Damon Albarn has announced details of a brand new project.
Titled The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows, it sees the Blur frontman inspired by Icelandic landscapes and takes its name from the John Clare poem Love and Memory.
Featuring orchestral instrumentation, electronics, vocals and piano, it’ll be performed with an ensemble on a tour of European concert halls in May and June 2020.
The dates read:
17 Brussels, Belgium – Bozar
18 Brussels, Belgium – Bozar
20 Budapest, Hungary – Mupa
21 Eindhoven, Netherlands – Muziekgebouw
23 Paris, France – Philharmonie
24 Paris, France – Philharmonie
25 Lyon, France – Auditorium – Orchestre National de Lyon
26 London, England – Barbican
27 Nantes, France – Cité des Congrès
29 Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Philharmonie
31 Dublin, Ireland – National Concert Hall
01 Dublin, Ireland – National Concert Hall