Thursday 17th October at Pryzm (7pm All Ages)
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CD + Ticket (standard CD): these are limited to 4 per customer
Following the release of their highly anticipated eight full length album titled Giant Of All Sizes, Elbow play a stripped back, all ages set at Pryzm just before the 18+ set at New Slang.
Guy Garvey describes the album as “an angry, old blue lament which finds its salvation in family, friends, the band and new life.” It is a record that lyrically takes in moments of deep personal loss whilst reflecting its times by confronting head-on the spectres of injustice and division not just in the UK but across the world. It is a record that could only have been made in the 21st Century.
Given such bleak, if ultimately redeemed, subject matter, it is also, perversely, the most relaxed record which elbow have made in some time. On ‘Giants of All Sizes’, each band member extended their usual process of working on demos alone and followed their vision to its conclusion rather than, as Craig Potter puts it, ‘taking the edges off things to find compromise’. In tandem with this, they returned to playing live in the studio, encouraged to experiment with the banks of analogue equipment at Clouds Hill in Northern Germany, giving songs a looser, more live feel.
We'll be operating on a reduced capacity on this one to make it more intimate and special.
CD/ticket is £20 post-paid, and other formats and combos are available.
To combat touts, customers will be required to give their name when purchasing tickets and will be required to produce photo ID matching that name for entry to the gig. Tickets are not transferable.
The name of the lead booker will be on all tickets. Where more than one ticket has been purchased, all guests in the party must enter the venue together. To gain entry to the show, the lead booker must bring the tickets along with valid photo ID matching the name on the tickets.
Times TBC but we expect doors at 7:00pm and Elbow around 7:45pm. This is TBC so please check back
Pryzm is all ages for this show - under 14s must be accompanied by a ticket-holding adult (18+). Over 18s should bring PHOTO ID (driving license / passport).
Albums + tickets will be sent together, the album's release date is 11th October. Indies exclusive LP is on 'seagrass' coloured vinyl.
Pryzm, 154 Clarence Street, Kingston Upon Thames (KT1 1QP)
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Info correct on: 15/10/2019