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Damon Albarn announces new project 'The Nearer The Fountain'


The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows has been unveiled as the new project from singer, songwriter and composer Damon Albarn.

The project, which has been inspired by the landscapes of Iceland, arrives on June 3rd, 2020, at the iconic London Palladium. Albarn, who has been a frequent visitor to Iceland for almost three decades, has in this time found musical inspiration in its nature and landscapes.

This new piece—directly commuicatingAlbarn’s long-time love for Iceland—will see the musician perform this very personal piece in its entirety with an ensemble and specially commissioned visuals. The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows will first premiere at Bozar in Brussels on 17 May.

The 15 date European tour will conclude with a return to Iceland for a special concert in Reykjavik’s Harpa on 12 June 2020.

Tour Dates – The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows:

17 May – Brussels, Bozar
18 May – Brussels, Bozar
20 May – Budapest, Mupa
21 May – Eindhoven, Muziekgebouw
23 May – Paris, Philharmonie
24 May – Pairs, Philharmonie
25 May – Lyon, Auditorium – Orchestre National de Lyon
26 May – London, Barbican
27 May – Nantes, Cité des Congrès
29 May – Luxembourg, Philharmonie
31 May – Dublin, National Concert Hall
1 June – Dublin, National Concert Hall
3 June – London, Palladium
10 June – Copenhage, K.B. Hallen
12 June – Reykjavik, Harpa