This year's shortlist for the Mercury Music Prize has been announced and it includes FKA Twigs, Bombay Bicycle Club, Royal Blood, Nick Mulvey and Damon Albarn. Check out the full list and their current odds for winning in the replies, the winner is announced on October 29th.
Kyle Huntington on 09/10/14 - 09:55 AM
Damon Albarn has started his first solo tour in support of his album Everyday Robots which is out now. On the road he has been delving into the Blur, Gorillaz, The Good, The Bad & The Queen and Rocket Juice and The Moon catalogues too, check out what he's playing in the replies as well as his full list of current tour dates.
Kyle Huntington on 05/01/14 - 05:12 AM
You can now stream Damon Albarn's new solo album, Everyday Robots, on iTunes.
Keagan Ilvonen on 04/22/14 - 07:50 AM
Watch the new video from Damon Albarn for "Lonely Press Play" in the replies. His debut solo album, Everyday Robots, is released on April 28th.
Kyle Huntington on 02/27/14 - 11:53 AM
Damon Albarn (Blur & Gorillaz) has announced that he will release his debut solo album, Everyday Robots on April 29th via Warner Bros. Records. You can check out the album art and title track in the replies.

Track Listing
01) Everyday Robots
02) Hostiles
03) Lonely Press Play
04) Mr Tembo
05) Parakeet
06) The Selfish Giant
07) You And Me
08) Hollow Ponds
09) Seven High
10) Photographs (You Are Taking Now)
11) The History Of A Cheating Heart
12) Heavy Seas Of Love
Keagan Ilvonen on 01/20/14 - 10:13 AM
In the words of another legendary British musician, stop me, stop me, stop me if you've heard this one before...Damon Albarn recently announced while on stage in Hong Kong that Blur will soon be returning to the studio to work on a new record. Let's hope it ends up better than the last time they tried that.
Chris Collum on 05/07/13 - 09:14 AM
Bobby Womack, who released the superb "comeback" album The Greatest Man In The Universe last year which was produced by Damon Albarn and Richard Russell, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's and is in the early stages of the disease.
From The Interview"The doctor says there are signs of Alzheimer’s, it’s not bad yet but will get worse." he told BBC 6 Music, "How can I not remember songs I wrote? It’s frustrating."

"The most embarrassing thing was when we were getting ready to announce Damon and I can't remember his last name," he continued, "That's so embarrassing."
Kyle Huntington on 01/02/13 - 07:51 AM
A video of Damon Albarn playing live at POEM 2012 has surfaced which seems to be him premiering an acoustic version of a new Blur song titled "The Puritan". Hit the replies to watch it.
Kyle Huntington on 06/16/12 - 05:10 AM
Hit the replies to check out a selection of performances from this week's Later...with Jools Holland including Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz), St. Vincent and Richard Hawley.
Kyle Huntington on 05/02/12 - 07:56 AM
Listen to a brand new Bobby Womack song titled "The Bravest Man In The Universe" in the replies. The track is taken from his forthcoming album of the same name which is released on June 12th via XL Recordings and was co-produced by Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) and Richard Russell.
Kyle Huntington on 05/01/12 - 07:41 AM
Damon Albarn recently set the record straight on a previous article that claimed he said there would be no more Blur or Gorillaz.
From The Interview"No. That comes from an article which was an interesting take on a very long conversation. I don’t know how we’ll feel when we play Hyde Park. [As for Gorillaz] When Jamie Hewlett and I have worked out our differences, I’m sure we’ll make another record. We’ve been through too much together for it to be that big of a mountain to climb. We’ve just fallen out like mates do sometimes. I’m not the only person to fall out with mates and then make up again – everyone does it."
Kyle Huntington on 04/25/12 - 05:08 AM
In a recent interview with The Guardian Damon Albarn spoke about how the forthcoming Hyde Park concert should be Blur's last and that the revival of Gorillaz is highly unlikely.
From The Interview"I find it very easy to record with Graham (Coxon)," Albarn said. "He's a daily musician. With the other two, it's harder for them to reconnect … It's fine when we play live: it's really magical still. But actually recording new stuff, and swapping musical influences … it's quite difficult."
Kyle Huntington on 04/10/12 - 06:08 AM
Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon debuted a brand new Blur song at tonight's War Child gig in London, England. Head over to Consequence Of Sound to stream a live recording of the song titled, "Under The Westway."

Update: Watch a performance of this song from the same gig here.
Kyle Huntington on 02/19/12 - 05:06 PM
Damon Albarn, James Murphy and Andre 3000 will be collaborating for a Converse "Three Artists, One Song" song called "DoYaThing" that will be available on Converse.com on February 23rd.
Paul Tao on 02/09/12 - 12:18 PM
Watch Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) perform a new song called "Apple Carts" live on British television here. The song is taken from his forthcoming opera titled, Doctor Dee.
Kyle Huntington on 06/19/11 - 01:53 PM
The Black Ghosts have released their new video for their single "Repetition Kills You," which you can watch in the replies. The song features guest vocals by Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz). Their debut album is out July 8th.
Paul Tao on 06/24/08 - 03:10 PM

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