Watch Blur's Graham Coxon Join Gorillaz Onstage for "Song 2"

Coxon and Damon Albarn were founding members of Britpop legends Blur

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Watch Blur's Graham Coxon Join Gorillaz Onstage for "Song 2"

Graham Coxon, guitarist of Britpop legends Blur, joined bandmate Damon Albarn onstage during Albarn’s Gorillaz performance at the Demon Dayz Fest in Los Angeles on Oct. 20. The two gave a ripping rendition of Blur’s world-conquering anthem “Song 2.”

Coxon and Albarn formed Blur in the late ‘80s, and the band came to prominence as part of the “Britpop explosion” of the mid-’90s, where they competed in tense chart battles with fellow British brats Oasis. Albarn started Gorillaz in 1998 as a collaboration with comic-book artist Jamie Hewlett, who designed the band’s iconic animated characters. Albarn reformed Gorillaz in 2017 following a five-year hiatus. The Now Now, released earlier this year, was the band’s second album since reforming.

Watch fan-shot footage of the “Song 2” performance below.

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