They’re going to see how it goes…
Jason Gregory

12:57 7th June 2007

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Following a week of intense tabloid speculation, members of Blur have confirmed that the band will enter the studio later this year.

Speaking to The Independent, the band’s drummer, Dave Rowntree said timidly that the group would see how studio sessions turn out before committing themselves to the project.

He said: “We will spend one week recording and see what happens. We're dipping our toes in the water. We have not made any decision but we'll see how we feel and if the spark is there.”

Although, Rowntree didn’t confirm whether ex-Blur guitarist and solo star Graham Coxon – who left the band in 2002 - would be joining he sessions, Blur’s bass player, Alex James, did suggest that Coxon was keen to be involved.

The bass player said: “I do sincerely hope (there's a full reunion) but there's no point in doing it unless all of us want to because that was what was so good about it."

He added: "I'm hoping that it'll happen but there's nothing set in stone."

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