The Kinks singer and guitarist tries to fool people into thinking he is actually the singer from Blur - whom he is over twenty years older than and bears little resemblance to - in order to deliberately confuse them.
When asked if he is approached often, he said: ''Usually, on The Days when I don't want anyone to see me. People say, 'Who are you?' they know me but they don't know my name. I tell them I'm Damon Albarn and put on a cockney accent.''
Ray, 68, also said he has little care for the records Damon makes with Blur and his many other projects - which include Gorillaz and The Good, the Bad and the Queen - as he doesn't see them as being about ordinary people in the same way his own work is.
Talking about The Kinks 1978 album, 'Misfits', he added to Q magazine: ''I don't care about what Damon does, I care about real people. 'Misfits' is about a friend of mine who passed away recently. I'm just trying to celebrate people like that.''