Just a few weeks after Elbow premiered a live video of the new song Lippy Kids, off the forthcoming album build a rocket boys!, Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show debuted another new one, Neat Little Rows.
Looks like this will be the first official single, with at least a UK release on Feb. 28.
I’m having trouble making out the lyrics, other than the chorus: “Lay my bones in cobblestone / lay my bones in neat little rows,” which at least explains the artwork. I also wonder if it comes back to what Guy Garvey said about his writing being inspired by a move back to an area where he lived as a youth: â€œItâ€™s about the years Iâ€™ve spent here growing up, the difficulties of it and the great things about it, too.â€ Is the chorus a request to leave his remains in this place â€“ part of the cobblestone, part of its foundation â€“ after he’s gone? Just a thought.
The radio rip and image come courtesy ListenBeforeYouBuy.
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