Limited double vinyl LP pressing at 45 RPM for increased audio quality. Asleep in the Back is the debut album by British alternative rock band Elbow, first released in May 2001. Drummer Jupp lays down a slightly fractured, snare-heavy beat accompanied by a modicum of subtle programming and Pete Turner's dub-influenced bass. Lead vocalist Guy Garvey seems to have his voice on loan from Peter Gabriel and The entire band harmonizes impressively with him on the choruses. Elbow are an English alternative rock led by Guy Garvey (vocals, guitar). They have played together since 1990, adopting the Elbow band name in 1997. Their six studio albums all reached the top 15 of the British album chart.