Blur at Hyde Park - in photos

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Blur at Hyde Park - in photos

Blur took to the stage for a triumphant gig at London's Hyde Park (August 12) to celebrate the end of the Olympics.

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Blur at Hyde Park - in photos

Terry Hall leads The Specials, though Jerry Dammers did not take part in the show.

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Blur at Hyde Park - in photos

The crows soaks up The Specials' set, including firm favourites like 'Friday Night, Saturday Morning' and 'Concrete Jungle'.

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Blur at Hyde Park - in photos

Hyde Parklife.

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New Order play, minus bassist Peter Hook. Lead singer Bernard Sumner takes the crowd through tracks including Joy Division's 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'.

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Blur at Hyde Park - in photos

Jack Steadman of Bombay Bicycle Club warms up the crowd early in the afternoon.

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A fan waves a Union Jack flag as the Olympics come to an end.

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Bombay open with 'How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep', and close with 'Shuffle'.

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Is that Bradley Wiggins hiding behind those sunglasses?

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Damon sings 'Under The Westway', literally under the Westway (or at least a replica of it).

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Damon reaches out to the crowd, taking in the atmosphere at Hyde Park.

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This pose obviously made a lot of sense to this chap at the time. We've all been there.

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For 'Parklife', Harry Enfield appeared on stage dressed as a tea lady. We hope he's washed his hands.

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Fans react positively, to say the least.

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Damon tries his hand at Usain Bolt arms. He doesn't quite get it right.

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Phil Daniels takes to the stage for his cameo in 'Parklife'.

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Alex James closes his eyes and thinks of cheese.

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The set closes with a trio of songs, including 'Under the Westway', 'For Tomorrow' and 'The Universal'.

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