Blur to play special secret album launch show next week

12 March 2015, 17:05 | Updated: 12 March 2015, 17:14

The band are to premiere their long-awaited new album, The Magic Whip, at a special secret show next Friday, 20 March.

The one-off show will start at 7pm at a "small club in West London"  and the only way to get tickets is to take part in a competition at

The winners will be picked at random on Wednesday 18 March.

The Magic Whip is Blur's eighth studio album and will be released on 27 April. They will headline London's Hyde Park as part of Barclaycard British Summertime on 20 June.