Britpop act Blur hoping to record new music in Hong Kong
Damon Albarn and the guys of Blur reunited for two performances at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., last month, and they famously performed at last year’s London Olympics Closing Ceremony last summer. Now, there’s even talk of some new Blur music.
According to BlurBalls, Albarn announced that Blur are contemplating working on new tunes during a show in Hong Kong last weekend. Albarn reportedly told the crowd that the latest round of shows booked for Japan had been canceled, exclaiming: “So we have a week in Hong Kong, and we thought it would be a good time to try and record another record. We’re going to try and make one here in Hong Kong.”
Last year, Blur was reportedly working on a new album with producer William Orbit. But recording sessions didn’t last long, as Orbit told NME that the recording was cut short by Albarn. “The new stuff sounded amazing,” he told the publication. “Then it all stopped suddenly. It was all over with Damon, and the rest of the band were like, ‘Is this it?’”.
Last summer, Blur released two new tracks, “The Puritan” and “Under the Westway.”
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