Blur set to release new compilation

Double CD spans band's 'Midlife'

Blur are set to release a new compilation to coincide with their summer comeback shows.

The double CD ‘Midlife: A Beginners Guide To Blur’ is released on June 15, and features 25 tracks.

Apparently it has been aimed at those who missed the band first time around, before their recent reformation, with a statement explaining that “the collection has been designed as an introduction for those who might have missed out on Blur‘s prolific recording career”.

The tracklisting is:

CD1
‘Beetlebum’
‘Girls & Boys’
‘For Tomorrow’
‘Coffee & TV’
‘Out Of Time’
‘Blue Jeans’
‘Song 2’
‘Bugman’
‘He Thought Of Cars’
‘Death Of A Party’
‘The Universal’
‘Sing’
‘This Is A Low’

CD2
‘Tender’
‘She’s So High’
‘Chemical World’
‘Good Song’
‘Parklife’
‘Advert’
‘Popscene’
‘Stereotypes’
‘Trimm Trabb’
‘Badhead’
‘Strange News From Another Star’
Battery In Your Leg’

It will be the band’s first compilation since 2000’s ‘The Best Of Blur’.