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Damon Albarn Wants France Move Over Brexit Vote

Damon Albarn wants to quit the UK over Brexit.The former Blur musician has been left bitterly disappointed by the way the country has gone since the vote to leave the European Union, and he's channeled...

Damon Albarn Wishes He'd Spoken Out With His Music Before Brexit

Damon Albarn wishes he'd got political with his music before Brexit.The former Blur star - whose supergroup The Good, The Bad & The Queen will release its new album 'Merrie Land' this month - has...

Damon Albarn Reveals His Plan To 'Disappear'

Damon Albarn plans to ''disappear'' from the pop scene.The 50-year-old star has revealed he is preparing to leave the genre ''for a few years'' and will instead head to Africa to work on a new...

Graham Coxon: Briptop Was Really Dull For Guitarist

Graham Coxon said Britpop was ''f***ing really dull'' for guitarists.The Blur musician insisted with the exception of artists like Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, most of them seemed to be ''there to back up a female vocalist'',...

Damon Albarn Wished He Worked With John Lennon

Damon Albarn wishes he could have worked with his idol John Lennon.The Blur and Gorillaz star says the late Beatles frontman - who was shot dead outside his New York home in 1980, aged just...

Paul Mccartney Responds To Damon Albarn's Kanye West Warning

Sir Paul McCartney ''wouldn't'' have listened to Damon Albarn after he claimed to have warned him against working with Kanye West.The Blur frontman wasn't pleased when he found out The Beatles legend had agreed to...

Alex James: I Don't Think You Can Be In An Indie Band Anymore

Alex James gets more of a buzz creating new recipes on his Cotswolds farm to touring with Blur these days.The Britpop group's 49-year-old bassist - who is also an award-winning cheesemaker - admits that being...

Damon Albarn: Blur Will Definitely Reform

Damon Albarn has hinted Blur could make another album together in the future.The 50-year-old star - who completed the iconic Britpop group with Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree - admitted he is certain...

Blur Will 'Definitely' Reunite

Blur will ''definitely'' reunite to perform their hits again ''at some point''. Damon Albarn, the Britpop band's frontman, has admitted he would ''hate to think'' that he wouldn't ever play alongside the group's members Graham...

Damon Albarn Suffers Wild Partying Nightmares

Damon Albarn still suffers nightmares about his wild partying days - but is pleased he has patched up his differences with Noel Gallagher. The Blur frontman has bad dreams about his alcohol-fuelled hedonistic lifestyle in...

The Good, The Bad, And The Queen Album Coming This Year

Damon Albarn has confirmed The Good, The Bad, and The Queen will release a new album this year.The Blur and Gorillaz frontman - who is joined in the supergroup by The Clash's Paul Simonon, The...

Alex James Slams Old Rockers

Alex James has branded ageing rock stars as ''grotesque caricatures''.The 49-year-old Blur bassist - who is also an award-winning cheesemaker - thinks it is ''important'' he has interests away from the band because he doesn't...

Damon Albarn Warned Paul Mccartney Not To Work With Kanye West

Damon Albarn claims he warned Sir Paul McCartney not to work with Kanye West.The Blur frontman wasn't pleased when he found out The Beatles legend had agreed to team up with the rapper on the...

Damon Albarn: I'm Permanently Dissatisfied With My Voice

Damon Albarn is ''permanently dissatisfied'' with his voice.The 50-year-old rocker has warned fans of Gorillaz - the virtual band he setup with comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - that their forthcoming LP 'The Now Now'...

Liam Gallagher Remembers Manchester Terror Attack Victims

Liam Gallagher paid tribute to those who died in the Manchester terror attack during a hometown show at the Parklife festival.The former Oasis star performed at the annual event at Heaton Park on Sunday (10.06.18),...

Damon Albarn Turned Down Prince Collaboration

Damon Albarn turned down the chance to collaborate with Prince - because he didn't allow him to smoke in the studio.The Blur frontman decided against working with the late music legend - who passed away...

Damon Albarn Promises New The Good, The Bad And The Queen Album Very Soon

Damon Albarn has confirmed a new album from The Good, The Bad & The Queen will be out soon.The 50-year-old musician formed the rock supergroup with The Clash's Paul Simonon, The Verve's Simon Tong, and...

Graham Coxon Sees No Reason For Blur Reunion

Graham Coxon sees no reason for Blur to make another record after releasing 'The Magic Whip' in 2015.The Britpop legends - also made up of Damon Albarn, Alex James and Dave Rowntree - played a...

Damon Albarn To Record With Noel Gallagher

Damon Albarn will feature on Noel Gallagher's next solo album.The two men's former groups, Blur and Oasis, were bitter rivals in the 1990s, but the pair have buried the hatchet in recent years, and after...

Matt Bellamy And Brian Cox's Beatles Tribute Act Set For Teenage Cancer Trust

Matt Bellamy's Beatles tribute super-group will support Roger Daltrey at his Teenage Cancer Trust show later this month.The Muse frontman will lead the outfit called Dr. Pepper's Jaded Hearts Club Band - a pun on...

Liam Gallagher Blames Noel's 'Dark' Wife For Oasis Ending

Liam Gallagher has blamed his brother Noel Gallagher's wife for ending Oasis - branding her a ''dark'' person.The 45-year-old singer has logged on to his Twitter account to tell his 2.85 million followers that his...

Blur Haven't Talked About Doing Another Album

Graham Coxon says Blur ''haven't'' talked about doing another record.The 48-year-old musician says the iconic rock band are busy with their own projects at the moment, he's just done announced he's recorded the soundtrack for...

Noel Gallagher And More Join Gorillaz On Stage At The O2

Noel Gallagher, Graham Coxon, Jehnny Beth, Shaun Ryder and more joined Gorillaz on stage at The O2.The former Oasis star played guitar and sang along with Damon Albarn's animated band and fellow collaborators Blur's Graham...

Noel Gallagher Misses Music 'Joy'

Noel Gallagher misses the ''raging joy'' in music.The 50-year-old rocker has lamented the ''golden age'' of pop, when people didn't pay attention to a song's lyrics and just wanted to lose themselves in the track,...

Liam Gallagher Slams Damon Albarn For Noel Gallagher Collaboration

Liam Gallagher has hit out at Damon Albarn calling him a ''gobshi*e'' for turning his brother Noel Gallagher into a ''massive girl''.The Blur frontman and the former Oasis guitarist, both 49, have collaborated on Gorillaz...

Damon Albarn Rules Out 'Ever' Working With Adele Again

Damon Albarn won't ''ever work'' with Adele again.The Blur frontman spent time in the studio with the 'Hello' hitmaker in 2015 making potential songs for her album '25', but none of them made the final...

Damon Albarn Wants To Be Hologram

Damon Albarn hopes to live on as a hologram after his death.The 49-year-old singer is fascinated by the fact his animated band Gorillaz have recorded with a number of now-deceased stars, including Bobby Womack, Lou...

Gorillaz Channel Earth, Wind And Fire On New Lp

Damon Albarn intended for the new Gorillaz album to be like funk band Earth, Wind and Fire.The virtual band - created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - have just...

Gorlliaz Channel Earth, Wind And Fire

Damon Albarn intended for the new Gorillaz album to be like Earth, Wind and Fire.The virtual band - created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - have just announced their...

Gorillaz' Album Track-list Leaks Online

Gorillaz' track-listing for their forthcoming album has leaked online.The virtual band - created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and comic book artist Jamie Hewlett - have already released the anti-Donald Trump song 'Halleluljah Money' from...

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