Articles Tagged 'Alex James'

Blur’s Alex James Preps for Music and Food Festival… On His Farm

While he joined his Blur bandmates for a string of UK festival shows in 2009, including an epic return to Glastonbury, bassist Alex James continues to relish in the quiet life on his 200-acre farm in Oxfordshire, England. The father of five spends his days making cheese (still can’t believe it) and he’s previously divulged […]

Music Roundup: Ready Yourself to ‘Rock & Roll’ With Frank Turner

Frank Turner is a surprising diamond in the UK’s mostly pop-laden rough. The London punk-bred songster, educated at Eton, spent much of the new millennium rocking out with hardcore outfits such as Kneejerk and Million Dead. But during the last five years, Turner has scrupulously honed his high-spirited acoustic guitar-driven sound, as heard on his […]

Blur To Give It One Last Go – With Graham Coxon?

Britpop survives for another day: Damon Albarn had recently suggested that Blur was dead, but Alex James says the band is going to give it another shot. And better yet, Graham Coxon, who split from the band four years ago, may return. "We're all heading into the studio together this summer – Graham's coming too," […]