyImages (reception / arrivals / awards room).

Mojo Honours Launch Event

Roy Harper, Elbow, The Magic Numbers and Teenage Fanclub were on hand for a press call and performance to launch the nominees for Mojo Honours 2005 on May 4th at HMV in London, England. Check out pictures from RexFeatures and GettyImages.

Elbow Perform In London

Elbow performed tracks from their latest album ‘Cast of Thousands’ on stage at the Shepherds Bush Empire on Monday (September 6) in London. The concert was the first in the ‘Shepherd’s Bush Empire 10th Anniversary Gigs’ series, which continue throughout September. Check out pictures from GettyImages.

Move Festival Day Two

The Cure, Keane, and Elbow performed on stage on the second day of the 4-day Move Festival at Lancashire County Cricket Club on Friday (July 9) in Manchester, England. Check out pictures from GettyImages.

Elbow Avoid Sophomore Slump

Upon the release of their sophomore album ‘Cast Of Thousands’, many in the music press were hailing the Elbow album as some sort of musical epiphany that more then bettered their debut ‘Asleep In The Back’. “Well it’s very flattering, all that, of course,” bassist Pete Turner told Australia’s Beat magazine. “But I think it worked because it had a little bit of focus in the end. I mean after we went to America to tour ‘Asleep In The Back’, the record company sort of came to us and asked when we were writing and what we were doing.”