Elbow's Guy Garvey is planning a solo project

Elbow frontman and BBC 6Music presenter Guy Garvey has announced that he is currently working on a new solo project, however he doesn't like to refer to it as that.

In a recent interview with Gigwise, the northern crooner explained, "I don't know what to call it. I don't like the term 'solo project', because it won't be that - I'll be inviting friends to play on it. I'll let the name pick itself as it progresses."

He also added that he plans to work on this as well as the next Elbow album, saying: "I'm already working on lyrics for the next Elbow record, but I've also got a little bit of a side-project on the go. I don't know what that's going to be. I'm going down to Real World Studios to write some songs and see where it goes. I love being in the honest and even-handed democracy that is Elbow, but I fancy being the boss for a bit, so I'm going to do a side-project. It will either be great, and a right laugh, or a disaster, and a right laugh."

Elbow released their sixth studio album 'The Take Off And Landing Of Everything' earlier this year, and was their first to top the UK album charts.

[Via Gigwise / NME]

More News

Kele Okereke delivers new track 'Melanin'

After stunning us with his brilliant 2019 studio album '2042', Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has now returned to share a brand new single. The... 2 days 5 hours ago

Christine & The Queens returns with new single 'Eyes Of A Child'

After returning earlier this year to share her stunning surprise EP 'La vita nuova', Christine... 2 days 9 hours ago

Soccer Mommy shares final single series instalment with SASAMI

Having spent the last few months releasing her new single series two tracks at a time, Soccer Mommy has finally unveiled the final pair of offerings... 3 days 5 hours ago

The UK music industry launches #LetTheMusicPlay

While the coronavirus lockdown continues to devastate the economies of countries all around the world, the UK music scene has now banded together to... 3 days 10 hours ago

Maisie Peters unveils new single 'Sad Girl Summer'

Having spent the last few months releasing never-before-heard studio session material, as well as launching her own book club and making a cameo... 3 days 12 hours ago

NZCA LINES unveils new track 'For Your Love'

With his long-awaited new album now just over a week away, NZCA LINES have dropped yet another cut lifted from his forthcoming full-length. The... 4 days 5 hours ago

Meadow Meadow deliver new single 'Fireworks'

Having recently emerged from the ashes of their formative outfit Spring King, Peter Darlington and James Green now known as Meadow Meadow have now... 4 days 9 hours ago

Fontaines DC share new single 'Televised Mind'

With their highly-anticipated new album now less than a month away, Fontaines DC have now unveiled the next cut to be taken from their forthcoming... 4 days 11 hours ago

Courtney Marie Andrews delivers new single 'How You Get Hurt'

With now less than a month before we get to hear her highly-anticipated new studio album, Courtney Marie Andrews has now unveiled the next cut to be... 5 days 4 hours ago