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Damon Albarn Thinks New Blur Sound Would Be Interesting

3rd May 2012

Damon Albarn thinks a new Blur album would be ''interesting''.The group - who have been largely defunct since 2003, apart from a series of one-off shows in 2009 - haven't released a record since 2003's...

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Damon Albarn Wants Noel Collaboration

2nd May 2012

Damon Albarn has invited Noel Gallagher to work with him.The Blur frontman thinks it would be ''nice'' for his former foe to work with his Africa Express collective when they reconvene later this year.Asked if...

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Damon Albarn Hopes For Noel Gallagher Collaboration

30th April 2012

Blur star Damon Albarn wants to prove he has patched up his relationship with former Oasis rocker Noel Gallagher by working on a song together.The two bands were fierce rivals during the '90s Britpop era,...

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Damon Albarn Offers Hope For Blur And Gorillaz Fans

26th April 2012

Blur and Gorillaz star Damon Albarn has fired back at reports suggesting he's disbanding the two groups, insisting quotes attributed to him are "an interesting take on a very long conversation".The singer/songwriter allegedly told Britain's...

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Damon Albarn: Gorillaz Will Record Again

25th April 2012

Gorillaz will make another record when Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett work out their differences.The cartoon collective has been on hiatus ever since the collaborators had a huge row last year but Damon insists it...

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Damon Albarn Gifted Bobby Womack With Unused Gorillaz Tunes

23rd April 2012

Soul man Bobby Womack is confident his comeback album will be a big hit - because it features tracks producer pal Damon Albarn was holding back for a Gorillaz project, which now may never happen.The...

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Blur To Release Mighty 21 Disc Set - Is It A Goodbye Gift?

19th April 2012

If Blur are to wind down this year after more than 20 years in the music industry as a band, then they're clearly set to go out with a bang. The much-loved British four-piece have...

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Albarn: 'No Solid Future For Gorillaz'

9th April 2012

Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has shed doubt on the supergroup's future after revealing he and co-founder Jamie Hewlett have fallen out.Just days after announcing his Britpop band Blur's summer (12) Olympics gig will be their...

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Olympic Gig Will Be Blur's Last, Says Damon Albarn

8th April 2012

Having been seemingly done and dusted in 2003, the 2008 reunion of Blur came as shock to many. Now four years on lead singer Damon Albarn has confirmed with The Guardian that the group's second...

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Ewan Mcgregor: I Was A Maniac On Booze

2nd April 2012

Ewan McGregor admits he used to be a 'maniac' when drunk.The 'Trainspotting' actor - who turned 40 on Saturday (31.03.12) - hasn't touched alcohol for 12 years but used to love drinking as much as...

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The Things They Say 24733

26th March 2012

"For about 24 hours, many years ago, I was making a record with David and Ray. It's not the case anymore. I've played around with a lot of ideas and most don't come to fruition."...

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Mike Skinner Clears Up Damon Albarn Remarks

20th March 2012

British rapper Mike Skinner has spoken out to clarify his comments about Damon Albarn, insisting he admires the Blur frontman's musical output but finds his stage presence silly.The former The Streets star hit headlines on...

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Damon Albarn's Dr Dee Is 'Spookily Evocative'

20th March 2012

The music of Damon Albarn's 'Dr Dee' project is ''spookily evocative''. The opera, about the life of an Elizabethan scientist, first opened last year at the Manchester International Festival, and has been turned into a...

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Mike Skinner Urges Damon Albarn To Quit

19th March 2012

Mike Skinner thinks Damon Albarn should stop making records. The musician ended his The Streets project last year and has urged the 43-year-old Blur singer - who is also in Gorillaz and The Good the...

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Mike Skinner Has No Regrets About Ending The Streets

19th March 2012

The Streets star Mike Skinner has "no regrets" about retiring his hit act, insisting he didn't want to end up like ageing rocker Damon Albarn.The rapper shot to fame in the U.K. in 2002 with...

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Noel Gallagher Prepares Record Store Day Release

16th March 2012

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds are releasing a vinyl for Record Store Day on April 21. The 'If I Had a Gun' singer and guitarist's project will release the 12 inch record containing four tracks...

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Onefest 2012: Damon Albarn Set To Headline

7th March 2012

Damon Albarn will be headlining OneFest 2012. The festival was previously known as HoneyFest, when it was launched in 2010 in the Valley of Pewsey, Wiltshire. This year it will be held at Tumuli Field,...

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Damon Albarn To Release Opera Album

7th March 2012

Damon Albarn will release an album from his 'Dr. Dee' opera.The Blur frontman recorded the 18-track record late last year with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and now the soundtrack to the production - inspired by...

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Damon Albarn Idolised By Rizzle Kicks

3rd March 2012

Rizzle Kicks ''idolise'' Damon Albarn.The 'Down with the Trumpets' duo - Harley -Suleeach and Jordan Stephens - love the work the Blur frontman has done with his cartoon band Gorillaz, and feel ''connected'' with him,...

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Blur Still Have Issues

25th February 2012

Blur still have the ''same issues'' as they did 20 years ago. Frontman Damon Albarn admits he now has less tension with guitarist Graham Coxon - who left in the band in 2002 after a...

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Blur Refused To Accept Brit Award In 2010

23rd February 2012

Blur refused to accept a BRIT Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music in 2010. The 'Parklife' group - who have been largely defunct since 2003, apart from a series of one-off shows in 2009 -...

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Adele's Brit Awards Gesture: Why Britain Turned A Blind-eye

22nd February 2012

After a triumphant night at the Grammy awards, photos of Adele began to circulate, cradling her six gramophone-shaped awards in her arms like newborn babies. Earlier that night, her performance of 'Rolling in the Deep'...

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Brits Bosses On Adele Cut Off: Sorry, We Had To Move On

22nd February 2012

The organisers of the Brit Awards have apologized to Adele for cutting short her acceptance speech at last night's televised ceremony (February 21, 2012). Triumphant after her six-Grammy win two weeks ago, Adele won the...

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Blur Cap Brits Award With Greatest Hits Set

22nd February 2012

Blur were awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Music at the BRIT Awards last night and capped their acceptance with a five song greatest hits set that focused on the group's mid-to-late 90s boom period of...

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Blur To Close 2012 London Olympics With Hyde Park Concert

21st February 2012

Blur will close the 2012 London Olympics with a huge concert in the city's Hyde Park, headlining above other groups New Order and The Specials - reports Reuters - with many expecting more names to...

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Blur To Headline Olympics Closing Ceremony Concert

21st February 2012

Blur will headline an Olympics Closing Celebration concert in August. The Britpop band have joined a line up including The Specials and New Order for the BT London Live concert in Hyde Park, which will...

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Blur's Damon Albarn And Graham Coxon Preview New Track

20th February 2012

Ahead of their performance at the Brits tomorrow, Blur 's Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon debuted a new song last night at charity War Child's charity show in London's O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, reports the...

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Damon Albarn And Graham Coxon Premiere New Blur Single

20th February 2012

Blur vocalist Damon Albarn and guitarist Graham Coxon debuted the band's new single at the War Child pre-BRIT Awards fundraiser, which was held at the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire. The song, called Under the Walkway,...

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Alex James Hints Brit Awards Gig May Be Blur's Last

20th February 2012

Alex James has hinted Blur's performance at the BRIT Awards could be their last ever show. The bass player for the group - who will be honoured with an Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at...

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Damon Albarn & Graham Coxon Showcase New Blur Song At Pre-brits Charity Gig

20th February 2012

British rockers Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon showcased a new Blur track during a short show in London on Sunday night (19Feb12).The Parklife stars are set to be honoured with the Outstanding Contribution To Music...

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