Blur to release new album, listen to new single now
- Scott Henderson
- 19 February 2015
The Magic Whip to be the first studio LP the group has released in 12 years
News sure to cause a collective meltdown of fans everywhere, Blur have simultaneously announced their first studio album in 12 years, released the first single and confirmed an appearance in London’s Hyde Park at the British Summer Time Festival this June.
You can also listen to the new tune to your heart's content on Spotify, if that’s your player of choice:
The album, the band’s eighth and the first since 2003’s Think Tank, was apparently recorded in Hong Kong and will feature 12 new tracks.
Here’s the artwork and confirmation from the band themselves:
Magic Whip track list:
New World Towers
Ice Cream Man
Thought I Was a Spaceman
My Terracotta Heart
There Are Too Many of Us