Girls & Boys
(with the London
Community Gospel Choir)
This Is A Low
video screens featured different visuals for each song
(including a spinning kebab for "Girls & Boys"!)
"Tender" featured the 32-piece London Community Gospel
Choir. The choir performed on the song for the first
time since 2000.
Date: 21 February
Location: O2 Arena, London, UK
Tour: 2012 tour
- Blur received the Outstanding
Contribution To Music award. The band were introduced by actor Ray
- The first three songs were
broadcast live on ITV1. The last two songs, "Tender" and "This Is A Low", were
broadcast live outside the main show, on ITV2's Backstage
programme. With the last two songs included, Blur's performance remains the longest in the Brit Awards
- Due to time constraints, Adele's
winning speech was interrupted just before Blur's live set.
This didn't help much as "Parklife" had to be cut off from the end
of the main broadcast.
- During the performance, Blur
were a worldwide trending topic on Twitter (see the
- The band's
Live From The BRITs EP was made available on iTunes shortly after the gig.
- The performance was uploaded on
the Brit Awards YouTube channel: