Blur Confirmed To Headline BST Hyde Park Gig AND Announce New Album
The Brit band have thrilled fans with not one, but two big announcements...!
Blur have been confirmed to headline Barclaycard Presents British Summertime Hyde Park on June 20!
The rockers announced the details of the gig earlier today (February 19) at a press conference, as well as brand new album, The Magic Whip.
Blur will be the only band to have played at the historic venue four times after this performance, making it quite the event this summer.
The band will also release their first album in 12 years on April 27, with Damon Albarn admitting that he thought they'd gone as far as they could without new music.
— blur (@blurofficial) February 19, 2015
“I really felt at the end of the last gigs that that was it - there was no way we could do another gig without an another album," he told Zane Lowe at the announcement.
Taylor Swift, Kylie and The Who are also headlining their own BST gigs this summer, with the likes of Johnny Marr, Ellie Goulding and John Newman among the special guests.
Tickets will go on sale for the event Friday 27 February at 9am at http://www.bst-hydepark.com.