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Damon Albarn Has A New Solo Album Coming

by Music-News.com

Damon Albarn will release his second solo album in November. Albarn had originally intended for ‘The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows’ to be an orchestral piece inspired by the landscapes of Iceland, but during lockdown, the 53-year-old singer returned to the music and reformed them into 11 tracks.

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Alex James Blur perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday 28 July 2015.

Alex James Hints A Blur Reunion

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Alex James has hinted Blur could perform at the Big Feastival.

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Elton John Praises Damon Albarn

by Music-News.com

Elton John has collaborated with a number of different artists this year but the most important for him was playing piano and lending vocals on ‘The Pink Phantom’ for Gorillaz’ latest project ‘Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez’ because he enjoyed working with the frontman so much.

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Damon Albarn Wants To Get Back To Live Music

by Paul Cashmere

Damon Albarn understands that the health crisis is a “medical emergency” but insists it is also an “existential one” too as he urged governments to allow people to play and listen to live music if they wish to.

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Liam Gallagher Rules Out Collaboration With Damon Albarn

by Music-News.com

Noel Gallagher was asked by his Twitter followers if he’d be up for teaming up with his former band’s biggest Britpop rivals Blur’s lead singer, but the Gallagher was less than impressed.

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Damon Albarn Has A Theatre Show Planned

by Music-News.com

Damon Albarn will take his new project ‘The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows’ – which is inspired by the landscapes of Iceland and was written in the country – to the London’s West End theatre on June 3.

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Gorillaz The Now Now

Gorillaz Release Details Of The Now Now

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

A brand new studio album from Gorillaz titled The Now Now will be released by Warner Bros. Records on June 29th, and is available for pre-order now with two instant grat songs, “Humility” and “Lake Zurich.”

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Gorillaz - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.

New Gorillaz On The Way For 2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Gorillaz, the virtual band created by Damon Albarn of Blur and comic artist Jamie Hewlett, are on track to release their fifth album in 2017.

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Alex James Says Blur Abandoned Him

by Music-News.com

In an interview with Gordon Smart on his Radio X show Sundays from 2pm, Alex James tells Gordon he hasn’t heard from the other band members in the last year.

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Damon Albarn Still Pissed Adele Rejected His Song

by Music-News.com

Damon Albarn is reportedly still upset after the material he wrote for Adele’s latest album 25 was ditched by the singer.

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Damon Albarn Writes Score For Lewis Carroll wonder.land Musical

by Paul Cashmere

Blur’s Damon Albarn has composed the score for the music ‘wonder.land’, based on Lewis Carroll’s iconic story Alice In Wonderland.

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Splendour In The Grass 2016 Dates Announced

by Announcement

Splendour In The Grass will happen again in July and the dates have been finalised.

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Damon Albarn And Goldie Receive Queen’s New Year’s Honours

by Music-News.com

Blur and Gorillaz star Damon Albarn has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal for services to music.

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Blur Tops Amazon Best Albums Of 2015 List

by Music-News.com

Amazon.co.uk has revealed its ‘Best of 2015’ album list, with The Magic Whip by Blur taking pride of place at #1.

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Blur Share New World Towers Trailer

by Music-News.com

New World Towers is the new documentary film on Blur, spanning the last few years of the band’s life.

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Blur To Release New World Towers Documentary

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Blur’s New York shows will be released as the documentary ‘New World Towers’.

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Q Awards Nominees, The Complete List

by Music-News.com

Britain’s Q magazine has unveiled the nominations for the audience voted categories for The Q Awards 2015, in association with Absolute Radio.

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Damon Albarn Joins Tony Allen Review

by Music-News.com

Damon Albarn has joined the line-up for the Tony Allen Review at Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 13 September.

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Blur Play First Australian Show In 18 Years

by Paul Cashmere

Blur performed their first Australian show in 18 years at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on Saturday, 25 July 2015.

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Splendour In The Grass Concerts To Be Streamed Live

by Paul Cashmere

Splendour In The Grass will stream full sets from Blur, Royal Blood, Of Monsters and Men, Peking Duk and Jarryd James this year.

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Blur Ticket Price Slashed For Australian Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Blur ticket prices for the Australian tour have been slashed two weeks before tour time.

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Blur Play London #REVIEW

by Music-News.com

A not-so-affable vendor shouts ‘Let’s ‘ave it,’ at potential customers. They respond favourably and, despite his bomber jacket and Fred Perry polo, the salesman relents and launches into a song.

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Blur 2015 Setlist Offers A Bit Of Every Album

by Paul Cashmere

Blur have kicked off their tour for 2015 and while the setlist from show to show varies slightly, the basic format of what Australia can expect next month is in play.

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Watch Blur Ong Ong #VIDEO

by Music-News.com

Tony Hung, the award-winning British-born Chinese artist, has directed the video for Blur’s latest track, the “warm-hearted chant-along declaration of fidelity” which is Ong Ong, taken from the group’s latest chart-topping album The Magic Whip.

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Blur Discuss Working At Abbey Road

by Music-News.com

Blur’s Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon talk about their experiences at the world-famous Abbey Road Studios.

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Blur The Magic Whip Debuts At No 1 in UK

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Blur has officially scored their sixth straight number 1 in the U.K. with The Magic Whip.

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Blur Play First NY Show In 16 Years SETLIST

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Blur have returned to New York for the first time in sixteen years.

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Blur The Magic Whip Outselling Other Albums Five To One In UK

by Music-News.com

Taking twelve years off sure has whipped Blur fans into a frenzy.

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New Music Releases For 24 April 2015

by Gavin Ryan

New music releases this week include albums by Blur, Josh Groban, Millencolin, Ruby Boots, Reba McEntire and The Airborne Toxic Event.

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Blur Splendour Sideshow Dates Are Here

by Paul Cashmere

Blur will perform in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth as well as their Splendour In The Grass headliner in July.

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