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Coldplay, Monkeys & Albarn Donate Memorabilia For Haiti

22nd January 2010

British music acts COLDPLAY, ARCTIC MONKEYS and BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN have all handed over merchandise for an online auction to raise funds for the Haiti earthquake appeal.Items belonging to the rockers will go under...

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Gorillaz Confirm Collaborations

22nd January 2010

Lou Reed, Snoop Dogg and members of The Clash are among the collaborators on Gorillaz' new album.The animated band - the creation of Blur singer Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - are preparing for...

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The Things They Say 15020

15th January 2010

"Noel used to take the p**s out of me constantly and it really, really hurt at the time. Oasis were like the bullies I had to put up with at school." BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN...

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Damon Albarn's Kicking Confession

20th December 2009

Damon Albarn thought kicking Graham Coxon in the face would make him sober.The Blur singer didn't know what to do when tensions between bandmates worsened as they wrote their album 'Think Tank' 2002 - shortly...

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Lily Allen Reveals Sound Of 09

18th December 2009

Lily Allen's favourite album of 2009 was released by a little-known soul singer.The 'Not Fair' singer - who topped the UK charts with her second LP 'It's Not Me, It's You' - admits the CD...

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Damon Albarn Moves On From Blur

7th December 2009

Damon Albarn hasn't thought about Blur since their reunion tour ended.The Britpop legends played a series of shows during the summer, and despite their success, the singer insists he instantly moved on once the run...

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Graham Coxon Blasts Awful Music

1st December 2009

Graham Coxon thinks Nirvana's "awful s**t" music almost ruined Blur's career.The guitarist believes the British band's success almost plummeted after the 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' hitmakers - consisting of frontman Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic...

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Albarn's Gorillaz Project Spurred On By Blur Reunion

30th November 2009

DAMON ALBARN is determined to make his upcoming GORILLAZ album the best ever - because he has been inspired by his successful reunion with BLUR this summer (09).The Britpop pioneers thrilled fans as they returned...

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Graham Coxon Ready For Blur Return

26th November 2009

Graham Coxon is hoping Blur will reunite again next year.The guitarist - who rejoined his bandmates, frontman Damon Albarn, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree, for several summer shows this year - is still...

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Gorillaz Writing New Opera

12th November 2009

GORILLAZ founders DAMON ALBARN and JAMIE HEWLETT are teaming up with comic book icon ALAN MOORE to write a new opera.The project will be a follow-up to Albarn and Hewlett's Monkey: Journey to the West,...

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Massive Attack's Albarn Awe

7th October 2009

Massive Attack say Damon Albarn is an "absolute genius".The 'Teardrop' duo had a range of guest stars appearing on their forthcoming new album but say working with the Blur and Gorillaz star was the most...

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Graham Coxon Rules Out More Blur

1st October 2009

Graham Coxon insists Blur will not work together again.The guitarist quashed recent speculation that the Britpop legends - who played a string of concerts this summer, including a headline slot at the Glastonbury festival -...

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Lowe Fell In Love With Albarn On Childhood Trip

24th September 2009

Socialite DAISY LOWE fell madly in love with BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN - after he took her for a day out at a theme park when she was just seven years old.The British model was...

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Albarn Linked To Olympics Post

24th September 2009

DAMON ALBARN is reportedly in talks to become the artistic director of the London Olympics opening ceremony in 2012.The sporting event is heading to the U.K. capital and bosses are apparently keen on the Blur...

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The Horrors' Gorillaz Duet

2nd September 2009

The Horrors feature on the new Gorillaz album.The rockers were stunned when Damon Albarn - who created the animated group with artist Jamie Hewlett - contacted them to praise their work and invite them to...

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Babyshambles Say Indie Is Dead

19th August 2009

Babyshambles have delayed their next album because the current indie scene is so bad.The group - fronted by Pete Doherty - had planned to release their third LP later this year but have now postponed...

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Graham Coxon's Blur Hope

30th July 2009

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,...

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Coxon Eyes New Blur Album

29th July 2009

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...

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Albarn Closes Door On Blur Reunion

28th July 2009

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...

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Alex James' Confused Kids

4th July 2009

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...

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Alex James' 'Psychedelic' Cheese

28th June 2009

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...

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Blur Right For Glastonbury

26th June 2009

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...

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Blur's New Jams

19th June 2009

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...

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Just Jack Wants Damon Track

17th June 2009

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...

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Lily Allen's Band Breaking Dad

13th June 2009

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...

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Blur: The Movie

4th June 2009

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...

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Blur Too Busy For Music

3rd June 2009

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' -...

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22nd May 2009

"We've rehearsed about 40 songs so we're having to take it down to around 20 or we'll be on stage for four hours." DAMON ALBARN warns fans to prepare to rock all night at BLUR's...

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Blur Reunion Was Settled Over Cake

5th May 2009

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...

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Independent Record Stores Fight Back

18th April 2009

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...

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