Watch Blur Bring "Pyongyang" and "Beetlebum" to Williamsburg

by Brice Ezell

8 May 2015

Blur brought plenty of tracks new and old -- in addition to massive squalls of feedback -- to their recent gig at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg.

Following several videos PopMatters has shared this week of Blur’s end-of-April concert at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg—including “Ghost Ship”/“Song 2”, “Lonesome Street”/“New World Towers”, and “Go Out”/“Trouble at the Message Centre”—we have two additional video captures of the gig. This time around, Blur perform “Pyongyang”, from their recent LP The Magic Whip, and “Beetlebum”, which comes from their 1997 self-titled album. The latter concludes in a massive feedback finale—check your computer speakers, we don’t want any ruptured eardrums on our hands.

The Magic Whip is out now via Parlophone; read PopMatters’ 7 out of 10 review here.

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