Blur air the hits at Madison Square Garden gig

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Blur played Madison Square Garden last night (October 23rd) as part of their whistle-stop visit to the States.

Supported by Courtney Barnett, the band dipped in to this year’s comeback album ‘The Magic Whip‘ on plenty of occasions, but also aired some of their fondly remembered 90s hits such as ‘Parklife‘, ‘End Of a Century‘ and ‘Coffee & TV‘.

According to NME, frontman Damon Albarn described New York as a ‘fucking beautiful city’ and added that ‘it’s always a privilege to play here’.

Meanwhile, Blur are set to document the story of their first studio album as a four-piece since 1999 on the film New World Towers, which will get a limited British cinema release on December 2nd.

Setlist:

‘Go Out’
‘There’s No Other Way’
‘Lonesome Street’
‘Badhead’
‘End Of a Century’
‘Ghost Ship’
‘Coffee and TV’
‘Out Of Time’
‘Country Sad Ballad Man’
‘Beetlebum’
‘Thought I Was a Spaceman’
‘Trimm Trabb’
‘Tender’
‘Parklife’
‘Song 2’
‘To The End’
‘This Is a Low’
‘Stereotypes’
‘Girls and Boys’
‘For Tomorrow’
‘The Universal’

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