Video of the Moment #1778: Blur

By on Friday, 3rd April 2015 at 6:00 pm
 

Ah yes, Blur. Damon Albarn never seems to fully go away, does he? And I suppose with a new Blur album on its way on the 27th of April on Parlophone, there’s reason for them to be mucking about on the interwebs. This time, they’ve revealed the number ‘There Are Too Many of Us’, which Albarn reportedly penned the lyrics to while he was in Australia during the Sydney Siege back in December 2014.

The promo for the song seems strangely too simplistic for the supposed subject matter – Alex James looks a bit too relaxed smoking as a fag as he plays bass, and Graham Coxon seems less than enthused. And after all, we’re used to seeing Albarn turned into a cartoon or playing with toy skulls, am I right? l Dunno. Maybe I’m looking at this too critically, since the video is literally of the band performing the song and it’s without bells and whistles? (And I’m not counting the Instagram-y polka-dotted frames overlaid on the video that just scream low production values.) Watch the video below.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQQObIQ63T0[/youtube]

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