February 5, 2023
©Kevin Westenberg

Metropolis Music in the present day introduced that blur will play a second and remaining Wembley Stadium date on ninth July subsequent summer season after unprecedented demand resulted within the band’s eighth July present promoting out in document time this morning.

The second date will meet a rare response from followers all over the world to information of blur’s first Wembley Stadium and solely UK look and first headline present since 2015.

These two very particular exhibits will see Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, and Dave Rowntree come collectively as blur to carry out their iconic and much-loved songs within the band’s first-ever Wembley Stadium present. Becoming a member of the line-ups are anarchic chart-topping British rapper slowthai, critically acclaimed English singer-songwriter and Mercury Prize nominee Self Esteem and London-based electro-pop duo Jockstrap for what guarantees to be an unmissable night time within the capital.

Talking on the announcement Damon Albarn mentioned – “We actually love enjoying these songs and thought it’s about time we did it once more.”

Graham Coxon mentioned – “I’m actually trying ahead to enjoying with my blur brothers once more and revisiting all these nice songs… blur dwell exhibits are at all times wonderful for me. A pleasant guitar and an amp turned proper up and a great deal of smiling faces…”

Alex James added – “There’s at all times one thing actually particular when the 4 of us get in a room. It’s good to assume that on eighth July that room will likely be Wembley Stadium.”

And Dave Rowntree mentioned – “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.”

Since saying their arrival with debut album Leisure in 1991, blur went on to revolutionise the sound of English standard music with 5 successive #1 albums Parklife (1994), The Nice Escape (1995), Blur (1997), 13 (1999) and Assume Tank (2003) and a string of Prime 10 singles, together with two No 1s with Nation Home and Beetlebum, serving to to propel the band to mass reputation at house and overseas. One of many largest British bands of the final three many years, blur have launched eight studio albums and picked up ten NME Awards, six Q Awards, 5 BRIT Awards and an Ivor Novello Award, and performed dwell to hundreds of devoted followers throughout the globe. The band’s most up-to-date album, The Magic Whip topped the UK charts on its launch in 2015.

Tickets for ninth July are on sale now. Go to Ticketmaster for extra info.

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