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Blur official app is live

Blur have just launched a fantastic new app for the iPad and iPhone/iPod Touch which is available through iTunes worldwide as of now. Download it here and enjoy! http://smarturl.it/blurappy. The app includes: – an interactive timeline, marking Blur’s 21 year career to date – rare and previously unreleased audio material, demos and remixes – exclusive [...]

Blur debut two new songs through Twitter

Blur debuted two brand new tracks last night, ’Under The Westway’ and ‘The Puritan’, from a rooftop performance in West London which was streamed live on Twitter. The band will perform both tracks again when they play London’s Hyde Park next month in a show to mark the end of the Olympics and you can get [...]

Blur announce live Twitter stream for two brand new tracks

For the first time, next week, July 2, at 6:15 UK time, Blur will debut new material live on Twitter when they perform two new songs via a worldwide live video stream. Filmed and streamed completely from a secret UK location, the two new songs – which the band have never publicly performed – are [...]

Blur, Coldplay, Emeli Sandé and Noel Gallagher shine at the BRITs

Great night at this year’s BRIT Awards last night. Wins for Blur (Outstanding Contribution To Music), Coldplay (Best Group) and Emeli Sandé (Critics’ Choice), and stunning live sets from Coldplay, Noel Gallagher and of course Blur. Congratulations to all and check out Blur’s amazing performance below.

Eleven BRIT 2012 nominations and awards for EMI Music artists

Congratulations to all EMI Music artists who have been nominated for this year’s BRIT Awards. In all EMI Music artists and partners picked up nine nominations  to add to the two Awards already confirmed for Blur and Emeli Sandé.  As previously announded Blur will receive this year’s Outstanding Contribution To Music BRIT and at Thursday [...]

Blur named as 2012 winners of Outstanding Contribution to Music BRIT

Great news today – it’s been confirmed that Blur will receive the highly coveted Outstanding Contribution To Music award at next year’s BRIT Awards. Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree released their debut album 21 years ago and have influenced the sound and attitude of British music ever since. “It’s great to [...]

Blur – ‘Fool’s Day’ free download

Blur recorded a new song ‘Fool’s Day’ especially for Record Story Day on Saturday (April 17). 1,000 7″ vinyl copies were pressed for UK record shops and have all now sold out but don’t worry if you weren’t able to get one – ‘Fool’s Day’ is available for free digitally. Blur manager Chris Morrison explains:  [...]

Record Store Day in UK: limited edition vinyl from The Beatles, Blur, plus performance from Sweet Billy Pilgrim

UK music afficianados are gearing up for Record Store Day tomorrow, April 17 and Billboard has the details.  More than UK 150 Indie music retailers — almost twice the number as last year — are participating as part of this international initiative. Nearly 110 exclusive, limited edition releases are being offered in these shops, but [...]

Blur Goldsmith’s College video footage

The brilliant Blur film ‘No Distance Left To Run’ came out on DVD this week.  Here’s a trailer of their return last year to Goldsmith’s College (pictured below, just before they went on stage), where the band originally formed: http://www.youtube.com/parlophone?gl=GB&hl=en-GB#p/a/u/2/Fm3-xpTP61c

Blur’s ‘No Distance Left To Run’ film premieres in London

Graham Coxon, Damon Albarn, Alex James and Dave Rowntree were all in London last night for the premiere of ther new movie, ‘No Distance Left To Run’. The film is a documentary about Blur, telling the story of the band in their own words as they get set to perform together for the first time [...]