Elbow “Little Fictions” Limited Edition White Violet Colored Vinyl LP
Brand new, sealed. Limited vinyl LP pressing including digital download. 2017 release, the seventh studio album by the British alt-rock band. Little Fictions was recorded in Scotland and Manchester and sees the band collaborate with the string players of The Hallé Orchestra, the Hallé Ancoats Community Choir, members of London Contemporary Voices and session drummer Alex Reeves. As with the previous three Elbow albums it was produced by Craig Potter.
Little Fictions is emphatically a band album. Having written individually for it’s chart-topping predecessor, The Take Off And Landing Of Everything, sessions this time were collective affairs, with all four members gathered initially in a house in Scotland before moving to Guy’s attic in Prestwich and finalizing recordings in the familiar setting of Blueprint studios, Salford. Little Fictions is an upbeat album. All the band talk of the sessions being ‘joyful’, guitarist Mark Potter summarizes it as ‘the sound of four people who love what they do and each other’, of an album that came into being naturally and, at times even unconsciously.
Lead single ‘Magnificent (She Says)’ was embraced for the joyous, thrilling piece of music it is, positive and outward looking. Mark never even considered his audible switch towards electric guitars, most notable on the psychedelic lushness of ‘All Disco’, until the very end of the process.