Alex James

Blur’s Alex James has launched a new ‘Britpop’ sparkling wine

The bassist has also had a career as a professional cheesemaker

Listen to two new Blur songs, ‘The Rabbi’ and ‘The Swan’

The two new tracks are featured on the deluxe version of 'The Ballad Of Darren'

Alex James says going back to Blur was more “relaxing” than parenting

“Playing the bass in a rock band is the easiest thing”

Watch Blur’s Alex James play ‘Vindaloo’ at Wembley Stadium

"Wembley is the spiritual home of 'Vindaloo'"

Blur: every album ranked in order of greatness

The Colchester band have reunited for a string of shows and a new album. NME looks back at the story so far.

Here’s what Blur performed at Wembley

Including the hits and one song played for the first time since 1994

Watch Blur play ‘Sing’ live for the first time in a decade

They also performed ‘Country Sad Ballad Man’ for the first time since 2015

Blur on recording their new album ‘The Ballad Of Darren’: “There were moments of utter joy”

Speaking in a press conference at Colchester Castle, the Britpop icons opened up about the recording process of their ninth studio album