Blur announce The Magic Whip, their first new album for 12 years

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The Magic Whip features the complete Blur lineup of Albarn, Coxon, Rowntree and James, and followers can rejoice with a June gig in London’s Hyde Park

Followers of Britpop pioneers Blur had purpose to rejoice on 19 February, as the group announced details of their first album in 12 years, entitled The Magic Whip.

Describing the follow-up to 2003’s Assume Tank as a return to “the best way we recorded once we began,” Damon Albarn stated that the album was comparable in fashion to the music David Bowie made during his mid 70’s Berlin interval.

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