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Damon Albarn News

Damon Albarn unveils 'Heavy Seas Of Love' video - watch

The track features on the Blur man's debut solo album 'Everyday Robots'

  • Apr 22, 2014

Damon Albarn clarifies his comments about heroin use

Singer says he doesn't see discussing use of illegal drug as being a mistake

  • Apr 21, 2014

Damon Albarn: 'I could put a Gorillaz record out next week'

Blur frontman and solo performer says an album will :definitely" happen in the future

  • Apr 9, 2014

Damon Albarn has discussed making an album with Noel Gallagher

The pair have discussed making music together 'at least once', he tells NME

  • Apr 8, 2014

Damon Albarn leads supergroup in live tribute to Nigerian funk pioneer William Onyeabor

Bloc Party's Kele Okereke, Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor, Ghostpoet and Money Mark also appear

  • Apr 2, 2014

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Apr 30, 2014 Rivoli Ballroom London

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May 01, 2014 Great Hall, Queen Mary University London

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May 01, 2014 Great Hall At Queen Mary University London

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May 30, 2014 Bristol Trinity Bristol

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May 30, 2014 Trinity Bristol

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May 31, 2014 Wedgewood Rooms Portsmouth/southsea

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Damon Albarn Music Videos

Lonely Press Play Play Video

Lonely Press Play

Watch the official Lonely Press Play video by Damon Albarn in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Everyday Robots (Official Video) Play Video

Everyday Robots (Official Video)

Watch the official Everyday Robots (Official Video) video by Damon Albarn in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Every Season Play Video

Every Season

Tony Allen feat Damon Albarn and Ty - Melynga - (Re)Discover the best World Music For You - Melynga is your channel for all the best reggae music and (World)African music. Find your favorite songs and artists and...

Who Is Dr Dee? (An Interview with Ben Woolley) Play Video

Who Is Dr Dee? (An Interview with Ben Woolley)

Watch the official Who Is Dr Dee? (An Interview with Ben Woolley) video by Damon Albarn in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

The Dancing King Play Video

The Dancing King

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Damon Albarn Reviews

Damon Albarn - 'Dr Dee'

Damon Albarn - 'Dr Dee'

Has its moments, but in the end, isn’t medieval life rubbish?

  • May 8, 2012

Live Review: Damon Albarn And Rufus Norris - Dr Dee

Palace Theatre, Manchester, July 1st

  • Jul 12, 2011

BBC Electric Proms

Auntie serves up a series of special shows, string sections and, er, Saturday Night Fever. Various Venues (October 22-26)

  • Nov 7, 2008

Various Artists

Monkey: Journey To The West

  • Aug 14, 2008

Albarn, Damon : Democrazy

Blur man's half-arsed, pissed-up hotel room demos...

  • Dec 13, 2003

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Damon Albarn Biography

Damon Albarn (born 23 March 1968) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He is best known for being the frontman of the Britpop/alternative rock band Blur as well as vocalist and principal songwriter of virtual band Gorillaz.

Raised in Leytonstone, East London and around Colchester, Essex, Albarn attended Stanway Comprehensive School, where he met Graham Coxon and eventually formed Blur whose debut album, Leisure, was released in 1991 to mixed reviews. After spending long periods of time touring the United States, Albarn's songwriting became increasingly influenced by British bands from the 1960s. The result of these influences came in the form of Modern Life Is Rubbish (1993), Parklife (1994) and The Great Escape (1995). All three albums received widespread critical acclaim while Blur gained mass popularity in the UK, aided by a rivalry shared with Oasis. Subsequent albums contained influences from lo-fi, electronic and hip hop music.

In 1998, Albarn along with Tank Girl creator Jamie Hewlett, formed the "virtual band" Gorillaz. Drawing influences from hip hop, electronica, dub and alternative rock, the band released their self-titled debut album in 2001 which was hugely successful worldwide. Although Albarn is the only permanent musical contributor, the albums feature many collaborations from a wide range of artists. Gorillaz are cited by the Guinness Book of World Records as the "Most Successful Virtual Band".

Other projects include working with African musicians in aid of the charity Oxfam, writing and performing lead vocals on The Good, the Bad & the Queen as part of an unnamed supergroup featuring Tony Allen, Paul Simonon and Simon Tong and composing film soundtracks. He has also ventured into the world of opera with Dr Dee and Monkey: Journey to the West.

Albarn was voted the fourth-greatest frontman of all time in a 2010 UK Poll for Q Music magazine.

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