“Polaris,” the lead track and accompanying live performance film from Damon Albarn‘s upcoming new album, The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows, has been released. To accompany the song’s release, the first in a series of special, cinematic films entitled “Sublime Boulevards – Performance Films” launched yesterday (Tuesday, July 6th) on YouTube.
The clip features a performance by Albarn with a full live band alongside a string quartet, captured in black and white.
The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows album will be released on November 12th and features 11 tracks. The album title is taken from a John Clare poem “Love and Memory.”