Blur Remixes Up For Wide Release, Singer Lobbies Parliament

The re-mixes include nine tracks from the "Blur" album courtesy of Moby, Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore, Tortoise's John McEntire, William Orbit and Adrian Sherwood, among others.

The live disc has six songs from the "Peel Acres" Radio 1 session recorded live in radio guru John Peel's garden last year.

In other news, Blur singer Damon Albarn is urging the British government not to go forward with a plan to abolish student grants in favor of tuition fees. "NME" reports he'll be speaking at a lobby of Parliament on February 25.