photo courtesy of hilaryg from the elbow forums

As part of Manchester International Festival, Elbow played two consecutive dates at the Bridgewater Hall with the Hallé Orchestra.

Stream “Friend of ours”:
Salford skyline blue, always you – rest in peace, Bryan

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Set 1:
01  intro
02  Station approach
03  Mirrorball
04  The stops
05  Grounds for divorce
06  Switching off
07  The loneliness of a tower crane driver
08  Some riot
09  Weather to fly

Set 2:
01  intro
02  Grace under pressure
03  Starlings
04  Red
05  Scattered black and whites
06  Newborn
07  Great expectations
08  Friend of ours
09  Powder blue
10  One day like this


  1. Help!

    I’ve been searching for this for ages… I was at the gig and wanted to relive the memory of a great concert.

    Unfortunately it seems to be a dead link. Is there anything that you can do to make this recording available again?

    Please (!)

    • hi, these files were stored on an external server, which appears to be down. it means quite a few of our links are dead, which is obviously not ideal. thanks for the heads-up, we will bring everything in-house.

      links (flac, mp3) should work now… sorry for the inconvenience!

  2. Thank you,Thank you,Thank you,Thank you,Thank you,Thank you,Thank you!

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