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Blur Star James Planning Rival World Cup Song

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES and his side project FAT LES are so disgusted EMBRACE have been chosen to sing the England team's anthem for this summer's (06) soccer World Cup, they are planning to write...

New Blur Album To Rival Foo Fighters

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES insists their upcoming album is so strong, rockers THE FOO FIGHTERS will "wet their pants" when they hear it. James, DAMON ALBARN and drummer DAVE ROWNTREE have been working on their...

Coxon Blames Ex-bandmates For Split

Ex-BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON blames his former bandmates for not noticing his alcoholism and helping him. Coxon quit the group in 2002 after his relationship with DAMON ALBARN, ALEX JAMES and DAVE ROWNTREE collapsed. He...

Blur Star Praises Gorillaz

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES adores animated band GORILLAZ , even though he thinks their creator, his bandmate DAMON ALBARN, is a "c**t". James is happy to swallow his pride in the light of the DIRTY...

James Hints At Blur Tension

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is struggling to deal with bandmate DAMON ALBARN's success with his side project GORILLAZ. James is disgruntled Albarn's animated sidekicks have taken the charts by storm, because the DIRTY HARRY...

Gallagher Retracts Blur Aids Attack

OASIS guitarist NOEL GALLAGHER has apologised for wishing AIDS on members of BLUR at the height of the bands' rivalry in the mid-1990s. The WONDERWALL rocker insists he was tricked into making the controversial...

Blur Cancel Intimate London Gig

British rockers BLUR have cancelled a London live show because they don't feel ready to perform on stage yet. Remaining members DAMON ALBARN, ALEX JAMES and DAVE ROWNTREE - guitarist GRAHAM COXON was sacked...

Bassist Confirms Blur Album

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES has confirmed the British rockers will begin recording a new album this month (DEC05) - even though he finds reunions with remaining bandmates DAMON ALBARN and DAVE ROWNTREE stressful. The...

Coxon's Anguish At Blur Chart-topper

BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON was so unprepared for the surge in popularity the band enjoyed when they scored their first number one single ten years ago, he tried to jump out of a window....

Blur Star's Coconut-hurling Outrage

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES caused an outrage at his local village fete - when he proved to be so skilled on the coconut shy he had to be banned from the game. The BEETLEBUM...

Blur In Legal Battle

Bassist ALEX JAMES was desperate to reunite BLUR for the upcoming LIVE 8 gig in London - but instead of rocking out together, they are suing each other. The Britpop hitmakers are at the...

James Goes Science

BLUR rocker ALEX JAMES is ready to swap music for a career as a full-time space scientist. The bassist combined his two great loves when he composed the signature tune of British space project...

Siouxsie Sioux Wins Mojo Icon Award At Star-studded Bash

Punk star SIOUXSIE SIOUX took the top award at the MOJO HONOURS LIST in London last night (16JUN05) - beating out competition from legends including DAVID BOWIE, MARC BOLAN and THE RAMONES. The SIOUXSIE...

Blur Star Begs For Glastonbury Pass

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES' bid to join Britain's GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL crowd nearly ended in humiliation, because security refused to let him enter without a pass. The BEETLEBUM musician - who headlined the legendary event...

Blur's Alex Celebrates Birth Of Geronimo

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is celebrating the birth of his first child - and the eccentric star has named his son GERONIMO. The TENDER star also informed friends of family that wife CLAIRE NEAT...

Blur Spend Christmas Hoping For Mars Contact

Rockers BLUR are set to spend Christmas Day (25DEC03) in an observatory waiting for contact from Mars. The THINK TANK group plan to ditch the traditional turkey lunch in favour of the JODRELL BANK...

Alex James: Blur Turned Down Heavy Metal Tour

BLUR singer DAMON ALBARN was urged by record bosses to leave the group - because he refused to tour with heavy metal bands. The PARKLIFE hitmakers were scheduled to play with a stream of...

Blur Bassist To Be A Dad

Handsome BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is expecting his first child with wife CLAIRE NEAT next month (NOV03). The couple married earlier this year (03) and are now looking forward to becoming parents for the...

Blur Disappointed By Album Reaction

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is disappointed his group's new album failed to set the charts alight - because he thinks it's their best work ever. THINK TANK - Blur's seventh album - was warmly...

Blur's Mercury Fury

British rockers BLUR have reacted furiously to their new album THINK TANK's omission from the MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE shortlist. The critically acclaimed album was overlooked for the prestigious British gong despite a warm critical...

Blur Struggle To Accept Reviews

THINK TANK album-makers BLUR feel frustrated by reviews of their albums - because a real appreciation takes longer. The PARKLIFE band, who took four years to make their last album, believe listeners will get...

Graham Coxon Return To Blur?

Errant BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON will return to the chart-topping rockers - according to bassist ALEX JAMES. The floppy-haired star said at a recent KINGS OF LEON gig that although he had not recently...

Blur's Alex James: Britain's First Space Tourist?

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES has been offered the chance to become Britain's first space tourist. The SONG 2 player was approached by SPACE ADVENTURES, a company planning to launch the first ever privately-funded mission...

Blur Go Out Of This World

Sexy BLUR heart-throb ALEX JAMES is throwing away his bass guitar in favour of a pair of thick-rimmed spectacles. The handsome OUT OF TIME performer will be making a guest appearance as a science...

Carrots + Champagne Diet For Blur Star Alex

BLUR star ALEX JAMES has found the secret to guzzling champagne without getting sick - carrots. The bass player and full-time party person, who once confessed to drinking two bottles of champagne a day...

Damon's Graham Regret

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN insists ousted guitarist GRAHAM COXON is himself to blame for the fact he's no longer in the band - but despite that they pair are still good pals. The OUT...

Albarn Deemed More Influential Than Tony Blair

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN has been deemed more influential than British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR - by his bandmate ALEX JAMES. OUT OF TIME bassist James was surprised to see the amount of attention...

Blur Alex's Wedding Nearly Out Of Time

BLUR star ALEX JAMES has married - but only after an anxious wait for his bride CLAIRE NEATE. The SONG 2 hitmaker was waiting at the altar for a nervy fifteen minutes for his...

Coxon Slates The New Blur Album

Former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON has criticised the band's new album THINK TANK - claiming hearing it made him glad he's no longer in the band The CHEMICAL WORLD hitmaker departed the group under...

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