The band recently announced that their sixth album would be called The Take Off And Landing Of Everything and offered up a taster track in the shape of Fly Boy Blue / Lunette. The first single proper is to be New York Morning and will be given its first airplay on XFM on Friday 24 January at 8.30am. Guy Garvey will be talking to the XFM Breakfast Show about the song, and then will make another appearance later the same day on Jo Good’s Lunch Club from 1pm. New York Morning will be available to download from Monday 27 January and the album is released on 10 March. [Source]
Read the wonderful letter from Yoko Ono to Elbow about the song and New York City here.