Blur are to launch each a live performance movie and a documentary charting their 2023 reunion.
The ‘Parklife’ hitmakers – comprising Damon Albarn, Dave Rowntree, Graham Coxon and Alex James – acquired again collectively for his or her first album in eight years, ‘The Ballad of Darren’, and various stay reveals, together with two large gigs at London’s Wembley Stadium, final yr, and followers will get to alleviate the most important moments with the brand new tasks.
In response to Display Day by day, gross sales and distribution firm Altitude have added the 2 titles to their European Movie Market (EFM) slate, with each movies set to be launched in cinemas within the UK and Eire later this yr.
The feature-length documentary will come first, adopted by the ‘Blur: Stay At Wembley Stadium’ live performance movie.
Each will probably be directed by Toby L, who helmed the promo for the group’s 2023 single ‘St. Charles Sq.’, in addition to live performance movies from the likes of Liam Gallagher, Foals, and Olivia Rodrigo. Josh Connolly will produce by way of Up The Sport, who additionally labored on the beforehand talked about musical specials.
The information comes just some weeks after frontman Damon declared it was nearly time for Blur to “wrap up” once more.
Chatting with French publication Les Inrockuptibles, as translated by Far Out journal, he stated: “It’s time to wrap up this marketing campaign.
“It’s an excessive amount of for me. It was the proper factor to do and an immense honour to play these songs once more, spend time with these guys, make an album, blah-blah-blah.”
He added: “I’m not saying I received’t do it once more, it was an exquisite success, however I’m not dwelling on the previous.”
Damon has an opera popping out and he’s getting ready to start out work on one other album along with his animated group Gorillaz with Jamie Hewlett.