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Coxon To Rejoin Blur?

22nd November 2006

Former BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON is considering rejoining the band, four years after quitting the PARKLIFE hitmakers. Coxon, who left during the making of Blur's THINK TANK album in 2002, has responded to Blur bassist...

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Alex James Attacks 'Grotesque' Oasis

14th November 2006

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES has slammed arch rivals OASIS as "ridiculous" after their (WHAT'S THE STORY) MORNING GLORY was named one of The Nation's Favourite Albums. James presents the upcoming VH1 countdown of the best...

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Blur To Reunite For One Last Album?

2nd November 2006

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is confident the British band will reform for one final album, after holding talks with estranged guitarist GRAHAM COXON. Coxon parted ways with James, frontman and GORILLAZ creator DAMON ALBARN, and...

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Alex James To Present The Tube

23rd October 2006

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is to present the return of 1980s iconic music show THE TUBE, which is set to air as a radio programme on Channel 4's new virtual broadcasting service, Channel4radio.com. The cult...

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Blur Rocker Eyes Career In Cheese

28th September 2006

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES is taking a break from music to try his hand at cheese production. The musician insists he's always been interested in the business but never had the guts to make his...

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James In Awe Of Zeta-jones

5th September 2006

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES has written a tribute to CATHERINE ZETA-JONES in British magazine Glamour, praising the actress' rise from Welsh valley girl to Oscar-winning Hollywood star. The BEETLEBUM hitmaker has watched Zeta-Jones' transformation from...

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Blur Star James Planning Rival World Cup Song

7th April 2006

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...

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New Blur Album To Rival Foo Fighters

1st April 2006

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...

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Coxon Blames Ex-bandmates For Split

30th March 2006

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...

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Blur Star Praises Gorillaz

8th March 2006

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...

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The Things They Say 1560

7th March 2006

"Part of me wants GRAHAM to be a f**king disaster so he'll come back." BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES considers sabotaging his former bandmate GRAHAM COXON's solo career in a bid to lure back the estranged...

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James Hints At Blur Tension

21st February 2006

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...

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Gallagher Retracts Blur Aids Attack

10th January 2006

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...

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Fascinating Fact 752

4th January 2006

BLUR star ALEX JAMES has formed a new band with British pop singer BETTY BOO - real name ALISON CLARKSON - called WIGWAM....

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Blur Cancel Intimate London Gig

14th December 2005

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...

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Bassist Confirms Blur Album

9th December 2005

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...

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The Things They Say 48

21st August 2005

"There are three reasons to be a rock star - travelling, drinking and shagging." BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES reconfirms the reason why boys dream of becoming rock stars....

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Coxon's Anguish At Blur Chart-topper

19th August 2005

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....

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Blur Star's Coconut-hurling Outrage

12th August 2005

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...

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Blur In Legal Battle

23rd June 2005

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...

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James Goes Science

22nd June 2005

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...

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Siouxsie Sioux Wins Mojo Icon Award At Star-studded Bash

17th June 2005

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...

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Blur Star Begs For Glastonbury Pass

27th June 2004

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...

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Blur's Alex Celebrates Birth Of Geronimo

23rd February 2004

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...

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Blur Spend Christmas Hoping For Mars Contact

18th December 2003

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...

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Alex James: Blur Turned Down Heavy Metal Tour

8th December 2003

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...

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Blur Bassist To Be A Dad

5th October 2003

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...

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Blur Disappointed By Album Reaction

23rd September 2003

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...

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Blur's Mercury Fury

1st September 2003

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...

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Blur Struggle To Accept Reviews

8th August 2003

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...

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