April 14, 2010
NEW SONG FROM BLUR
1000 COPIES OF FOOLíS DAY ON VINYL THIS SATURDAY
Foolís Day a new song from
Blur will be released on a limited edition one-sided 7 inch
vinyl single on April 17, 2010 through Parlophone Records.
Recorded in London earlier
this month, Foolís Day is the first song 4 members of Blur
have recorded together since Battery In Your Leg from the
album Think Tank (2003).
Foolís Day is available in
the UK at independent music retailers participating in Record
Store Day. 1000 copies have been pressed and will be available
as independent record shops around the UK open their doors on
"We want independent record
stores to continue - they're an important part of our musical
culture. Music is a simple way for Blur to show our support
and we hope people like it". - Damon Albarn
The aim of Record Store Day
is to highlight the continuing contribution of indie stores to
music. ďThis release just shows how big Record Store Day has
become and I for one canít wait to be in the thick of the
action come Saturday morning" Spencer Hickman on behalf of
Record Store Day.
added April 17, 2010:
Foolís Day is available from
www.blur.co.uk at midnight
this evening, Saturday April 17, 2010.
Blurís manager Chris Morrison has said it is important that
the song was made available to fans legally. "To avoid fans
having to illegally obtain an inferior copy of this track from
pirate sites Ė we have made it freely available through the