10k tickets of Blurs reunion gig sold within two minutes!

December 13th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Dec 13 (ANI): Nearly ten thousand tickets of English rock band Blurs reunion gig were snapped up within two minutes, according to sellers.

The tickets available for the July 3 concert in Hyde Park went on sale Friday morning and were snapped up within moments.

Out of 50,000 tickets, forty thousand were available on Thursday, a day before the remarkable sale, on a special pre-sale promotion by Absolute Radio.

And out of the 40,000 tickets, 30,000 had already been bought on phones within few hours, while the remaining 10,0000 were snapped up within two minute on Friday.

“We”ve seen am unprecedented demand in ticket sales, the Telegraph quoted a spokesperson for Absolute Radio as saying.

“The phones were in meltdown and we sold 30,000 tickets within a couple of hours.

“The rest sold out this morning in two minutes so Live Nation have added another date,” the spokesperson added. (ANI)

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