Blur perform acoustic version of ‘Tender’ with Jimmy Fallon – watch

The Britpop band went straight to Number One in the UK with 'The Magic Whip' over the weekend

Blur have performed an acoustic rendition of their 1999 classic ‘Tender’.

The band, who went straight to Number One in the UK with new album ‘The Magic Whip’ over the weekend (May 3), ran through the track backstage at Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show, following their appearance on the US late-night programme last week (May 1).

Watch this performance, which includes a collaboration with Fallon and others, below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r98swqOC_IM

Blur have also announced that they’ll play a trio of headline dates in Glasgow, Blackpool and Llandudno this summer. See below for full dates and venue information. The gigs will act as warm-up for the band’s headline set at the Isle Of Wight festival in June.

Blur will also headline British Summer Time in London’s Hyde Park on June 20. They have also been announced as a headliner for this year’s Benicàssim festival in Spain.

Drummer Dave Rowntree has claimed that Blur will not be headlining Glastonbury this year.

Blur will play the following headline dates:

Glasgow Barrowlands (June 9)
Blaccpool Empress Ballroom (10)
Llandudno Cymru Arena (11)

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