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Elbow: Koko, London

Nick Hasted, Independent, The, 9 September 2005

ELBOW HAVE BEEN brushed by fame almost accidentally; first, when their debut album, 2000's Asleep at the Back, was Mercury nominated, then when the singer, Guy Garvey, went out with the Radio 1 DJ Edith Bowman. Most telling, Chris Martin of Coldplay has confessed that a song on their X&Y album was based on Elbow's anthemic 'Grace under Pressure'.

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