Latest Damon Albarn News - Page 12


Graham Coxon's Blur Hope

Graham Coxon wants to make a new Blur album.The guitarist has enjoyed reconciling with the Britpop icons following a series of summer concerts and wants to get back into the studio with bandmates Damon Albarn,...

Coxon Eyes New Blur Album

BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON has given fans fresh hope the band will stay together - he is planning to write a new album with frontman DAMON ALBARN.The Britpop pioneers reformed in December (08) after a...

Albarn Closes Door On Blur Reunion

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN has closed the door on a full scale reunion, revealing he and bandmates never healed the problems that caused their original split.The group reunited in December (08) after a six-year break...

Alex James' Confused Kids

Alex James' children think he is a conductor.The musician - who took part in UK TV show 'Maestro' last year, where celebrities had to learn how to conduct an orchestra - admits his four kids...

Alex James' 'Psychedelic' Cheese

Alex James makes "psychedelic" cheese.The Blur bassist became a dairy farmer when the group went on hiatus in 2003 and his newly-reconciled bandmates have been enjoying the fruits of his labour - with unexpected consequences.Guitarist...

Blur Right For Glastonbury

Blur insist it is "right" they are closing Glastonbury festival.The reformed Britpop group top the bill at the world-famous music event on Sunday (28.06.09) and insist they are an appropriate choice to end this year's...

Blur's New Jams

Blur are experimenting with new material.The reformed 'Parklife' hitmakers have previously insisted they are not planning to support their current reunion tour with new songs but bassist Alex James admits they have been jamming together...

Just Jack Wants Damon Track

Just Jack wants to collaborate with Damon Albarn.The British rapper is a huge admirer of the eclectic musician - who as well as fronting Blur also masterminded animated band Gorillaz and started The Good, The...

Lily Allen's Band Breaking Dad

Lily Allen claims her dad caused Blur to split.The 'Fear' star is a big fan of the reformed Britpop legends but believes her actor father Keith Allen's close friendship with bassist Alex James contributed to...

Blur: The Movie

Blur are set to be the stars of a new movie.The reformed Britpop group will be the subject of a feature-length documentary, which will show their steady rise to fame and the arguments that forced...

Blur Too Busy For Music

Blur are "too busy" to record a new album.The reformed Britpop legends are currently preparing for their comeback concerts, but guitarist Graham Coxon - who recently released his latest solo LP 'The Spinning Top' -...

Blur Reunion Was Settled Over Cake

Feuding BLUR bandmates DAMON ALBARN and GRAHAM COXON settled their differences over tea and cake. The Britpop pioneers took a hiatus in 2003, after guitarist Coxon quit during the recording of their Think Tank album, and...

Independent Record Stores Fight Back

Over 50 independent record shops across the UK participated in the day, with special events planned in some stores, including gigs and exclusive vinyl and CD releases.In addition, the Rough Trade chain of stores revived...

By on 18 April 2009

Womack Signs Up For Gorillaz

DAMON ALBARN has landed a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee on his new GORILLAZ album after inviting soul man BOBBY WOMACK to record with him. Womack, who entered the Hall of Fame as part...

Blur Confirm Glastonbury Show

Britpop giants Blur have confirmed they are set to reunite ahead of this summer's Glastonbury festival, where they will play as one of the headline acts.Speaking to the Daily Mirror newspaper, lead singer Damon Albarn...

By on 01 March 2009

Blur In Frame For Glastonbury Headline Slot

The recently reformed Blur are likely to play a headlining set at this year's Glastonbury festival, according to organiser Michael Eavis.Bruce Springsteen was announced last week as the Saturday headliner for the Somerset event this...

By on 27 February 2009

Reunited Blur To Headline T In The Park And Oxegen

Blur are to headline this summer's T in the Park and Oxegen festivals, it has been announced.The reunited Parklife stars will join Kings of Leon, Katy Perry and Snow Patrol at the Scottish and Irish...

By on 05 February 2009

Alex James 'Snubbed Coldplay'

Alex James has admitted he passed on signing COLDPLAY to his record label in the 1990s because he did not think they were anything special.Chris Martin's band have gone on to be one of the...

By on 23 January 2009

Albarn 'Concerned About Blur Shows'

Damon Albarn has confessed to being concerned about BLUR'S reunion shows, in case they are not up to scratch.The iconic Britpop band recently announced they will be reforming for two shows in London's Hyde Park...

By on 19 January 2009

Albarn's Reunion Fears

BLUR star DAMON ALBARN is worried the band will struggle to replicate their 1990s success when they reunite this summer (09). The Britpop pioneers announced in December (08) they would return for a series of...

Radio 1 Names Guest Hosts For Zane Lowe Show

Lily Allen, Damon Albarn and the Prodigy are among the celebrities set to take over Zane Lowe's Radio 1 show for a fortnight in January.With the Kiwi presenter taking a two-week holiday this month, Radio...

By on 06 January 2009

Bun 'Reunited Blur'

BLUR frontman Damon Albarn has revealed the all-important catalyst that led to the reunion of the seminal Britpop band – a bun.The much-missed band recently announced they will be reforming for two shows in London's...

By on 30 December 2008

Blur Top Myspace Survey

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN has another reason to celebrate - his animated band GORILLAZ are the most popular on the internet. The cartoon rockers were the most listened to act on social networking website MySpace...

Jarvis Cocker To Edit Today Programme

JARVIS COCKER has been confirmed as one of the guest editors of BBC Radio 4's Today programme.The former PULP frontman will use the programme to discuss financial issues and the complications that have arisen from...

By on 12 December 2008

Blur Bonds Over Youtube Footage

DAMON ALBARN and GRAHAM COXON decided to reform BLUR after watching footage of their old performances on the Internet. The Britpop pioneers announced their return on Tuesday (09Dec08) following a six-year hiatus that began when...

Blur Confirm They Will Reunite For Hyde Park Summer Show

Blur will perform as a four-piece for the first time in nine years next summer, at a huge concert in Hyde Park.The full line-up - Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree -...

By on 09 December 2008

Allen's Embarrassing Moment

Singer LILY ALLEN accidentally flashed her breasts at former BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN after a disastrous recording session. The pair was scheduled to record a track together in February (08) but after a long day...

Gallagher Brands Albarn Feud 'Pathetic'

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has heaped praise on rock rival DAMON ALBARN - branding the former BLUR frontman a "great artist". The pair famously swapped insults during their 1990s Britpop heyday, with the feud boiling...

Blur Planning 2009 'Rehearsals'

DAMON ALBARN has confirmed the members of BLUR are heading back to the recording studio in 2009 - to see if they can salvage their relationship. The Britpop band spiralled downwards after guitarist Graham Coxon...

Blur Reunion On The Cards?

DAMON ALBARN has hinted he is to reunite British rockers BLUR after spending time with his former bandmate GRAHAM COXON. The Britpop pioneers have been on hiatus since 2003, with bandmembers working on side projects...

Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn Quick Links

News Pictures Video Music Press Festival Quotes RSS
Advertisement

Suggested

Drake Responds To Ghostwriter Allegations With Meek Mill Diss Track 'Charged Up'

Drake Responds To Ghostwriter Allegations With Meek Mill Diss Track 'Charged Up'

Rapper Drake has responded to Meek Mill’s accusations he uses a ‘ghostwriter’ by releasing...