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2008-10-12 00:00:24

By Simon Price If Elbow seem ill at ease with the role of rock'n'roll superstars, Iglu & Hartly are all too eager to recreate the aesthetic of pomp rock Rock Elbow Guildhall PORTSMOUTH Iglu & Hartly Rescue Rooms NOTTINGHAM When you heard that Elbow were the surprise winners of this year's Mercury Prize, what was your reaction? A common response was to assume that the decision had a touch of the consolation prize about it, or of the long service medal and a pat on the head.

2008-10-06 00:00:24

By Mark Hughes "Probably my prize possession," is how Guy Garvey describes it. But, surprisingly, the lead singer of Elbow isn't talking about the Mercury Prize his band picked up last month. It's his BBC security pass he is referring to.

2008-10-04 18:00:16

By MATT THOMAS PEOPLE, mainly music journalists, make a lot out of the "Curse of the Mercury Music Prize". Every year there's a flurry of articles listing the acts that have bagged the award in the past, and how their careers have subsequently hit the blocks.

2008-09-27 15:00:42

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a new teacher and a new football coach at a high school in a small town that has no doctor. I am concerned about handling head injuries in my players, and I wonder if you would provide some information, especially about returning a player to a game after a "ding." - R.O.

2008-09-24 03:00:16

By Kedgley, A E DeLude, J A; Drosdowech, D S; Johnson, J A; Bicknell, R T This study compared the effect of a computer-assisted and a traditional surgical technique on the kinematics of the glenohumeral joint during passive abduction after hemiarthroplasty of the shoulder for the treatment of fractures.

2008-09-13 00:00:21

L ast week Pete Turner dithered when asked whether he thought his band, Elbow, would be crowned winners of the Nationwide Mercury Prize. "It's just a very nice thing that people recognise your music," the bassist told the Western Morning News in laid-back Mancunian tones.

2008-09-12 12:00:22

By MATTHEW McCREARY ONE of the top draws at this year's Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen's is expected to sell out quickly after winning a major national music prize.

2008-09-12 12:00:14

By Matthew McCreary ONE of the top draws at this year's Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen's is expected to sell out quickly after winning a major national music prize. English indie band Elbow scooped the prestigious Nationwide Mercury Prize this week for their latest album The Seldom Seen Kid.

2008-09-12 03:00:15

In a hugely popular victory Elbow have been announced as winners of the 2008 Nationwide Mercury Prize for 'Album of the Year.' Elbow frontman Guy Garvey said, "This is quite literally the best thing that has ever happened to us.""It feels great, very unexpected.


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