Alex James

Damon Albarn says it’s time to “wrap up” Blur again: “It’s too much for me”

“I’m not saying I won’t do it again, it was a beautiful success, but I’m not dwelling on the past"

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

Damon Albarn “really didn’t want anyone in the studio but Graham” when starting work on new album

‘The Ballad Of Darren’ is set for release on July 21

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

Watch Blur bring ‘Country House’ back to setlist and play ‘Luminous’ for first time in 24 years at Primavera Sound

They also played tracks from their upcoming album ‘The Ballad Of Darren’