Each year we all read hundreds of end-of-year lists, but how well do they hold up in retrospect? Five years ago, we published 11 Great Things From 2014: Much has changed in the latter half of the decade – including the death of excellent steaming service Rdio – so what became of our choices?
Note: This article is completely spoiler-free.
Elbow – The Take Off and Landing of Everything
2014: “A hark back to the Elbow of old…wonderfully understated but intensively emotive”
After the unexpected commercial success of ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’, and more disjointed and morbid follow-up ‘Build A Rocket Boys!’, Elbow returned with their most complete album in years.