Watch Damon Albarn Finally Play “Song 2″ Without Blur

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 06.10.14 in News

The unthinkable occurred in Boston last night: Damon Albarn performed the one Blur single everyone knows without the rest of the band for the first time. The fan footage Pitchfork uncovered is shaky at best, but you’ll still get a sense of just how joyous it is to witness Albarn revisiting the only record he’ll ever get played at football stadiums. (The American version, not the European one; tracks like “Parklife” and “Girls & Boys” have most likely made their way into more than a few soccer matches over the years.)

Anyway, here’s evidence that Albarn isn’t as sad as his recent solo album suggests, presented alongside the original version…

Blur, 'Song 2'

via YouTube