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.
Photo: Richard Johnson/NME
Added: 13 Aug 2012
Terry Hall leads The Specials, though Jerry Dammers did not take part in the show.
The crows soaks up The Specials' set, including firm favourites like 'Friday Night, Saturday Morning' and 'Concrete Jungle'.
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'.
Jack Steadman of Bombay Bicycle Club warms up the crowd early in the afternoon.
A fan waves a Union Jack flag as the Olympics come to an end.
Bombay open with 'How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep', and close with 'Shuffle'.
Is that Bradley Wiggins hiding behind those sunglasses?
Damon sings 'Under The Westway', literally under the Westway (or at least a replica of it).
Damon reaches out to the crowd, taking in the atmosphere at Hyde Park.
This pose obviously made a lot of sense to this chap at the time. We've all been there.
For 'Parklife', Harry Enfield appeared on stage dressed as a tea lady. We hope he's washed his hands.
Fans react positively, to say the least.
Damon tries his hand at Usain Bolt arms. He doesn't quite get it right.
Phil Daniels takes to the stage for his cameo in 'Parklife'.
Alex James closes his eyes and thinks of cheese.
The set closes with a trio of songs, including 'Under the Westway', 'For Tomorrow' and 'The Universal'.
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