Tag Archives: Damon Albarn

Who’s Who in the Mercury Prize 2014

We’re all busy people, and the world of music appears to be churning over with ever-growing speed, so it’s beneficial to sometimes have a signpost that suggests which records from the last 12 months are worth bothering with ...

WATCH: Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn End Britpop Feud

For anyone who followed Britpop in the 1990s, this news may come as a shock: Noel Gallagher of Oasis performed on stage with Blur’s Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon on Saturday. I’ll give you a second to pick your jaw up off the ...

Happy 90th Birthday, The BBC!

Today is the anniversary of the very first broadcast by the BBC, back in 1922. It was just a radio signal at the time, made by what was then called the British Broadcasting Company (it was later incorporated).

The Brit List: Summer of London – 10 Great London Songs

“The Lambeth Walk”

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Five Great British Songs Re-imagined By American Artists

Willie Nelson, no shrinking violet in the songwriting stakes himself, has lent his distinctively weathered vocal tones to a cover version of the Coldplay song “The Scientist,” which has been used as the soundtrack to a ...

News Roundup: Daniel Craig Hates Facebook and Twitter, James Corden’s Baby Anxiety, and Jay-Z Hearts Elbow

For all that his character James Bond is adept with modern technology, you won’t see Daniel Craig settling down with an iPad to put his innermost feelings on social networking sites. He’s not a fan: “I am bloody not ...

Will Blur Tour America Again?

If you’re one of the many U.S.

It’s a Britpop April Fool

It’s a nerve-wracking time for gossip enthusiasts, April 1st. Out there, minds immeasurably inferior to our own are attempting to have a little fun with the April Fool’s Day tradition by coming up with silly stories that ...

Damon Albarn Prepares New Elizabethan Opera

Anyone who still thought that former Blur frontman Damon Albarn was just a showboating mockney popinjay – and bumptious to boot – is probably going to have to give in to the overwhelming body of evidence to the contrary, if ...

Music Roundup: The Quizzical Brilliance of Fujiya & Miyagi

Brighton, England’s Fujiya & Miyagi return with their first album in three years with Ventriloquizzing. It’s another fascinating trip inside the foursome’s eccentric electronic sonicsphere, but this time they joined ...