Damon Albarn

From Blur To Dr Dee: My Fascination With Damon Albarn

Charlie Clissitt | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Charlie Clissitt

On Friday 10th February, it will be exactly twenty years since Blur released their eponymous fifth album - a record that unapologetically tore up the ...

Damon Albarn 'Demands Apology From Adele'

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Blur’s frontman Damon Albarn has reportedly demanded an apology from Adele after he claimed he was treated ‘appallingly’ by the ‘Hello’ sing...

Damon Has Something To Say About Those Adele Rift Rumours

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Damon Albarn has made an attempt to dispel reports of a feud with Adele, rubbishing claims that there’s tension between them. READ MORE: Music...

Adele Responds To Damon Albarn (And She Is Not Happy!)

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Adele has hit back at Damon Albarn, after he criticised her in the press. READ MORE: So Just How Similar Is Adele's 'Hello' To This Ancient Tom Wa...

Damon Albarn Has Heard Adele's New Material... And He's Not Impressed

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Adele fans awaiting her much-anticipated new album might be disappointed to hear that it’s not exactly groundbreaking stuff… at least if you ask D...

Damon Albarn Gives A Masterclass In Memorable Stage Exits

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Damon Albarn is certainly showing no signs of slowing down, as fans at Denmark’s Roskilde festival found out, when the Blur frontman performed a who...

Rachel McGrath

Are Fleetwood Mac The Festival Booking Of The Summer? Probably, Yes.

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel McGrath | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Fleetwood Mac confirmed what many of us knew already at the Isle Of Wight Festival over the weekend. As they performed a stonking 20-track set, they r...

Blur Reveal New Album Plans And Confirm Festival Headline Slot

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Blur will release their first new album in 12 years, ‘The Magic Whip’, it has been confirmed, and they’ll also be headlining the British Summer...

Damon Talks Band Aid 30: 'There Are Problems With Our Idea Of Charity'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Damon Albarn has spoken about the Band Aid 30 single, and suggested the UK's attitude towards charity may be problematic. SEE MORE: REVIEW: Band A...

Russell Brand Hits Back At Parklife Craze The Only Way He Knows How...

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

The universe has eaten itself once again. Just days ago, an astute tweeter observed that the musings of Russell Brand in his political magnum opus "Re...

Here's Russell Brand Spliced With Blur's #Parklife

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK

Self-described messiah Russell Brand has spent the week being mocked online with the hashtag #Parklife. The reference is of course to the 1994 Blur...

Who's Been Nominated For This Year's Mercury Prize?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

The 12 albums shortlisted for this year’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2014 have been announced, with Damon Albarn, Bombay Bicycle Club and Royal Blood...

Lily Allen And Damon Albarn Headline Latitude Festival

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Lily Allen and Blur frontman Damon Albarn headlined Latitude Festival this weekend, performing alongside acts including Haim and The Black Keys. T...

Caroline Frost

FILM REVIEW: We Are Many - Tireless, Ambitious Filmmaking

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

It took director Amir Amirani eight years and two re-mortgages to bring this to the screen, and it shows. 'We Are Many' is an incredibly ambitious fil...

Damon Albarn Joins East End Pub Singers, The Gents, for a Good Old Fashioned knees-up. Long live pianos in pubs!

Kat Jackman | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Last week Damon Albarn finished performing at his own gig following the launch of his first solo album Everyday Robots and decided to join in the fun by singing a version of Parklife with these two naughty scamps. In this special case - their performance was filmed on an iPhone and the footage, as you would imagine, ended up on YouTube.

Pics: Celebrating 20 Years Since 'Parklife'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Exactly 20 years ago today, 24 April 2014, Blur released their third studio album ‘Parklife’. With tracks including ‘Girls & Boys’ and ‘...

A Mourning With Jessica Albarn - The Plight of the Bumblebee

Gisele Scanlon | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Gisele Scanlon

Jessica Albarn has won numerous accolades for her art, books and films, but until her last film "The Boy In The Oak", she had never made one where she collaborated so closely with her brother - Damon Albarn.

'Heroin Freed Me Up'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Damon Albarn has opened up about his use of heroin in the past, calling it an "incredibly productive" time in his career. "[Heroin] freed me up," ...

The War on Drugs and the Rehabilitation of 80s Music

Dan Tickner | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dan Tickner

Something about the release of Lost In The Dream seems to make the circle complete. This record is by no means an eighties pastiche (single Red Eyes nods to, if not current Arcade Fire, then certainly The Suburbs) and very much belongs to 2014.

David Bailey's Stardust on Show at the National Portrait Gallery

Victoria Sadler | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

David Bailey is one of the world's most distinguished and distinctive photographers and this exciting exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, the largest exhibition ever of Bailey's work, reflects the diversity of his extraordinary career as well as putting on show his most defining images.

Talking With a Traveling Man

Daniel Cadwallader | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Cadwallader

Born in Lagos Nigeria, then moving to Holland as a youngster before attending university at Cambridge and then finally settling in the not-so-sleepy seaside town of Brighton, this trail blazed by the producer/musician has left an indelible mark on his music, both as the bassist in, electro/indie pioneers, Metronomy and as a solo artist.

Dr Robert of The Blow Monkeys: A New and Better Man

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

The uncontrollable forelock of hair is still there, but time has remade Dr Robert. Today, as the frontman of The Blow Monkeys, he is older, wiser, and when he speaks he's quick to laugh. But when he listens, it's with a quiet focus.

'I'm Really Worried, I Had To Offer My Support' (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

Dame Vivian Westwood and Jude Law were just two of the thousands of demonstrators across the UK who have demonstrated in outrage at the pirac charges ...

Phil Daniels: New Movie 'Vinyl' Takes On the Music Business

Jason Holmes | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

The stars and director of new British film Vinyl chat to Jason Holmes about how pulling together on a small-budget film makes for some tidy work.

Blur's Frontman Helps BBC Radio Mark 90 Years On Air

PA | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

A composition created by Blur frontman Damon Albarn will be played on every BBC radio station at the same time on Wednesday to mark 90 years since the...