Blur Announce New Album The Ballad of Darren, Share New Song “The Narcissist”: Listen
Blur have announced a new album. The Ballad of Darren is out July 21 via Parlophone. It’s the band’s first new album in eight years following 2015’s The Magic Whip. Today’s announcement arrives with the new song “The Narcissist.” Check out the song, and the album’s artwork from photographer Martin Parr, below. Each member of the band shared a brief summary of the record in a statement.
The band is playing this year’s Primavera Sound and will headline two Wembley Stadium shows in July. Before then, they have a show tomorrow in their hometown Colchester, Essex at the Colchester Arts Centre.
The Ballad of Darren:
01 The Ballad
02 St Charles Square
04 Russian Strings
05 The Everglades (For Leonard)
06 The Narcissist
07 Goodbye Albert
08 Far Away Island
10 The Heights