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December 8, 2011

Blur to win Outstanding Contribution Award in Brit Awards 2012




Awesome news for all you Blur Fans out there...

Blur will be receiving an Outstanding Contribution To Music award at next year's Brit Awards, reports The Guardian and BBC.

"It's great to have recognition for all the work and all the heartache and all the joy that's gone into this band," said Damon Albarn.

Past winners of the gong include Bob Geldof, Paul McCartney and Pet Shop Boys. The award ceremony will take place on 21st February at London's O2 arena.

Meanwhile, the official Blur website is due to be partially closed from today (Dec 8) for "an exciting redesign". Read the announcement on forums.blur.co.uk.

In other Blur news, Alex James has revealed to NME.com that the band will meet up shortly and 'probably' record again. James said:
We're getting together for a Christmas drink next week which is nice. We still see each other all the time, more since we were all living out of a suitcase.
He added: "We'll probably record again."

James hinted that the band may not release a full album though, commenting: "Is there such a thing as an album? Does music have to come 12 tracks at a time?" The bassist said that he didn't know what the music would sound like due to "Damon doing operas," adding that it would be like" getting The Blues Brothers back together."
Watch the video interview here


1 comment:

  1. Yeah, this is great news! Really happy for Damon and the rest of them! :-)))

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