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Watch exclusive clips and interviews from Blur's first US airing of The Magic Whip

05 May 2015, 09:43 | Written by Laurence Day

Blur performed at the Music Hall of Williamsburg Music Hall on 1 May, with a resounding setlist of new material and older hits.

New LP The Magic Whip was performed almost in its entirety, bar "Ice Cream Man" (apparently they've not figured out how that translates to the stage yet), as well as a bombardment of classics towards the end.

You can now watch exclusive clips of this show on Best Fit all week, with new videos, backstage interviews and live performances added daily. First up is "Ghost Ship" from their new LP, with frontman Damon Albarn embracing his bandmates ahead of the triumphant comeback, and a full-concert trailer.

There's also a blistering clip of showstopper and US mega-hit "Song 2", played for the first time on American soil in 15 years.

5 May: Concert trailer, "Song 2" and "Ghost Ship" performance videos added.

6 May: "New World Towers" footage has been added. Part 1 of the interview and "Lonesome Street" added.

7 May: The Backstage Interview joins the lineup. "Go Out" and "Trouble In The Message Centre" are also added.

8 May: "Pyongyang" and "Beetlebum" join the lineup.

9 May: The full show is available to watch, along with new interviews.

You can read Associate Editor Sam Briggs' review of the New York show here.

Blur's first album in 16 years as a quartet, The Magic Whip, is out now on Polydor. It hit number one in the charts


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