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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...

Gorillaz To Release Live Favourite Cracker Island

Gorillaz are set to release live favourite ‘Cracker Island’.Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's animated band have been performing the track with added vocals from Thundercat on their world tour.And now it's available to pre-save after...

Flume Found It Nerve-wracking Working With Idol Damon Albarn

Flume says it was nerve-wracking working with his idol, Damon Albarn.Blur and Gorillaz star Damon, 54, is featured on the Australian record producer's title track from his latest studio album, 'Palaces', but he very nearly...

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...

Craig David Tests Positive For Covid-19

Craig David has tested positive for COVID-19.The Garage legend has been forced to reschedule his BRITs War Child charity gig at London's Under The Bridge on Thursday (17.02.22) after waking up feeling "a touch funky"...

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,...

Tove Lo: Damon Albarn And Taylor Swift Should Mend Rift By Collaborating

Tove Lo would like to see Damon Albarn and Taylor Swift mend their rift by collaborating.The Swedish pop star - who has co-written hits for the likes of Dua Lipa, Lorde and Ellie Goulding -...

'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...

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...

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...

Damon Albarn, Bastille And More Set For Brits Week Gigs

Damon Albarn, Bastille and Anne-Marie have announced shows as part of BRITs Week presented by Mastercard for War Child.Just like previous years, a bunch of intimate gigs will take place in London around the time...

Damon Albarn Considered Political Career Before Tony Blair Meeting

Damon Albarn was put off a career in politics by a meeting with Tony Blair.The Blur singer has recalled a conversation he had with the politician - which took place "before he became prime minister"...

Damon Albarn Believes He's Eaten Dog And Monkey On Tour

Damon Albarn believes he has “accidently” eaten monkey and dog whilst on tour.The Blur frontman has suspicions that he has eaten exotic meats during his travels across the globe, including forbidden food to Westerners like...

Blur's Dave Rowntree Signs Solo Record Deal For Debut Album

Blur's Dave Rowntree has signed to an indie label for his debut album.The 'Parklife' group's drummer has inked a deal with Cooking Vinyl for his first solo record, which is due out in 2022.The 57-year-old...

Upcoming Releases: Our Favourite Five New Albums Due Out In November 2021

As the days get progressively colder and shorter, and world leaders try to attempt to agree on a way to arrest the rise in global temperatures, November ushers in celebrations of light, gunpowder and treason....

Damon Albarn Teases Gorillaz's Bad Bunny Collaboration

Gorillaz have teamed up with Bad Bunny on an upcoming song.Damon Albarn has revealed he and the 27-year-old Puerto Rican rapper recorded a reggaeton track together in Jamaica, which will act as the first single...

Damon Albarn Chose Album Title 'Years Ago'

Damon Albarn chose his album title "years ago".The 53-year-old singer has released his latest solo album, 'The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows' - the follow-up to 2014’s 'Everyday Robots' - and explained...

Damon Albarn Announces Intimate Solo Gig At Globe Theatre

Damon Albarn is playing an intimate solo gig at London's Globe theatre.The Blur and Gorillaz star will present tracks from his upcoming LP ‘The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows’ at the one-off...

Graham Coxon: Blur Needs A Reason To Reunite

Graham Coxon has insisted he'll be up for reuniting with Blur when the time is right.The 52-year-old guitarist has compared his workload to "a massive English breakfast" and admitted he probably wouldn't notice if someone...

Blur Only Paid Off Debts Incurred In The 90s 'Two Years Ago'

Alex James has claimed Blur only paid off their debts for their 'Leisure' tour "about two years ago".The 'Song 2' group's record label bankrolled their 1992 US run in support of their acclaimed 1991 debut...

Damon Albarn Regrets Missing David Bowie Collaboration

Damon Albarn "regrets" not making an album with the late David Bowie.The Blur frontman was "summonsed" to see the 'Heroes' hitmaker - who died of cancer in 2016 - to discuss the possibility of joining...

Gorillaz Debut New Track With Aj Tracey At O2 Concert For Nhs Workers

Gorillaz debuted a new song featuring AJ Tracey at their concert at The O2 in London on Tuesday night (10.08.21).The band performed a free show for NHS workers and their families to thank them for...

Dizzee Rascal Thinks Glastonbury Were Too Scared To Let Him Headline

Dizzee Rascal doesn't think Glastonbury Festival bosses had the "confidence" to let him headline.The 'Bonkers' hitmaker has played the Worthy Farm event several times over the years but never been put at the top of...

Damon Albarn To Be Special Guest Performer At Latitude

Damon Albarn will be a special guest performer at this year's Latitude music festival. The Blur frontman will take to the lakeside Waterfront stage at Henham Park, Suffolk, east England, for a Saturday sunset performance...

Blur Will Reunite 'When It's Wanted'

Damon Albarn says Blur will reunite "when it's wanted".The Britpop legends haven't toured together since their 2015 run in support of their comeback LP, 'The Magic Whip', but the 53-year-old frontman reunited with his bandmates...

Damon Albarn Announces New Solo Album

Damon Album will release his second solo album in November.The Blur frontman had originally intended for 'The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows' to be an orchestral piece inspired by the landscapes of...

Bbc Bringing Glastonbury Into People's Homes

As the Glastonbury Festival has been cancelled again this year the BBC has announced they will instead be running 'The Glastonbury Experience 2021’ and beaming some of the highlights from previous years into people’s homes.For...

Streaming Until You're Blue In The Face: Are Artists Under Paid Each Time You Listen To One Of Their Songs?

In a recent open letter to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, major players in the UK music industry, including Sir Mick Jagger, Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Tom Jones, have called for a major reform...

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