June 25, 2012 -
Blur confirm the release of "Under
The Westway" and
Over the last week, Blur have
teased fans by uploading
special images on Facebook and Twitter related to their
new songs, "Under The Westway" and "The Puritan".
Today, the band have finally confirmed that these
tracks will be released as a digital download on Monday, July
2. A limited edition 7" single will follow a month later, on
August 6. The artwork for the single is apparently still not
On the release day, Blur will
perform the songs live from a secret rooftop location in
performance will be video streamed live on Blur's
Twitter page at
6:15pm BST ("Under The Westway") and 7:15pm ("The Puritan").
Between the songs, the band will answer the fans' questions
which can be sent to @blurofficial. After the session, the
studio versions of the songs will become available to download.
YouTube for exclusive
comments from Alex about the new songs, upcoming live gigs and
the future of Blur.
Update added July 12, 2012:
CD single announced
requests [link down], the single is also getting a CD release on
August 6. The CD is limited to 5,000 copies and will be sold
[link down]. The tracklisting contains three bonus tracks:
1. Under The
2. Under The
3. Under The Westway (Instrumental)
4. The Puritan
5. The Puritan (Instrumental)