Blur reveal plans to play warm-up gigs in Wales and Scotland – watch

Band will headline British Summer Time festival in London this June

Damon Albarn has revealed that Blur will play gigs in Scotland and Wales prior to their Hyde Park date in London this June.

As reported, Blur release new album ‘The Magic Whip’ in April and will headline British Summer Time in London’s Hyde Park on June 20.

Speaking to NME, in a video you can watch above, Albarn said: “We are going to do some gigs around the country prior to that, We’re going to play in Wales and Scotland. I’m really, really excited about playing the new record but at the same time we’ve got songs that we wouldn’t not want to play in a big field.”

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