December 24, 2022

10 Things You Never Knew About Blur

Blur is an iconic English rock band that has been active for over 25 years. Despite their popularity and longevity, there are still some things about the band that are not widely known. Here are ten facts about Blur that you may not have known.

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1. Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon are the only original members of the band. While Dave Rowntree and Alex James have been with the band since the start, they weren't part of the original lineup. 2. Graham Coxon left the band in 2002, but returned for their 2009 reunion tour. 3. The iconic album cover for "Parklife" was taken outside a London pub, The Eagle. 4. Blur's greatest hit, "Song 2," was released as a single in 1997 and reached number two on the UK Singles chart. 5. The band has sold over 25 million records worldwide. 6. Blur have been nominated for seven BRIT Awards, including three for Best British Group. 7. The band's second album, "Modern Life Is Rubbish," was released in 1993 and was not immediately successful. However, it has since become one of the most acclaimed Britpop albums of all time. 8. Blur's song "Chemical World" was featured in the opening scene of the cult classic film "Trainspotting." 9. The band was named after the slang term for a blurry photograph. 10. Blur have released eight studio albums and have been cited as an influence by many other bands, including Oasis, Arctic Monkeys and Kasabian.

These are just a few of the things you may not have known about Blur. With a career spanning over 25 years and eight albums, the band has had a long and successful career. With such a long and varied history, there's still plenty more to learn about this iconic rock band.

December 15, 2022

Get Tickets For Blur's 2023 Reunion Concert

The news of Blur's upcoming concert at Wembley Stadium on July 8th 2023 is sure to be met with excitement from music fans around the world. The British rock band is one of the most influential acts of the 90s and their music has had a lasting impact on popular culture. Formed in London in 1988, Blur rose to fame with their mix of alternative rock, Britpop and electronica. The bands groundbreaking sound is credited with helping to shape the musical landscape of the 1990s. Blurs first three albums (Leisure, Modern Life Is Rubbish, and Parklife) were all critically acclaimed and established the band as one of the most influential acts of the decade.

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Blurs Wembley Stadium concert will be one of the biggest events of the summer. The band is sure to perform some of their classic hits, as well as some of their more recent songs. The show will be a must-see event for fans of Blur and 90s music. The bands Wembley Stadium concert is part of their worldwide tour which will take them to several countries. Blurs tour is sure to be a hit with fans of their music from all over the world. The band will also perform in some of the most iconic venues in the world, including Londons O2 Arena and New Yorks Madison Square Garden.  
Blurs concert at Wembley Stadium will be an unforgettable experience for music fans. The show is sure to be a celebration of the bands groundbreaking music and their lasting influence on popular culture. Dont miss out on your chance to see Blur in the summer of 2023 get your tickets HERE now! 

November 15, 2022

Blur To Reunite For Wembley Stadium Gig in 2023

Breaking news- Blur has announced that they will be playing in Wembley Stadium, UK on 8th July 2023. The band will playing their only UK show of 2023 at the iconic venue.

Blur will be supported by Slowthai, Self Esteem and Jockstrap. This is the first Blur concert to happen since their reunion gig in 2015, when they released their critically acclaimed album 'The Magic Whip'. The band has not released any new singles since 2015. No other details about the gig has been released.

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“We really love playing these songs and thought it’s about time we did it again,” said Damon Albarn, the frontman of the band who became UK's most famous Britpop legend in the 1990s. 

Guitarist Graham Coxon said: “I’m really looking forward to playing with my Blur brothers again and revisiting all those great songs. Blur live shows are always amazing for me. A nice guitar and an amp turned right up and loads of smiling faces.” 

Bassist Alex James said: “There’s always something really special when the four of us get in a room. It’s nice to think that on 8 July that room will be Wembley Stadium.” 

Drummer Dave Rowntree also chipped in: “After the chaos of the last few years, it’s great to get back out to play some songs together on a summer’s day in London. Hope to see you there.”

Tickets will go on sale from 10am on Friday November 18th 2022 and will be available HERE.

June 23, 2022

New Gorillaz Single- Cracker Island OUT NOW!

Gorillaz's latest single Cracker Island has just been launched on 22nd June 2022, and it's proving to be a banger. The virtual band's latest drop features Thundercat, an American bass guitarist and songwriter from Los Angeles who is a member of the band Suicidal Tendencies. 

The new single has been performed live during Gorillaz's latest world tour,, featuring guest vocals from Thundercat. It was not confirmed whether he would appear on the studio mix but it appears that he made the cut. 

Damon Albarn, the lead singer and genius behind the band has been busy with his solo career, and this is the first Gorillaz release since 2020’s Song Machine series. 

“It’s nice to be back, I’m well into our new tune, it brings back weird and scary memories of stuff that hasn’t happened yet”, Albarn said about the track in a press release, according to NME.

This single is going to be featured on Gorillaz's new album which will be launching in 2022. There is no news on the release date but stay tuned for more. 

Meanwhile, listen to the track below!! 

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[Verse 1: 2-D & Thundercat]

On Cracker Island it was born
To the collective of the dawn
They were planting seeds at night
To grow a made-up paradise
Where truth was auto-tuned (Forever Cult)
But it's sadness I consume (Forever Cult)
Into my format everyday (Forever Cult)
In the end I need to pay (What world is this)
In the end I have to pay (I purged my soul)
In the end I have to pay (I drank tonight)
I've got nothing more to say (I drank tonight)

[Chorus 1: 2-D & Thundercat]

They taught themselves to be occult
They didn't know its many strategies
They taught themselves to be occult
They didn't know its many strategies (Fantasies)
What world is this?
What world is this?

[Verse 2: 2-D & Thundercat]
On Cracker Island it was raised (Hey, hey, hey, hey)
By the collective from the grave (Hey, hey, hey, hey)
It only came out at night (Hey, hey, hey, hey)
It ate up their paradise (Paradise)
Where truth was auto-tune (Forever Cult)
And it's sadness I consume (Forever Cult)
And I heard it everyday (Forever Cult)
In the end I had to pay (What world is this)
Out there on the silver lake (I was not there)
Everything it will be great (Beneath the hills)
I'm like a ship between the tide (I saw myself)
I held on to my surprise (We feel the void)

[Chorus 2: 2-D]

They thought themselves to be a cult
They didn't know it's many strategies
They taught themselves to be a cult
They didn't know it's many strategies

[Verse 3: 2-D & Thundercat]

On Cracker Island it will die (Forever Cult)
Join the collective from the sky (Forever Cult)
And on the shining bolt of light (Forever Cult)
Go out to paradise (What world is this)
Where the truth is auto-tuned (I purged my soul)
And it's sadness I consumed (I drank tonight)
Into my format everyday (I drank tonight)
In the end, I had to pay (Forever Cult)
In the end, I had to pay (Forever Cult)
In the end, it will be great (Forever Cult)
Nothing more to say
Nothing more to say, now
Nothing more to say
There's nothing more to say