Blur perform new songs ‘I Broadcast’ and ‘Ong Ong’ on ‘Later…’ – watch

Band were joined on first episode of new series by Laura Marling, The Vaccines and Natalie Prass

Blur debuted two songs from their new album ‘The Magic Whip’ on Later… with Jools Holland last night. Scroll down to watch the band play ‘I Broadcast’ and ‘Ong Ong’ now.

The band, who performed in front of a neon version of ‘The Magic Whip’ artwork, appeared on the first episode of the BBC music show’s latest series alongside Laura Marling, The Vaccines and Natalie Prass plus Songhoy Blues and Davina And The Vagabonds. An extended hour-long edition of the show will be broadcast on Friday evening (April 17).

Blur release new album ‘The Magic Whip’ on April 27, their first full-length since 2003’s ‘Think Tank’ and their first to feature guitarist Graham Coxon throughout since 1999’s ’13’.

They have shared a number of songs from the record, including ‘Lonesome Street’ as well as the album track ‘There Are Too Many Of Us’ and lead single ‘Go Out’.

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