Blur are reuniting for his or her first headline present since 2015 at London’s Wembley Stadium subsequent yr.
The Britpop legends have not toured collectively since their run in help of their comeback LP ‘The Magic Whip’, seven years in the past, although Damon Albarn reunited with Dave Rowntree, Graham Coxon and Alex James at his Africa Categorical present in his hometown of Leytonstone in 2019.
Nevertheless, the ‘Track 2’ rockers can be again collectively once more on July 8 for his or her solely UK look.
Rapper slowthai, Mercury Prize nominee Self Esteem and alt-pop duo Jockstrap will help the band.
Frontman Damon, 54, mentioned: “We actually love enjoying these songs and thought it is about time we did it once more.”
Guitarist Graham, 53, mentioned: “I’m actually wanting ahead to enjoying with my blur brothers once more and revisiting all these nice songs… blur reside exhibits are all the time wonderful for me. A pleasant guitar and an amp turned proper up and a great deal of smiling faces…”
Bassist Alex, additionally 53, commented: “There’s all the time one thing actually particular when the 4 of us get in a room. It is good to suppose that on eighth July that room can be Wembley Stadium.”
Drummer Dave, 58, added: “After the chaos of the previous couple of years, it’s nice to get again out to play some songs collectively on a summer season’s day in London. Hope to see you there.”
Every band member had hinted at a reunion when the time was proper.
In August, Graham mentioned: “That’s all the time been the factor with Blur – they’ll do it once they actually need to and never for another purpose. It doesn’t actually appear real to simply get again collectively and simply do gigs for a little bit of spondage. We have to have some kind of focus for the way we’d work.”
Tickets go on common sale on Friday 18th November at 10am GMT by way of Ticketmaster.