Blur to release 'Live At The Budokan' album recorded at 1995 Japan gig

Album will be released on August 11

Blur to release 'Live At The Budokan' album recorded at 1995 Japan gig

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Blur will release a recording of their 1995 gig at The Budokan in Tokyo this August.

The album, titled 'Live At The Budokan', will come out on August 11. The album artwork can be seen above while a live version of 'Yuko And Hiro' can be heard via the video at the bottom of the page.

Blur's gig at The Budokan was part of The Great Escape Tour and saw the band play to 20,000 people on November 8, 1995. Though it came out in Japan, the album was never officially released in the UK. The recordings have been remastered by Frank Arkwright at London's Abbey Road Studios.

The 'Live At The Budokan' tracklisting is:

'The Great Escape'
'Jubilee'
'Popscene'
'End Of A Century'
'Tracy Jacks'
'Mr Robinson's Quango'
'To The End'
'Fade Away'
'It Could Be You'
'Stereotypes'
'She's So High'
'Girls & Boys'
'Advert'
'Intermission'
'Bank Holiday'
'For Tomorrow'
'Country House'
'This Is A Low'
'Supa Shoppa'
'Yuko And Hiro'
'He Thought Of Cars'
'Coping'
'Globe Alone'
'Parklife'
'The Universal'


Meanwhile, Blur frontman Damon Albarn was joined onstage by bandmate Graham Coxon during his Latitude headline set earlier this month (July 19), bringing out the guitarist for an encore of 'Tender'.

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