The Take Off And Landing Of Everything CD

The Take Off And Landing Of Everything CD

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elbow released their sixth studio album on March 11th, 2014 in the U.S. The Take Off and Landing of Everything (Fiction/Concord Records) was recorded in Real World Studios and at the band’s facilities at Blueprint Studios in Salford, England. As with previous albums, the million selling The Seldom Seen Kid and platinum follow up build a rocket boys!, it was produced by the band’s keyboardist Craig Potter. The making of The Take Off and Landing of Everything saw the band take a new approach to writing and recording. “Honey Sun” was written and recorded at home by guitarist Mark Potter, his brother Craig wrote the music for “Real Life (Angel)” and bassist Pete Turner built “Colour Fields” using apps on his iPad. Despite the changes in approach musically and lyrically The Take Off and Landing of Everything contains many familiar elements for fans of the band. Early taster “Fly Boy Blue / Lunette” harks back to debut single “Newborn” in its step change melody and rhythmic shift mid song whilst “New York Morning,” the first single from the album, carries at its center the type of life affirming refrain that run through elbow songs from “Scattered Black and Whites” from their debut to “Open Arms” from build a rocket boys!.

Release Date:
Mar 11th, 2014

1. This Blue World (7:13)
2. Charge [Explicit] (5:17)
3. Fly Boy Blue/Lunette (6:23)
4. New York Morning (5:19)
5. Real Life (Angel) (6:47)
6. Honey Sun (4:56)
7. My Sad Captains (6:00)
8. Colour Fields (3:42)
9. The Take Off And Landing Of Everything (7:11)
10. The Blanket Of Night (4:24)

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