...and an arena tour

elbow are set to release their as yet untitled new album on March 10th.

elbow's success is both richly deserved and a long time coming. An example of strong songwriting capturing the nation, the group recently returned to the studio to work on a batch of new material.

As with 'build a rocket boy!' and breakthrough album 'The Seldom Seen Kid' producer is being overseen by keyboardist Craig Potter.

Though the title has yet to be confirmed, elbow have stated that their new album will be released on March 10th. NME report that the working title is 'All At Once' with Guy Garvey commenting:

"When you’re 40, you're all ages at once, because you're thinking of your youth, which has very definitely passed, and about how you became the person you are. You wonder about how the rest of your life plays out from here."

Insisting that the album has "some big themes" the songwriter then states that the album has "got some old-school spacerock sensibilities".

Bluffing? You'll find out on March 10th.

Alongside this, Elbow have confirmed a full arena tour for April 2014. A pre-sale for fans opened this morning (September 30th) - dates are as follows:

5 Birmingham LG Arena
6 Glasgow SSE Hydro
8 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
9 Manchester Phones 4U Arena
11 Leeds First Direct Arena
12 Liverpool Echo Arena
14 Nottingham Capital FM Arena
16 London The O2

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