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Blur live on Twitter, 2012


   Under The Westway
   The Puritan


A screenshot of the live stream on blur.co.uk
Screenshot of the live stream on blur.co.uk.


Photo by Mark Allan.

Website: Twitter
Location: The terrace of Studio 13, London, UK
Tour: 2012 tour
Recorded: 2 July 2012
  at 18:15 ("Under The Westway")
  at 19:15 ("The Puritan")
Broadcast: Live

  • The full-band live premiere of two new Blur songs at a secret location.
  • Broadcast live on the band's Twitter page (@blurofficial). Also viewable on blur.co.uk, DIY and NME.com.
  • In the middle of the songs, there was a fan Q&A session on @blurofficial.
  • The broadcast was directed by Giorgio Testi and produced by Pulse Films.
  • Blur fans Rizzle Kicks were invited to see the band -
    view the photo collage they posted shortly after the gig.
  • As the weather was cloudy, Damon changed the first line of "Under The Westway" to "There were grey skies in my city today". However, after this performance he always sang about "bright skies".
  • Shortly after the session, the studio versions of the tracks were released on iTunes and  YouTube. The live performance was also uploaded on Blur's YouTube channel:

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