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    Wed, 27 Jun 2012 13:24:06

    Blur to Debut Two Songs Via Twitter Live Video Stream on July 2 - Mark your calendars

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    British rockers Blur will debut two new songs next Monday, July 2, in a live video stream performance on Twitter. New songs? Live? Via Twitter? Bring it, boys!

    The band will perform "Under the Westway" and "The Puritan," written for their gig at Hyde Park gig on Aug. 12, which closes the Olympic Games in London. Damon Albarn and co. will perform live from a secret U.K. location and it will be broadcast around the world on Twitter.com/blurofficial at 6:15 PM BST [1:15 ET (NYC)/10:15am PT (LA)].

    An interview with the band will follow the performance of the first track. Then they will debut the second song at 7:15 PM. Both songs will then be immediately available to download.

    Here's a teaser...


    Will you be tuning, er tweeting, in?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    06.27.12



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