- Summary: Often compared to Doves and Radiohead, Manchester-based Elbow is yet another new alternative band to emerge from the British music press hype machine. This debut album was shortlisted for 2001's Mercury Music Prize.
- Record Label: V2
- Genre(s): Rock, Alternative
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[Anonymous]Oct 11, 2002simply one of the best, most emotional and mind-blowing records of all time. hard to imagine it's a debut.
CraigJan 14, 2004one of the best debut albums i've heard in the past few years.
MrMikeyAug 24, 2004Cracking debut, 10 years in the making. Newborn is the stand out track for me as I just feel that its a full on aural assault of the best possible kind. Slow to mid tempo? Yes. Boring? Anything but.… Expand
Jul 31, 2012Low key debut that lays out the blueprint that Elbow went onto develop and expand on. It's got a very strong first half but I feel it tapers off a bit in the 2nd half. That said, the closer "Scattered Black and Whites" is one of the albums highlights. Overall, it's a soft and gentle record with some really beautiful songs. Garveys vocals are perfect for the delicate instrumentation and like the records the produced afterwards, it's a record that just makes you feel warm inside.… Expand
TeeMar 7, 2002boring. no two ways about it.
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