Blur announce live stream of two new songs: Music News
For the first time, Blur will debut new material live on Twitter when they perform two new songs via a worldwide live video stream at 3.15am Tuesday 3rd July AEST.
Filmed and streamed completely live from a secret UK location, the two new songs – which the band have never publicly performed – are Under The Westway and The Puritan, written for the upcoming sold-out Hyde Park concert.
Go to @blurofficial at 3:15am to hear the first track and an exclusive band interview, followed by the second track at 4:15am (AEST).
Following the live stream, both songs will be available to download. A limited edition double-A 7-inch single will be released in the UK by Parlophone on 6th August.
Also, Blur 21: The Box will be released on 17th July 2012. Twenty one years since the release of their debut album Leisure in 1991, the band’s body of work has been compiled and gathered together into one box. Blur’s seven studio albums are collected with over 5 ½ hours of previously unreleased material including 65 tracks, rarities, 3 DVDs, a collector’s edition book and special limited edition Seymour 7 inch vinyl
Blur will perform a handful of warm up dates prior to the Hyde Park concert on 12th August. The dates are below.
Blur Tour Dates
August 1 Margate Winter Gardens
August 5/6 Wolverhampton Civic Hall
August 7 Plymouth Pavilions