Dave Rowntree, Alex James, Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon of Blur
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Blur to perform at the London Olympics closing ceremony

Blur will perform at the London 2012 Olympics closing show in Hyde Park.

They are to be joined by New Order and The Specials.

The band is also due to be honoured at the Brit Awards on Tuesday for their Outstanding Contribution to Music.

BBC Radio 5 live's Colin Paterson announced the news to Breakfast.

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  • 21 Feb 2012