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Damon Albarn Dreads Blur Gigs

The star formed the group in 1988 with Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree, and they enjoyed a string of hits in the 1990s, including Song 2 and Country House. The bandmates...

Blur Didn't Want To Be The Biggest Band In The World

Blur have never wanted to be the ''biggest band in the world''.The 'Girls and Boys' hitmakers - who released their first album since 2003, 'The Magic Whip', earlier this year - think they have been...

Blur's Graham Coxon: Kanye Is An Idiot

Blur's Graham Coxon thinks Kanye West is an ''idiot''.The guitarist has blasted the 'All Day' rapper and even questioned whether he writes the music which has featured on his six studio records.Asked what he thinks...

Graham Coxon: 'Kanye West Is An Idiot'

The rapper riled some music fans earlier this year (15) when he was booked to headline Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival, and more than 135,000 signed a petition urging bosses to drop him from...

Alex James: I'm Up For More Blur Music

Alex James is ''up for'' making more music with Blur.The bassist has teased the band could continue to work on more material together after they recently reformed to release their first studio album in 12...

Blur Prove They're Well And Truly Back With Hit Packed Bst Hyde Park Set

Blur showed they haven't missed a beat since their BritPop heyday on Saturday night when they played a hit packed set at the BST festival in London’s Hyde Park. The gig began with singer Damon...

Blur's Damon Albarn Hands Out Ice Creams

Damon Albarn handed out ice creams to fans at Blur's headline performance at Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time in Hyde Park on Saturday night (20.06.15).The 'Song 2' hitmaker's dished out the tasty treat to those...

Blur's Alex James Loves 'Smoking Hot' Taylor Swift

Blur's Alex James thinks Taylor Swift is ''smoking hot''.The Britpop band's bassist has praised the 'Shake It Off' hitmaker saying she is ''bigger'' than ''anyone ever'' and Alex - who has children, Sable, Beatrix, Artemis,...

Graham Coxon: 'Blur Would Support Oasis For Quarter Of A Billion'

The two groups were pitted against each other as chart rivals at the height of Britpop 20 years ago, but the band members have since become friends, and guitarist Coxon admits he'd open...

Graham Coxon: 'Blur Are Annoying'

The Parklife hitmakers have a passionate fanbase but also manage to dramatically divide opinion, with their detractors often making savage remarks in print about the band. Guitarist Coxon admits he knows why...

Alex James' Secret Recording Sessions

Alex James kept Blur's new album a secret from his family.The bassist - who has five children, sons Geronimo and twins Artemis and Galileo, and daughters Sable and Beatrix with wife Claire Neate - couldn't...

Graham Coxon: Blur Were In Sleep Mode

Blur's Graham Coxon admits prior to making their new album 'The Magic Whip' they were in ''sleep mode''. The Britpop band reunited in 2008 after a five-year hiatus for a series of concerts but the...

Blur To Play Free Show In New York On Friday

To support the release of their new album The Magic Whip, Blur have announced that they’ll be playing a free concert in New York later this week on May 1st.The British group, promoting their first...

Graham Coxon Wanted Blur Reunion After Reading Alex James' Book

Bassist James released his tell-all book in 2007, charting the Parklife hitmakers' wild lifestyle at the height of their fame, and Coxon was inspired to consider a comeback after realising his walkout in...

Early Reviews Show Blur's Comeback Album 'The Magic Whip' Is A Tasty Treat For Fans

The countdown until the release of Blur’s much anticipated comeback album is on and the early reviews are showing this one will be well worth the wait for fans. The Magic Whip is the band’s...

Alex James Praises Florence Welch

The Libertines will release details of their new album ''soon''.The band - made up of Carl Barat, John Hassall, Gary Powell and Pete Doherty - have recently been working on the follow-up to their self-titled...

Graham Coxon's 'Telepathic' Connection

Graham Coxon has a ''telepathic'' connection with Damon Albarn.The Blur guitarist believes the pair have developed a unique way to collaborate thanks to their awareness of each other through years of making music together.He said:...

Blur's Graham Coxon Recalls 'Powerful' Performance Of 'The Magic Whip'

A limited crowd of very lucky Blur fans landed the ultimate prize of hearing the fans comeback album 'The Magic Whip' live for the first time in a London club; and it was an event...

Blur Underwent Therapy Before Regrouping In 2009

Guitarist Graham Coxon admits he and his bandmates sought professional help to ease tensions between them. Coxon, who quit the group in 2002, says, "Although we shoved it all aside when we...

Blur To Headline Isle Of Wight Festival

Blur will headline Isle of Wight Festival.The Britpop band have been confirmed as the headliners for the Saturday night of the festival, with the band promising the show will be ''different'' to their previous performances.Guitarist...

Blur's New Album Was An Apology From Graham To Damon

Blur's new album is an apology from Graham Coxon to Damon Albarn.The guitarist worked with producer Stephen Street to transform shelved recording sessions the band undertook in Japan in 2013 into tracks for 'The Magic...

Blur Guitarist Graham Coxon Talks About 'The Magic Whip' Recording Sessions

Blur guitarist Graham Coxon revealed that he agreed to record the new Blur album partly out of guilt left over from his original departure from the band in 2002. Coxon left the group during the...

Graham Coxon Agreed To New Blur Album Over Split Guilt

Guitarist Coxon quit the band during studio sessions for their 2003 album Think Tank, and the Parklife hitmakers went on hiatus before reuniting for a huge concert at London's Hyde Park in 2009....

Blur Debut New Album 'The Magic Whip' In Full During Intimate Fanclub Gig

Blur played their upcoming The Magic Whip album in its entirety last night, during a special fanclub-only gig at London club Mode. 300 of the band’s most dieheard fans were in attendance for the intimate...

Blur Announce Exclusive 'The Magic Whip' Performance

Blur have announced a one-off live performance of their new album 'The Magic Whip'. The 'Parklife' hitmakers - made up of vocalist Damon Albarn, guitarist and vocalist Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave...

Blur Haven't Been Corrupted By Fame, Says Graham Coxon

Graham Coxon doesn't think wealth has dimmed Blur's appeal.The 45-year-old musician has returned to the iconic Britpop group to help record their new album 'The Magic Whip' and he insists that despite their fame and...

Blur Announce First Album In 11 Years

Blur have announced the release of their first album in 11 years. The rock band - made up of vocalist Damon Albarn, guitarist and vocalist Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree -...

Alex James Doubtful Over Blur's Future

Alex James doesn't know if Blur will collaborate together in the future.The 'Song 2' hitmakers - comprising bassist Alex, guitarist Graham Coxon, drummer Dave Rowntree and singer Damon Albarn - reformed in 2009 and have...

Blur Stage Mini Reunion At Latitude, Delight Audiences

The weather over the weekend may have been unpredictable, but there was one nice surprise in store for revellers at Latitude Festival when Damon Albarn was joined onstage by Blur bandmate Graham Coxon. With a...

Black Sabbath Rock Hyde Park

Black Sabbath turned London's Hyde Park into a giant mosh pit last night (04.07.14).The legendary heavy metal band performed a career-spanning set featuring old favourites including 'War Pigs' and 'Iron Man' and material from...

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