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With Maturity, U.K. art-rockers Elbow finally stick the Landing

Geoffrey Himes, The Washington Post, 8 May 2014

BIG HANDS, a pub in Manchester, England, that takes its name from a Violent Femmes song, has long been a watering hole for local bands. Guy Garvey, the lead singer for the massively popular group Elbow, is a regular there, but in recent years, he's watched younger musicians take over the stools.

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