Elbow to record soundtrack for London Olympics

Elbow have been chosen to record the BBC’s soundtrack for the London 2012 Olympic Games. The band, who released their fifth album ‘Build A Rocket Boys!’ earlier this year, have composed a six-minute long track, which will be used by the BBC as the theme for all their Olympic coverage. Speaking to BBC News, Elbow … [Read the full story]

Polly deservedly wins Mercury Prize over Adele

Her albums 19 and 21 have become worldwide sensations, with her second record placing in the British charts for 18 consecutive weeks. But Adele was snubbed at the Barclaycard Mercury Prize ceremony, despite being hotly-tipped to take home the prestigious award. Instead, singer-songwriter PJ Harvey, who had first won the award ten years ago, was … [Read the full story]