February 6, 2023

Metropolis Music immediately announce that blur will play a really particular present at London’s Wembley Stadium on eighth July subsequent yr, their solely UK 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 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 evening within the capital.

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

Graham Coxon stated – “I’m actually wanting ahead to taking part in with my blur brothers once more and revisiting all these nice songs… blur stay reveals are all the time superb for me. A pleasant guitar and an amp turned proper up and a great deal of smiling faces…”

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

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 season’s day in London. Hope to see you there.”

Watch the trailer – under

Since asserting their arrival with debut album Leisure in 1991, blur went on to revolutionise the sound of English in style 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 stay to 1000’s 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 go on normal sale on Friday, 18th November, at 10 am GMT. Go to this hyperlink for extra info.

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