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Tuesday | Anorak

August 26 1995: The Day That Britpop Died

NINETEEN years ago on this very day, all the way back in 1995, teenagers tuned into the chart rundown on Radio One to find out which of Britpop's gargantuans were going to land the killer blow.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Oasis, Status Quo, Entertainment

Sat Aug 23, 2014

IcNetwork

It's Twin Town the Musical! Valleys rocker pens all-singing version of cult film

Pontypridd's Gwyncy Jones says he got the idea for a musical version of the Rhys Ifans crime caper following a conversation with the Swansea-set film's writer A former rocker who jammed with Blur's Damon Albarn and won a commendation from the Queen is planning to make a musical version of cult film favourite Twin Town.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Twin Town, Drama Movies, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, World News, United Kingdom, Rhys Ifans, Pop/Rock, Family, Kids, Merthyr Tydfil County, Wales,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NME

Gerard Way reveals video for new song 'No Shows' - " watch

'Hesitant Alien', Gerard Way's debut solo album, will be released on September 29. Way recently stated that the album is inspired by acts including Pulp, Blur, David Bowie, Morrissey and Pixies.

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Related Topix: August, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Pop/Rock, Pulp, David Bowie, The Pixies

Fri Aug 15, 2014

RollingStone

"Sister Rust"

The somber grandeur of Blur auteur Damon Albarn's recent solo debut, Everyday Robots , often had a cinematic feel.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Music, Entertainment

RollingStone

"Sister Rust"

The somber grandeur of Blur auteur Damon Albarn's recent solo debut, Everyday Robots , often had a cinematic feel.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Music, Entertainment

Thu Aug 14, 2014

York Press

Britpop At The BBC (Rhino) ***

IT'S a title that should attract the attention, and the ire, of trading standards.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Oasis, The Verve, Radiohead

Sun Aug 10, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Alex James doubtful over Blur's future

The 'Song 2' hitmakers - comprising bassist Alex, guitarist Graham Coxon , drummer Dave Rowntree and singer Damon Albarn - reformed in 2009 and have performed together a number of times since then, but the musician doesn't know what the future holds as they are so busy with other projects.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Alex, Damon Albarn

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Ultimate-guitar.com

Paul Weller: 22 Dreams [Reviews]

Released: Jun 2, 2008 Genre: Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia Label: Island, UMG Number Of Tracks: 21 With "22 Dreams" Paul Weller has the bravery to move from reserved to bolshie or strident to vulnerable where most of us wouldn't.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Oasis, Ocean Colour Scene, The Stone Roses

Fri Aug 01, 2014

South China Morning Post

Blur ditch album recorded in Hong Kong after city proved - too hot' to finish writing songs

Damon Albarn is spotted on the MTR in 2013. Graham Coxon can be seen in the background in purple glasses.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 31, 2014

South China Morning Post

Blur ditch album recorded in Hong Kong after city proved - too hot' to finish writing songs

Damon Albarn is spotted on the MTR in 2013. Graham Coxon can be seen in the background in purple glasses.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 30, 2014

NME

Gerard Way announces solo album details

The album will be released on Septembr 29 and will be available to pre-order from August 19. Fans who pre-order the album will receive the tracks 'Action Cat' and 'No Shows' instantly.

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Related Topix: Pulp, Pop/Rock

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Damon Albarn Says New Blur Album Wasn't Finished Because of Bad Weather

Damon Albarn has been cagey about whether there will ever be a follow-up to Blur 's 2003 album, Think Tank .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Alternative Addiction

Blur To Release Live At Budokan Album

Blur have released Live at the Budokan, a rare recording of their 1995 live performance in Tokyo previously only available in Japan.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Stereogum

Damon Albarn - "Sister Rust"

Damon Albarn released his debut solo album earlier this year and, while the weather may make it so that another Blur album never sees the light of day, the British musician will never stop making music.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks

DC101

New Blur Album May Never Release

It's been over ten years since there was a new Blur album. The band's last studio album was 2003's Think Tank .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

ContactMusic.com

Julian Cope: 'Teardrop Explodes Will Never Reform'

The Reward hitmakers split in 1982 after four years together following a series of disagreements between Cope and keyboardist David Balfe.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

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