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Fatboy Slim Predicts Music Will Go Back To Basics

Fatboy Slim thinks music will go back to basics in 2021.The 57-year-old DJ – whose real name is Norman Cook – doesn’t expect festivals or gigs to be the same for a long time after...

Elton John Praises 'Special' Damon Albarn

Sir Elton John has praised Damon Albarn as a “special” songwriter.The 73-year-old singer has collaborated with a number of different artists this year but the most important for him was playing piano and lending vocals...

Gorillaz Tease Collaboration With Sir Paul Mccartney

Damon Albarn has hinted at a Gorillaz collaboration with Sir Paul McCartney. The 52-year-old musician revealed that he has recorded music with the legendary Beatles star and he hopes to use it on an upcoming...

Damon Albarn: We Need Live Music

Damon Albarn thinks live music is a good "prescription" for coronavirus.The Blur and Gorillaz star understands that the health crisis is a "medical emergency" but insists it is also an "existential one" too as he...

Sir Elton John Hails Damon Albarn 'The Most Interesting British Musician'

Sir Elton John has hailed Damon Albarn as the "most interesting British musician".The 'Tiny Dancer' hitmaker admires how the Blur star - who he has joined forces with on the track 'Pink Phantom' for his...

Gorillaz Eye Dolly Parton Collaboration

Gorillaz would love to do a song with Dolly Parton.Blur star Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett's cartoon band got Sir Elton John on the track 'The Pink Phantom' and The Cure's Robert Smith on...

'We Need To Take Care Of The Next Generation': Damon Albarn Slams Government's Fatima Ad

Damon Albarn says it's vital that the next generation are nurtured. The Blur frontman has hit out at the British government's "callous" viral campaign, which urged creatives to retrain and featured a picture of a...

Damon Albarn Looks Forward To More Blur Shows

Damon Albarn is open to playing more Blur shows.The Britpop legends haven't toured together since their 2015 run in support of their comeback LP, 'The Magic Whip', but the 52-year-old frontman reunited with his bandmates...

Sir Elton John Features On Star-studded Gorillaz Album

Sir Elton John features on Gorillaz's upcoming album, 'Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez'.The cartoon band - which is the brainchild of Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett - launched the star-studded record with the...

Gorillaz Tease The Cure Collaboration

Gorillaz and The Cure have joined forces for a new collaboration.The virtual band - created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett - have been releasing collaborations as part of their ongoing 'Song Machine' project.And the...

Liam Gallagher Rules Out Damon Albarn Collaboration

Liam Gallagher is ''not interested'' in a collaboration with rival Damon Albarn.The ex-Oasis frontman was asked by his Twitter followers if he'd be up for teaming up with his former band's biggest Britpop rivals Blur's...

'Spice Girls Have To Be Naughty Sometimes': Sporty And Ginger Escorted Off Stage At Blur Gig

Melanie C and Geri Horner once got escorted off stage at a Blur gig.Sporty Spice - who was linked to the 'Song 2' group's frontman Damon Albarn in 1997 - has recalled the time she...

Octavian To Feature On New Gorillaz Track

Gorillaz are set to release a collaboration with rapper Octavian. Since the start of the year, the virtual band - created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett - have been releasing tracks as part of...

Liam Gallagher Slams Noel Gallagher's Claims About His Feud With Damon Albarn

Liam Gallagher has insisted he has never warred with Damon Albarn over a girl, after Noel Gallagher blamed the famous Oasis versus Blur feud on the pair's falling out.Noel claimed this week that the war...

Oasis Versus Blur War Caused By Love Triangle

The Oasis versus Blur war was caused by a love triangle. Noel Gallagher has revealed that the infamous Nineties feud between the Britpop bands was actually caused by Liam Gallagher, 47, and Damon Albarn, 52,...

Album Of The Week: The 20th Anniversary Of Blur's Experimental Album 13

It's been 20 years since Britpop extraordinaires Blur unveiled their Mercury Prize nominated sixth album 13; a record which was very different sonically and thematically from their previous work, but nonetheless became their fourth consecutive...

Music News Round-up: New Ian Brown And Gerard Way Songs, Drake Breaks Beatles Record

DRAKE BREAKS BEATLES CHART RECORD Rap megastar Drake has just overhauled a Billboard chart record held by The Beatles for over half a century, after his new track with Bad Bunny landed in the top...

Gorillaz Confirm New Album 'The Now Now'

After a week of speculation, Damon Albarn has confirmed that there will indeed be a new Gorillaz album coming this year, unveiling two new tracks and videos from the animated band.Speaking to Zane Lowe on...

Steve Earle: Noel Gallagher Is 'Most Overrated Songwriter Ever'

Steve Earle has called Noel Gallagher ''the most overrated songwriter ever''.The 'Copperheard Road' hitmaker has slammed the Oasis legend's lyrical ability and thinks his band rocketed to fame in the 1990s because they ''behaved badly'',...

Gorillaz Have No Agenda

Damon Albarn has ''no agenda'' with Gorillaz.The 49-year-old singer loves the fact his animated band are able to adapt to whatever he is writing or whatever musical direction he is keen to explore and insists...

Gorillaz Headline Inaugural Year Of Their Demon Dayz Festival

Gorillaz have launched their very own one-day summer festival named after their second album. Demon Dayz Festival will hit Dreamland Margate in the coming months, with the electronic duo slated as the headline act of...

Wiley Praises Stormzy

Wiley says Stormzy is leading the next generation of grime.The 'Can You Hear Me?' hitmaker is really ''happy'' for the 'Shut Up' rapper for all of his success and hopes each generation going forward will...

Gorillaz Release New Anti-trump Song 'Hallelujah Money', Their First Music In Six Years

Animated band Gorillaz have dropped their first new music in nearly six years with an anti-Donald Trump protest song featuring Benjamin Clementine, called ‘Hallelujah Money’, which serves as the first taster from the group’s upcoming...

Damon Albarn Tells Glastonbury "Democracy Has Failed Us"

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has said, “democracy has failed us”, after the results of the historic referendum came in, showing Britain had voted to leave the European Union. Albarn joins a host of celebrities who...

Adele Named Songwriter Of The Year At The Ivor Novello Awards

Adele has been named as Songwriter of the Year at the 2016 Ivor Novello Awards, which recognise achievements of quality in songwriting, having been overlooked in all the other categories.The 27 year old British star...

Damon Albarn To Perform With Syrian National Orchestra For Arabic Music In Southbank Show

Blur singer Damon Albarn will perform live with the Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music at a special concert at London’s Southbank Centre later this year.The multi-talented songwriter, plus a number of other special guests...

Idris Elba, Damon Albarn And Barbara Windsor Recognised In New Year's Honours List

Idris Elba, Barbara Windsor and Blur frontman Damon Albarn were among those recognised in this year’s New Year’s Honours List. ‘Luther’ actor Elba was recognised with an OBE for his services to drama and said...

Damon Albarn Says That Alleged Feud With Adele Isn't True

Damon Albarn has rubbished recent talk of a feud with chart-topping star Adele, saying that it was “not even true” that they’d had disagreements.Albarn, the lead singer of Blur, told The Sun back in September...

Adele Regrets Working With Damon Albarn

The odd couple hit the studio together and tried to work on new material, but the union wasn't productive. Albarn and Adele didn't even complete one track and the Blur singer subsequently...

Damon Albarn Dreads Blur Gigs

The star formed the group in 1988 with Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree, and they enjoyed a string of hits in the 1990s, including Song 2 and Country House. The bandmates...

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