Metropolis Music right this moment announce that blur will play a really particular present at Dublin’s Malahide Citadel on Saturday twenty fourth June subsequent 12 months, their solely Irish look and first headline present since 2015.
The outing 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 Malahide Citadel present.
Talking on the announcement, Damon Albarn stated – “We actually love enjoying these songs and thought it’s about time we did it once more.”
Graham Coxon stated – “I’m actually trying ahead to enjoying with my blur brothers once more and revisiting all these nice songs… blur reside reveals 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 suppose that on twenty fourth June that room will probably be in Dublin’s Malahide Citadel.”
And Dave Rowntree stated – “After the chaos of the previous few years, it’s nice to get again out to play some songs collectively on a summer time’s day in Dublin. Hope to see you there.”
Since asserting their arrival with debut album Leisure in 1991, blur went on to revolutionise the sound of English fashionable 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 recognition at dwelling and overseas. One of many largest British bands of the final three a long time, 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 reside 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 from €79.65, together with reserving payment go on basic sale this Friday at 9 am native time. Go to www.ticketmastre.ie for extra data. Topic to licence.