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Brown Amused By Ryder's Tongue-twister

15th December 2005

British rocker IAN BROWN has poked fun at former HAPPY MONDAYS singer SHAUN RYDER, for his inability to sing the word "there" on a GORILLAZ track. DAMON ALBARN's virtual band invited Ryder to sing...

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Albarn Firth And Yorke Line Up For Charity

15th December 2005

DAMON ALBARN, COLIN FIRTH and RADIOHEAD frontman THOM YORKE have covered themselves in farm produce and posed for a series of photographs in a bid to highlight the issue of fair trade. As part...

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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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New Damon Albarn Album Isnt Gorillaz Or Blur

30th November 2005

DJ DANGER MOUSE is producing DAMON ALBARN's new record in London and it isn't with GORILLAZ or BLUR. New York based producer DANGER MOUSE tells PENTHOUSE MAGAZINE (US) I’m working on another record with DAMON ALBARN...

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The Things They Say 578

9th November 2005

"MICHAEL MOORE helped get (US President GEORGE W) BUSH back into power. I don't care what anyone says." BLUR and GORILLAZ star DAMON ALBARN is not a fan of controversial movie-maker Michael Moore....

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Albarn Fears All-star Show Might Not Work

31st October 2005

BLUR star DAMON ALBARN is terrified this week's (begs1NOV05) gigs with virtual supergroup GORILLAZ may be too much of a logistical nightmare to pull off. DE LA SOUL, ROOTS MANUVA, HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN...

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Gallagher Taunts Balding Albarn

31st October 2005

NOEL GALLAGHER has launched a new attack on arch-nemesis DAMON ALBARN, this time ridiculing the GORILLAZ frontman's thinning hair. The OASIS guitarist has been feuding with Albarn since they both found britpop stardom in...

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Albarn: 'Blur Died Without Coxon'

25th October 2005

DAMON ALBARN turned his back on rockers BLUR because he hated performing without guitarist GRAHAM COXON, who left to pursue a solo career. The rocker, who now plays with animated band GORILLAZ, struggled through...

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Albarn Struggles To Multi-task

25th October 2005

DAMON ALBARN is terrified of going on tour with BLUR, because following the departure of guitarist GRAHAM COXON he will be expected to sing and play at the same time. Albarn, who is currently...

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Gorillaz Will Perform Live At Ema Awards

24th October 2005

GORILLAZ will draw on the wonders of modern technology to bring the animated band to life they appear live on stage at the Europe Music Awards (EMA) in Portugal on 3 November (05). The...

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Albarn And Ryder Grow Moustaches For 'Dare'

24th October 2005

Pop stars DAMON ALBARN and SHAUN RYDER both grew unattractive moustaches to match each other in a dare. The pair agreed to cultivate their facial hair while collaborating on GORILLAZ single DARE. HAPPY...

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Gorillaz Equal Oasis' Success At Q Awards

10th October 2005

GORILLAZ walked away from today's (10OCT05) Q Awards ceremony in London with two awards, equalling Oasis' success earlier in the day. Animated band Gorillaz, fronted by BLUR star DAMON ALBARN, took home gongs for...

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Gorillaz Sell Out Five Nights At Opera House

10th October 2005

An all-star tribute to BLUR star DAMON ALBARN's virtual supergroup GORILLAZ has become one of the most successful sell-outs in Manchester, England's history. DE LA SOUL, ROOTS MANUVA, HAPPY MONDAYS star SHAUN RYDER and...

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Albarn: 'People Still Don't Realise I'm Gorillaz'

7th October 2005

DAMON ALBARN is amazed people still don't realise he is the musician behind animated band GORILLAZ. The truth behind the CLINT EASTWOOD hitmakers is the worst kept secret in pop - but some people...

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Blur Go Back To Basics

29th September 2005

Celebrated Britpop band BLUR have described their forthcoming album as unambitious punk rock, because they lack a talented guitarist following GRAHAM COXON's refusal to rejoin the group Modest frontman DAMON ALBARN wants fans to...

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Fascinating Fact 136

6th September 2005

GORILLA mastermind DAMON ALBARN is sending his animated creations out on tour in 2007, when curious fans will finally see the cartoon stars on stage - as giant 3D holograms....

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Gorillaz Snatch UK Number One Singles Spot From Oasis

5th September 2005

GORILLAZ have jumped straight in at the top of the UK singles chart with DARE, knocking OASIS' THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING IDLE off the number one spot and down to number five. In what...

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Albarn: 'Forget About Blur'

1st September 2005

British singer DAMON ALBARN is thrilled with the anonymity he enjoys as a member of animated band GORILLAZ, because he has been able to reinvent himself. The star collaborated with illustrator JAMIE HEWITT to...

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Albarn Slams Live 8

1st September 2005

BLUR singer DAMON ALBARN has hit out at the Live 8 concerts for spreading the myth Africa is a hopeless cause. The singer was disillusioned by the way the live extravaganzas - intended to...

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Bjork Donates Swan Dress To Charity Auction

25th August 2005

Icelandic singer BJORK's infamous swan dress is among 150 celebrity fashion items to be sold on internet auction site eBay to raise money for charity next month (SEP05). The acclaimed performer was mocked...

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Albarn Slams Doherty's Live 8 Performance

29th July 2005

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN has launched a scathing attack on troubled rocker PETE DOHERTY's dismal performance at the London Live 8 gig earlier this month (02JUL05). The PARKLIFE hitmaker, who criticised the line-up of...

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Kaiser Chiefs' Blur Reunion Bid Backfires

6th July 2005

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON dragged former BLUR star DAMON ALBARN to watch his ex-bandmate GRAHAM COXON's solo gig in a desperate bid to reform the band - and is devastated it backfired. The...

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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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Stars Board London Eye In Aid Of Fair Trade

22nd June 2005

A galaxy of stars, including DAMON ALBARN and BETH ORTON hit the London Eye attraction yesterday (21JUN05) to raise awareness of fair trade. SKUNK ANANSIE singer SKIN joined the BLUR frontman and Orton each...

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Albarn Blasts Live 8 Concerts

10th June 2005

BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN has slammed next month's (JUL05) LIVE 8 charity concerts for being predominantly made up of white artists while raising awareness to combat African poverty. Albarn is incensed that so few...

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Albarn: 'I'm Jealous Of The Gallaghers'

26th May 2005

Singer DAMON ALBARN is jealous of his former rivals NOEL and LIAM GALLAGHER because they manage to keep OASIS together despite their notorious feuds - while Albarn has been unable to persuade guitarist GRAHAM COXON...

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Albarn Stamps Out Egotism

22nd May 2005

GORILLAZ creator DAMON ALBARN has finally banished his egomania whilst working on the animated rockers latest album DEMON DAYS. The Britpop pioneer, 37, admits he was self-conscious during his early days in Blur, but...

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Albarn Begs Coxon To Return

16th May 2005

DAMON ALBARN has hinted BLUR will never record another album - unless former guitarist GRAHAM COXON returns. Coxon - who's now enjoying a highly-acclaimed solo career - quit Blur in 2002 following an alleged...

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