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Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn


Blur: The Great Escape?

Profile and Interview by Dorian Lynskey, Bang, December 2003

Blur are no longer the centre of Damon Albarn's world and he says he finds the idea of turning into a career band like U2 ...

Damon Albarn: The Great Escape

Report and Interview by Andrew Purcell, Independent, The, April 2008

THERE ARE GHOSTS at the Apollo. Bobby Byrd holds his master's cape, the amateur night regulars bawl and shimmy, and Fats Gonder asks: "Are you ...

Afro-Indie: Across The Great Divide

Report and Interview by Ben Thompson, Observer, The, June 2008

Suddenly indie rockers are embracing African sounds. Could the long years of a cultural apartheid be coming to a close, asks Ben Thompson ...

Damon Albarn And The Honest Jon's Revue: Uptown Rankin'

Report and Interview by Ken Scrudato, Filter, June 2009

OH DEAR. Damon Albarn is at it again. ...

Damon Albarn: Dr Dee live, Manchester International Festival

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, Quietus, The, July 2011

Stephen Dalton at the Manchester International Festival finds Damon "the Martin Amis of Britpop" Albarn's musical about the life of Dr John Dee to be ...

Damon Albarn: "I'm Sort Of English Melancholy"

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Quietus, The, March 2012

With an upcoming Blur show and a number of albums set for release in the coming months, Damon Albarn's 2012 looks set to be as ...

Damon Albarn in Mali

Report and Interview by Sheryl Garratt, Seven, July 2012

Between staging an opera and preparing for Blur's Olympic show, Damon Albarn travelled to Mali to spend quality time with an old friend. But Islamic ...

Africa Express: Ritz, Manchester

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, Times, The, September 2012

DAMON ALBARN has had a busier Olympic summer than even Lord Coe, juggling multiple Games-linked projects including his Doctor Dee opera and Blur’s mammoth Hyde ...

see also Blur

see also Good The Bad and The Queen, The

see also Gorillaz

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