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Damon Albarn Just Ruined Our Week, "Can't Foresee New Blur Album"

Damon Albarn, who is busy promoting his new album Everyday Robots, says he can't foresee a new Blur record in the near future. Rumours had suggested that the group would begin work on a new...

Sir Paul Mccartney To Receive Nme Songwriter's Songwriter Award

Sir Paul McCartney is to receive the Songwriter's Songwriter NME award. The 71-year-old singer has been honoured the one-off accolade after being recognised by his fellow musicians for his outstanding contribution to pop music and...

Damon Albarn To Play Intimate Shows

Damon Albarn will play two intimate London shows to launch his debut solo album. The Blur frontman, whose record 'Everyday Robots' is set for release on April 28, will perform at the Rivioli Ballroom in...

Damon Albarn To Receive Nme Award For Innovation

Damon Albarn is to receive the NME Award For Innovation.The Blur frontman - who is also a songwriter, producer and composer - has been honoured the accolade after being recognised as one of the...

Blur's Dave: People Apologise For Mentioning Oasis

Blur drummer Dave Rowntree admits people still apologise for mentioning Oasis in front of him. During his pre-recorded radio show on XFM, which will air on Thursday (06.02.14), the musician plays Oasis hit 'Stop Crying...

Damon Albarn Headlines Latitude Festival

Blur's Damon Albarn will headline Latitude Festival 2014. The singer will perform alongside Haim, Two Door Cinema Club and Billy Bragg at the 9th annual festival from July 17 to 20 at Henham Park in...

Damon Albarn Finally Going Solo With Upcoming Debut 'Everyday Robots'

Damon Albarn is finally set to go solo as he unveils his long-anticipated debut album Everyday Robots on April 28th 2014.Blur is still an ongoing projectThe Blur frontman is definitely a workaholic of the music...

Blur's Alex James To Launch Britpop Drink

Blur's Alex James wants to use the name 'Britpop' for a new drink.The bass player applied for the trademark in October last year and it was published for consultation by the UK's Intellectual Property Office...

Beady Eye Replace Blur At Australian Festival

Damon Albarn's former chart rival Liam Gallagher has stepped in to rescue an Australian music festival after Blur pulled out and left the event without a headline act.Albarn's Britpop band was due to perform at...

Britney Spears 'Superfan' William Orbit

William Orbit is a Britney Spears ''superfan''. The producer worked with the pop star on the track 'Alien' for her forthcoming new album, 'Britney Jean', and is now such a big fan he's planning to...

Liam Gallagher & Jamie Hewlett Team Up For T-shirt Collection

Liam Gallagher has teamed up with his one-time rival Damon Albarn's Gorillaz bandmate Jamie Hewlett to create a new collection of charity T-shirts.The White Guitar Collection will feature three limited edition designs, created by artist...

William Orbit Blacklists Blur

Music producer William Orbit has vowed never to work with Damon Albarn again after the Blur frontman walked out of a recording session last year (12).The reunited British band headed into a studio with Orbit...

Damon Albarn Blasts Russian Protest Arrests

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has called on Russian officials to free the Greenpeace protesters held on piracy charges.The crew and captain of a Greenpeace ship protesting against an oil platform in the Arctic were arrested...

Idris Elba Joins Damon Albarn's Africa Express Project In Mali

Idris Elba has put his acting work on hold to join Damon Albarn's Africa Express project in Mali.The Wire star and Albarn have begun holding live performances with local musicians at the Maison des Jeunes...

Damon Albarn And Jude Law Join Protest In London

Blur frontman Damon Albarn and actor Jude Law took to the streets of London on Saturday (05Oct13) to protest against the detention of 30 Greenpeace activists.Actors Imelda Staunton and Jim Carter, fashion designer Vivienne Westwood...

Rare David Bailey Portraits Revealed

Previously unseen portraits of stars including Sir Mick Jagger, Kate Moss and Blur frontman Damon Albarn by legendary photographer David Bailey are to go on show for the first time.The pictures, which also include snaps...

Noel Gallagher Confused By Damon Albarn Collaboration Claims

British rocker Noel Gallagher has denied reports suggesting he is working on new material with his former arch-rival, Blur frontman Damon Albarn.Albarn's bandmate Alex James claimed the pair had hit the recording studio after ending...

Alex James: Damon Albarn And Noel Gallagher Are Working Together

Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher are ''working together on a lot of stuff''. The former music rivals - whose bands Blur and Oasis were embroiled in a war of words in the mid-1990s - have...

Laura Marling Gave Up Chef Dreams After Criticism From Damon Albarn

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Laura Marling gave up her dreams of becoming a top chef after serving an overcooked meal to Blur star Damon Albarn.The star, who once dated Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford, trained as...

Glastonbury Festival 2013 In Pictures: Sun, Cider And The Rolling Stones [Pictures]

And that's it. Another year passes and Worthy Farm closes its gates on the Glastonbury Festival revellers for another 12 months. Though there's always the distant murmur of someone professing it "the best Glastonbury ever,"...

Damon Albarn Joins Bobby Womack On Glastonbury Stage

Soul legend Bobby Womack invited his close friend Damon Albarn onstage at Glastonbury festival on Sunday (30Jun13) to perform tracks from his latest album.The Blur frontman teamed up with Womack on his 2012 record The...

Blur To Record After Tour

Blur will record a new album when they have finished touring. The 'Song 2' band are planning to follow up 2003's 'Think Tank' after their current run of shows across the world have finished. Jamie...

Damon Albarn: 'I Made $31 From Gorillaz World Tour'

British rocker Damon Albarn made just $31 (£20) from Gorillaz's star-studded 2010 world tour.The Blur frontman took his group on the road for the Escape to Plastic Beach Tour with a stellar line-up, including The...

Tricky Brands Damon Albarn Pretentious

British musician Tricky has launched a broadside at Blur rocker Damon Albarn, branding him "pretentious" and "not real".The former Massive Attack star teamed up with Albarn for a song on 1996 Tricky album Nearly God,...

Damon Albarn Confirms Work On Solo Album

Damon Albarn is working on a solo album.The Blur frontman has confirmed he has joined forced with XL Records chief Richard Russell for the record and believes it is his input which will prevent the...

Damon Albarn Hopes To Record New Blur Album In A Week

Rocker Damon Albarn has reiterated his plans to record another Blur album, insisting he and his bandmates are hoping to get to work on new music when they're "stuck in the middle of nowhere".The Parklife...

Damon Albarn Has Completed A Solo Album

Damon Albarn has finished a solo album. The Blur singer - who also fronts Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad and the Queen - recently completed his first ever album of solo material, recorded with...

Liam Gallagher's Competition Is 1d

Liam Gallagher's ''biggest competition'' are One Direction. The 40-year-old Beady Eye singer wants to take on the world's biggest boy band in the charts, with his band's new album 'BE'. Speaking to BBC...

Liam Gallagher Claims Noel Killed Britpop

Liam Gallagher claims his brother Noel is responsible for killing Britpop.The Gallaghers were at the centre of the 90s music movement as members of Oasis, who had a long running chart feud with Blur, which...

Liam Gallagher Blasts Noel's Friendship With Damon Albarn

Outspoken rocker Liam Gallagher has branded his brother Noel a phony over his duet with their former arch-enemy Damon Albarn.The ex-Oasis stars famously endured a rivalry with Albarn and his Blur bandmates in their 1990s...

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