Pitchblack Playback: Blur 'The Ballad Of Darren' (Deluxe)

Please arrive by event start time as latecomers will not be admitted

Pitchblack Playback's Best Albums Of 2023 series continues with one of their trademark listening sessions in the dark for Blur's acclaimed 'The Ballad Of Darren' — their first album in 8 years. Hear this formidable return in all its glory played loud in uncompressed 24-bit audio through every speaker of our Screen One sound system for you to hear and feel every nuance. No distractions; just you and the music.

"'[The Ballad Of Darren] finds late-life Blur on eloquent, emotional form. It’s an album that often looks back, while summoning textures and nuances that only add to their toolkit." - The Guardian

"This sounds great” — Rick Rubin
"It’s the way I remember experiencing music when I was a teenager, turning out the lights and just allowing myself to be carried away by the music" — Steven Wilson
"A fabulous idea" — Jay Kay, Jamiroquai
"I have an out-of-body experience every time I go" — Jonny, artist manager

Ticket includes Pitchblack Playback eye mask for extra darkness.

As recommended by The Guardian, GQ, Time Out, Metro and Newsweek.