Ahead of the band's special live session at Maida Vale on 31 July 2012, Steve Lamacq and the 6 Music team have dug out some great photos and some classic bits of Blur memorabilia. What Blur memories do you have? Email your photos to email@example.com
Blur performing at Peel Acres
Damon and Graham play live on John Peel's patio during their Radio 1 session in 1997.
Damon Albarn with John Peel and Steve Lamacq
Hanging out at Peel Acres in 1997 during Blur's Radio 1 live session.
Blur with John Peel and family at Peel Acres in 1997
Damon, Graham, Alex and Dave with John Peel and family at Blur's 1997 Peel Acres session.
There's No Other Way promo vinyl - 1991
Here's Lammo's copy of There's No Other Way on 12" vinyl, sent by Food Records in 1991.
Parklife Goes Gold
Here's Lammo's gold plaque from Blur's label celebrating 100,000 sales of Parklife.
Blur Demo Tapes - Property of Steve Lamacq!
Here's just a handful of the Blur demo tapes Lammo has received over the years.
Blur's Mile End Ratchet
A good old-fashioned football ratchet - first sold at Blur's 1995 Mile End gig.
B.L.U.R. football t-shirt
Official tee from Blur's infamous 1995 gig at Mile End stadium.
Parklife - a first class album on a first class stamp
Part of a series of postage stamps released in January 2010 featuring classic LP covers.