New Blur song- Under The Westway

Blur have written a performed a new song- Under The Westway, the first new material since 2009’s  Fools Day, released for record store day.

Graham Coxon and Damon Albarn performed the acoustic piano and guitar song at the Shepherds Bush Empire on February 19 at the climax of a three song set for a War Child sponsored pre-Brit Awards party.

At the start Damon says: “We wrote this song down the road a few weeks ago. It has a lot of words.” It starts with a marching piano reminiscent of John Lennon’s Imagine – Don’t know how well nestling on to Oasis’ Beatles territory will hang with the Gallaghers, lads.

Blur receive the Outstanding Contribution to Music award at this year’s Brit’s where they are set to perform five songs a s a full band.

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