Blur has just shared a couple of bonus tracks from their comeback album, Darren’s songTitled “The Rabbi” and “The Swan”. The songs appear on the deluxe edition of their first LP in eight years, which arrived just a few days earlier.
While “The Rabbi” talks about being lost and wondering about the “heroes of tomorrow,” “The Swan” is more personal. On the final track, Damon Albarn sings about always being with someone even after a relationship ends with lyrics like, “Do you miss me now that I’m gone? / Know I’ll always be here / Even though I should let you go.” Stream both songs below.
Albarn spoke with a result about making BtoOh Mister Darren For our latest cover story. He described the project as “the first legitimate project [Blur] album since then [1999’s] 13Because of the collaboration with guitarist Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree who brought it all together.
Darren’s song It was preceded by the singles “St. Charles Square” and “The Narcissist”. In our review of the album, associate editor Paolo Ragusa called it “the band’s statement of resilience and unbreakable respect for one another”.
Blur is currently on its first tour since 2015; Get tickets here. Meanwhile, Albarn also revealed to a result He has another opera in the making.