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Spalife: Blur Rocker Alex James Gets A Mani And Pedi Before Awards Ceremonies

Blur rocker Alex James likes to get a manicure, pedicure and facial before attending glitzy events.The cheese-making musician - who is best known as the bassist of the Britpop group - swapped out his partying...

Tate Mcrae Final Performer Confirmed For 2024 Brit Awards

Tate McRae is the final performer confirmed to play The BRIT Awards 2024 with Mastercard.The 20-year-old viral sensation is nominated for International Song of the Year for her global hit ‘greedy’.It will mark the Canadian...

Dua Lipa Calls Out 'Obnoxious' Britpop Legends Like Oasis And Blur For 1990s Behaviour

Dua Lipa has blasted "obnoxious" behaviour from the likes of Oasis and Blur in the 1990s.The 'Dance The Night' hitmaker has heaped praise on the iconic Britpop acts but insisted while they have influenced...

Damon Albarn Is Hacked Off With The Rolling Stones And Their New Album Hackney Diamonds

Damon Albarn has put The Rolling Stones on blast slamming their album 'Hackney Diamonds', accusing them of objectifying Sydney Sweeney and getting "worse" at staying themselves.The Blur frontman has taken a swipe at the legendary...

'It’S Too Much For Me': Damon Albarn Says Blur Is Going On Hiatus Again

Damon Albarn says it's time for Blur to "wrap up" again after a fleeting reunion.The 'Song 2' hitmakers - also comprising Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree - reunited to release their first album...

Ba-blow-shka!: Kate Bush Allegedly Sampled Her Own Farts

Kate Bush allegedly recorded her farts on her hits.The 'Wuthering Heights' hitmaker used a Fairlight synthesizer to sample the sound of her flatulence.Donal Lunny, a producer and session musician on Kate's albums, recalled in an...

Belittle By Belittle: Noel Gallagher Calls Rival Sibling Liam Gallagher The 'Tambourine Player' In Oasis

Noel Gallagher has referred to his rival brother Liam Gallagher as the "tambourine player" in Oasis.The siblings have been at war ever since the legendary Britpop group parted ways following a backstage bust-up between guitarist...

Damon Albarn: 'We're Gonna Need More Drugs To Get Through Absurd Ai'

Damon Albarn has quipped that "we’re gonna need better drugs" to get through an age of AI.The 55-year-old Blur frontman has slammed AI versions of the 'Parklife' group's songs sung in the vocal likeness of...

Blur Declare Wembley Shows Best Gigs Ever

Blur think their recent Wembley Stadium shows were their “best ever” gigs.The ‘Narcissist’ hitmakers have been performing together for over 30 years but don’t think anything they’ve done can compare to their two recent huge...

Damon Albarn Felt 'Lost' Writing Blur's New Album

Damon Albarn felt "lost" while writing Blur's new album.The 55-year-old musician wrote 'The Ballad Of Darren' while touring with Gorillaz last year, and he admits that it was a difficult process.Speaking to BBC Radio 6...

Blur Here To Stay! Britpop Legends Insist The Band Is 'Something That None Of Us Can Ever Walk Away From'

Blur are open to more "interesting" concert opportunities after playing two sold-out nights at London's Wembley Stadium, vowing never to "walk away" from the band.The reunited Britpop legends - who headlined Glastonbury in 1998 and...

Alex James Insists Blur's Kids Are More Rock 'N' Roll Than Them

Alex James has insisted Blur's children are much more rock 'n' roll than the Britpop legends.The 'Song 2' bassist - who once claimed to have spend "a million pounds on drugs and booze" but...

Damon Albarn 'Found Britpop Success Difficult To Deal With'

Damon Albarn "found it difficult" to cope with his Britpop success.The 55-year-old star enjoyed huge success as part of Blur during the Britpop era in the 1990s - when British bands dominated the musical landscape...

Britpop Legend Damon Albarn Working On An Opera

Britpop legend Damon Albarn is working on an opera.The Blur and Gorillaz star has revealed he's putting 1807's 'The Magic Flute Part II' by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the sequel to Mozart's 'Magic Flute', to...

Graham Coxon: I Didn’T Deserve To Have Fun In Blur’S Hey Day

Graham Coxon felt like he “didn’t deserve” to have a good time after shooting to fame with Blur.The 53-year-old guitarist rose to prominence with the Britpop band in the 1990s but he struggled with anxiety...

Graham Coxon Was Terrified By ‘Unhinged’ Blur Fans

Graham Coxon didn’t sleep for months at the height of his fame in Blur because he was terrified by “unhinged” fans who made his life a “nightmare”.The guitarist shot to fame in the 1990s as...

Blur To Reunite For One-off UK Headline Show Next Year

Blur are reuniting for their first headline show since 2015 at London's Wembley Stadium next year.The Britpop legends haven't toured together since their run in support of their comeback LP 'The Magic Whip', seven years...

Graham Coxon Was Left 'Angry' By Blur's 'Sexist' Country House Music Video

Graham Coxon despised Blur's 'Country House' music video, branding it “demeaning to the girls” in it.The Britpop group's guitarist was not a fan of the Damien Hirst-helmed promo for their 1995 hit, which starred Keith...

Graham Coxon Happy To Help Oasis Get Back Together

Graham Coxon would be happy to help Oasis get back together.The Blur musician - whose group was an the centre of a Britpop chart battle with the 'Wonderwall' hitmakers in the 1990s - weighed in...

Damon Albarn Teases Billie Eilish Collaboration

Damon Albarn is planning to collaborate with Billie Eilish on new music.The Blur and Gorillaz legend - who has a great mutual respect for the 'Bad Guy' hitmaker - joined Billie during her headline set...

Alex James Won't Have A Kitchen Injury At Big Feastival

Alex James has pledged not to "cut [his] finger off" at his Big Feastival.The Blur bassist will be throwing open the doors of his Cotswolds farm to festivalgoers later this month and though he'll be...

Blur's Dave Rowntree Drops Debut Solo Single

Blur's Dave Rowntree has launched his solo career with his debut single 'London Bridge'.The 'Parklife' group's drummer inked a deal with Cooking Vinyl in 2021 for his first solo LP, and the first taste of...

Billie Eilish Reflects On Wild Coachella Collaborations With Damon Albarn And Hayley Williams

Billie Eilish will remember her Damon Albarn collaboration "for the rest of her life".The 'Bad Guy' hitmaker was joined by the Blur legend at Coachella on Saturday night (23.04.22) for a performance of 'Getting Older'...

'This Man Changed My Life': Billie Eilish Brings Out Damon Albarn At Coachella

Billie Eilish gushed that Damon Albarn "changed my life" as he joined her for a surprise duet of Gorillaz's 'Feel Good Inc.' at Coachella.The 20-year-old megastar couldn't contain her excitement when the Blur rocker came...

Big Feastival 2022: Anne-marie, Human League And Stereophonics Headlining Alex James' Event

Anne-Marie, Stereophonics and The Human League are headlining Big Feastival 2022.Blur legend Alex James is welcoming a host of huge acts to his Cotswolds farm over the August Bank Holiday weekend, including the likes of...

Jack Antonoff Compares Damon Albarn To Donald Trump Over Taylor Swift Spat

Jack Antonoff has compared Damon Albarn to Donald Trump after his spat with Taylor Swift.The Blur and Gorillaz rocker incurred the wrath of the 'Lover' hitmaker by downplaying her songwriting ability in a recent interview...

Flume Announces New Album, Featuring Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn is featured on Flume's new album.The 30-year-old Australian record producer-and-DJ has unveiled details of his first studio album in six years, 'Palaces', which is released on May 20.Blur and Gorillaz star Damon, 53,...

Blur Asked To Reunite To Honour Late Label Co-founder Andy Ross

A Blur reunion has been suggested to honour the man who signed the Britpop legends.Andy Ross, the co-founder of Food Records who signed the 'Song 2' rockers in 1990, sadly passed away aged 66 this...

'You Can Judge For Yourself': Damon Albarn Addresses Taylor Swift Spat At La Gig

Damon Albarn said he was "cast into the social media abyss" while addressing his spat with Taylor Swift at his Los Angeles concert.The Blur and Gorillaz rocker incurred the wrath of the 'Lover' hitmaker by...

Jack Antonoff Blasts Damon Albarn Over Taylor Swift Claims

Jack Antonoff has told Damon Albarn to "shut the f*** up" after questioning Taylor Swift's talents as a songwriter.The Bleachers musician - who has worked with the singer plenty of times in the past and...

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