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the futility of religion with incredible simplicity as he sings, “There are too many of us / In tiny houses, here and there / Just passing out somewhere / But you don’t care / There are too many of us / It’s plain to see / We all believe in praying / For our immortality.”
While The Magic Whip features guitarist Graham Coxon back in the fold for the first time since Blur’s 1999 album 13, the track’s reverbed vocals, waltzed pace and doom-and-gloom lyrics sound more like Albarn’s dub side project The Good, the Bad and the Queen.
The video, directed by Blur and edited by Matt Cronin, was filmed during the band’s rehearsals this month as they prepare for a number of high-profile festival-headlining gigs, including the first major show of their latest reunion at London’s Hyde Park on June 20th. However, before that, Blur will debut The Magic Whip live in its entirety Friday night at a “secret” small club show in West London, the band .