Blur at Hyde Park – in photos

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

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