Damon Albarn

10 Things You Never Knew About Damon Albarn

From ‘Parklife’ meddling to animated band head honcho; we peek into the weird and wonderful life of the Britpop innovator.<p><b>1.</b>Blur were originally …

Clint Eastwood

Damon Albarn is boasting about how many stages he's fallen off

<b>In a quite bizarre bit of musician one-upmanship, craggy nineties front geezer Damon Albarn the other day responded to concerns about his bandmate’s</b> …

Clint Eastwood

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Del the Funky Homosapien Fractured 7 Ribs and Punctured a Lung in Stage Fall

Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn explained the extent of Del's injuries to Beats 1's Matt Wilkinson yesterday.<p>Del the Funky Homosapien is still recovering at a hospital in Denmark, after falling off stage during Gorillaz' headline set at Roskilde Festival last Saturday night. According to Damon …

Britpop

Damon Albarn on England’s World Cup run: ‘I’ve never felt this feeling before’

The Blur and Gorillaz man has shared his views on the team's form in the tournament so far<p>Damon Albarn has shared his views on England’s World Cup …

Britpop

Damon Albarn regrets getting his knob out on stage

<b>Beloved Britpop icon and latter-day cartoon frontman Damon Albarn this week recalled how he once flopped out his wang on stage with Blur – and</b> …

Britpop

‘I was basically naked from the waist down’ – Damon Albarn on the worst gig his life

“Just imagine if anyone had taken film of that, that as a meme!”<p>Damon Albarn has revealed that an incident in which he pulled down his pants and …

Music

Gorillaz Set Cut Short After Del the Funky Homosapien Falls Off Stage

Gorillaz cut their set short after their collaborator Del the Funky Homosapien fell off stage mid-song on Saturday night at Roskilde Festival in Denmark. They were playing their closing song “Clint Eastwood,” when Del came out to do his verse and quickly took a misstep right off the stage. The …

Music

Open’er Festival 2018: Gorillaz stun Gdynia with career-spanning headline set

All hail Damon.<p>Gorillaz headlined the third day of Open’er Festival 2018 last night, stunning the 60,000 strong crowd with a set that received one of …

Gorillaz

Gorillaz's 'The Now Now' Rises From a Personal Place of Ennui for Damon Albarn

<i>The Now Now</i> was largely conceived on the road. It flits from place to place with the noncommittal wanderlust of a rock star who travels the world but …

Gorillaz

Gorillaz’ Damon Albarn Says Kanye West “Trapped” Paul McCartney

In a new interview with French publication <i>L’Obs,</i> Damon Albarn recently revealed that he warned Paul McCartney about working with Kanye West. The …

Music

Gorillaz: The Now Now review – too much of a breeze

It still seems deeply strange that Gorillaz won this year’s Brit award for best group. The “group” is essentially a collection of Damon Albarn’s alter egos, and 2017’s <i>Humanz</i> album wasn’t anywhere near their best work, an overstuffed grab bag of predictably quirky cameos and underdeveloped sketches …

Music (UK)

Gorillaz, The Now Now review: Damon Albarn finally sees that less is more

The Now Now is Gorillaz' sixth album, which is a pretty prolific output for an imaginary group. It follows fast on the heels of last year's sprawling Humanz. More significantly, it is the 22nd full-length musical work from Damon Albarn in the 18 years since he and artist Jamie Hewlett first …

Celebrity (UK)

Gorillaz: The Now Now review – Damon Albarn and co dial down the maximalism

Hot on the heels of their 2017 record Humanz – a guest-star-strewn collection of gloomy dance music – comes the sixth album from Damon Albarn’s animated outfit. Unlike its predecessor, The Now Now enlists few collaborators: jazz guitarist George Benson supplies opener Humility with a gorgeously …

Music

Listen to Gorillaz' New Album 'The Now Now'

Damon Albarn and co have released their follow up to 'Humanz'.<p>Damon Albarn's cartoon band Gorillaz have released <i>The Now Now</i>, the follow up to their most recent record <i>Humanz</i>. The album includes features from George Benson, Snoop Dogg and Jamie Principle. Last week, the band performed The Now Now in …

New Albums

Gorillaz share new album, ‘The Now Now’: Listen

The sixth studio album from Damon Albarn’s animated band is finally here...<p>Gorillaz have shared their sixth studio album, ‘The Now Now’, via …

DJs

Gorillaz Release Eclectic, Focused, Introspective New Album 'The Now Now'

Gorillaz have released their new album The Now Now. After their sprawling, feature-heavy album last year Humanz, the group has toned things down a …

Music

Gorillaz Return With 'The Now Now': Stream It Here

No more monkeying about: <b>Gorillaz</b> are back with <i>The Now Now.</i> Produced by Gorillaz, with James Ford and Remi Kabaka, the album spans 11 tracks, …

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Damon Albarn Says Kanye West Trapped Paul McCartney in ‘Abusive Collaboration’

Damon Albarn has a problem with Kanye West’s 2015 single “FourFiveSeconds” featuring Rihanna and Paul McCartney. The Blur frontman and founding …

Paul McCartney

Damon Albarn Says Kanye ‘Trapped’ Paul McCartney in ‘Abusive Collaboration’

In an interview with French publication <i>L’Obs</i>, Gorillaz founder Damon Albarn got heated over what he says was an “abusive” collaboration between Kanye …

Music

Stream Gorillaz’s New Album The Now Now

Gorillaz have released a good chunk their new LP The Now Now. They shared five singles, played most of the album during a concert in Germany, and …

Music

Watch Gorillaz debut new album The Now Now in Tokyo

The band’s new album is out on June 29.<p>Later this month Gorillaz, the animated project from the brains of Damon Albarn and illustrator Jamie Hewlett, …

New Albums

Watch Gorillaz play new album 'The Now Now' live in Tokyo

Gorillaz were in Tokyo yesterday to play the entirety of new album The Now Now live.<p>Damon Albarn was joined by a full live band to perform the band’s …

New Albums

Gorillaz - The Now Now

A stripped down cast power a jubilant and solidly varied Gorillaz album...It’s quite easy to lose sight of the fact that ‘The Now Now’ was rushed …

Snoop Dogg

Watch Gorillaz play new album ‘The Now Now’ in full

The band performed their much-anticipated new album at a live show in Tokyo...<p>Gorillaz have performed their forthcoming new album, 'The Now Now', in …

DJs

Tamar Osborn

Collocutor’s composer and driving force Tamar graduated from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in 2000.<br>A strong classical background complemented …

The Theatre

Gorillaz Share New Song 'Hollywood'

Featuring Snoop Dogg and Jamie Principle...<b>Gorillaz</b> have shared thumping new song 'Hollywood'.The multimedia pop collective will release new album …

New Singles

Gorillaz Link Up With Snoop Dogg on New Song “Hollywood”: Listen

Gorillaz have shared a new song featuring Snoop Dogg. Check out a visualizer for “Hollywood” below. The new single is taken from the band’s upcoming album <i>The Now Now</i>, out June 29. Gorillaz performed the song earlier this year during a show in Chile. They previously tapped Snoop Dogg for the <i>Plastic</i> …

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Gorillaz – “Hollywood” (Feat. Snoop Dogg & Jamie Principle)

Gorillaz are releasing their new album, The Now Now, next week. It's the follow-up to Humanz, which was released only a year ago, and Damon Albarn …

Snoop Dogg

Gorillaz's Damon Albarn says he's "permanently dissatisfied" with his work

Damon Albarn, the musical mind behind the Gorillaz, has released a diverse collection of music throughout his career and is beloved for his unique …

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