Posts tagged "Blur"

SPIN Singles Mix: Florence Prays to ‘St. Jude,’ Blur Visits ‘Lonesome Street,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from swaggering Brooklyn hip-hop collectives, bellowing…
By: SPIN Staff / March 26, 2015

You Can Watch Blur Play Their Entire New Album Later Today

Update: Stream the performance below now.Blur fans who don't want to wait another month for the official release of the band's first album in over…
By: Andrew Unterberger / March 25, 2015

Hear Blur’s Playful New Single, ‘Lonesome Street’

Blur started off the week right by sharing "Lonesome Street," the third track off of their upcoming album The Magic Whip. The upbeat new…
By: James Grebey / March 23, 2015

Watch Blur Play Their New Song ‘There Are Too Many of Us’

Blur have shared the second song from their upcoming eighth album, The Magic Whip — the Britpop band's first in 12 years. Revealed with a…
By: James Grebey / March 20, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Blur ‘Go Out,’ Sufjan Stevens Finds ‘No Shade,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From resurrected Britpop legends to eyebrow-raising indie-folkies to Canadia…
By: SPIN Staff / February 20, 2015

Stream Blur’s New Single, ‘Go Out’

After announcing their first album in 13 years, The Magic Whip, Blur have just released the project's first single, "Go Out." It's a…
By: Brennan Carley / February 19, 2015

Blur Will Release New Album, ‘The Magic Whip,’ on April 27

Update: Blur have officially announced their new album, set for release on April 27. Cover art and track list is below.According to a mysterious ad that…
By: Brennan Carley / February 19, 2015

New Rule: Every Time Russell Brand Speaks, Somebody Has To Yell ‘Parklife’

The Internet is ROTFL now that the Twitterverse has started yelling "PARKLIFE" at Russell Brand every time he opens his mouth…
By: Rachel Brodsky / November 5, 2014

Damon Albarn Performs ‘Everyday Robots’ for Some Very Polite Robots

If you're an aging musician looking to play for a chill audience of attentive concertgoers — and let's be honest, Damon Albarn's stadium-rock days ended…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 9, 2014

Your Labor Day Weekend Playlist: The 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, the summer's last barbecues and beach parties find themselves wanting for the perfect soundtrack. SPIN has you covered with our…
By: Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014

The 100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994

In 1994, the distinction between "mainstream" and "alternative" evaporated. Green Day and the Offspring brought hook-heavy punk to the Billboard charts, middle-of-the-road acts such a…
By: Kyle McGovern / August 18, 2014

Blur Didn’t Finish New Album Because of the Weather

Back in February, Blur frontman Damon Albarn told NME that his reunited britpop crew had recorded 15 new songs during a long stretch…
By: Colin Joyce / July 29, 2014

Damon Albarn Is Writing a ‘Mainstream Musical for Families’

Blur's Damon Albarn is still in the midst of touring in support of his April solo record Everyday Robots (one of SPIN's 50…
By: Colin Joyce / July 22, 2014

Unreleased Performances from Blur, Pulp, More to Surface on ‘Britpop at BBC’

2014 marks the 20th anniversary of both Blur's Parklife and Oasis' Definitely Maybe, so you could make a case that this year represent…
By: Colin Joyce / June 28, 2014

See Damon Albarn Play ‘Song 2′ Solo for the First Time Ever

Damon Albarn is deep into touring for his first solo LP, Everyday Robots, and has been breaking out a handful of classics from hi…
By: Colin Joyce / June 10, 2014

Damon Albarn’s ‘Fallon’ Visit Soars With Blur’s ‘This Is a Low’

Damon Albarn's understated, ornately melancholy Everyday Robots is one of The 50 Best Albums of 2014 So Far, and he made an impressive case…
By: Marc Hogan / June 6, 2014

Damon Albarn’s Modern Life Is Rubbish on Endearingly Great ‘Everyday Robots’

As most folks know, SXSW is more about brands than bands; it has been for over a decade. To wit: For 10-plus years now, there'…
By: Garrett Kamps / April 28, 2014

Here’s Damon Albarn, in a Pub, Singing Blur’s ‘Parklife’

So Damon Albarn walks into a bar. A pub, actually, it being London and all. And, just in time for today's 20th anniversary of Blur'…
By: Marc Hogan / April 25, 2014

Watch Damon Albarn, Del the Funky Homosapien, and Snoop Dogg do ‘Clint Eastwood’

Though he's currently promoting his debut solo album Everyday Robots, Damon Albarn took some time at SXSW to celebrate his other projects with some…
By: Dan Reilly / March 17, 2014

Damon Albarn Explores the World in ‘Lonely Press Play’ Video

Damon Albarn is alone yet not alone in enough senses for a movie that might actually deserve an Oscar. The Blur frontman ha…
By: Marc Hogan / February 27, 2014
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