At first listen this is a bit of an odd choice to be Elbow's comeback single. There's no soaring chorus as in Newborn and the monotonous guitar means that it comes across as a bit dull.
However, after a few listens, it all clicks into place. That guitar line soon worms itself into the brain and you'll soon be bellowing the chorus out in time with Guy Garvey.
Perhaps not the most commercial single release, but quality stuff nonetheless. It does make much more sense in the context of the forthcoming album though.