Tuesday, September 09, 2008

There'll be twisted karaoke at the Aniseed Lounge

Hooray! I said to all the haters and naysayers that Elbow would win the Nationwide Mercury Prize for the astonishing The Seldom Seen Kid — and they only bloomin' well did! I was genuinely nervous that the judges were going to stuff it all up again and give the statuette to Plant and Krauss or Adele or even Walker-lite peddlers The Last Shadow Puppets. Couldn't have happened to a nicer bunch of fellows. They all looked genuinely thrilled, bless 'em.

More on the subject of Bury's finest presently, but meantime, here's the splendid new video for "The Bones of You":

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