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.
Dr Dee, a new studio album by Damon Albarn, will be released by Parlophone Records on 4th May 2012. Dr Dee is 18 tracks of songs and music inspired by the life of John Dee, mathematician, polymath and advisor to Elizabeth I. Described by Albarn as ‘strange pastoral folk’, Dr Dee is a fitting companion [...]
As tends to happen every now and then , two key-players from already successfull bands get together in the hope that they can appropriate a fresh new musical approach – or at least make some money. In this case, Blur/Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn is crossing musical swords with flamboyant Red Hot Chilli Peppers bassist Flea.
The resurgence of a London sound that will satisfy fans of genre-hopping fans. Erland and the Carnival are being talked up as the start of a new-age Indie folk scene and I’ll tell you what, my fingers are crossed.
A documentary film about Blur, accompanied by a live recording of their performance at Hyde Park is due for DVD release on February 12, 2010.