Elbow's 'alien invasion' at Reading
15 November 2005
Those at this year's Reading Festival may remember Elbow orchestrating some bizarre crowd activity during their set. With
their new video just released, it all finally makes sense. See for yourself here...
The video to 'Leaders Of The Free World' shows a 'War Of The Worlds' style
invasion by aliens, with the neon intruders stumbling across Reading Festival (more Arctic Monkeys
To help bring the scene to life, singer Guy Garvey had asked Friday's Main Stage crowd
to point up at the sky behind the stage in unison and scream, "as if you've just seen a massive alien".
audience were also asked to do what can only be described as a 'Mexican Crouch', dropping to their knees from the front
row back in a chain reaction.
The two crowd scenes work brilliantly in the video and we've got it right here so have
a look and see if you can spot yourself!
HERE to check it out. Simply select Elbow: Leaders Of The Free World under 'Top Music Picks'.
You will have to sign up to Carling Live's website to see the video if you are not already a member but should not sign
up if under 18.)