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Saturday | Now Toronto

Local singers are casual, playful, and so obviously having a blast

Toronto's Choir! Choir! Choir! singing crew have been playing all kinds of gigs lately.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Smiths

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Damon Albarn Writing West End Musical

The Blur star has previously worked on two experimental operas, Monkey: Journey to the West and Dr Dee, which debuted in Manchester, England in 2007 and 2011, respectively.

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Related Topix: Damon Albarn, Pop/Rock, Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Hampshire Chronicle

Black Keys end Latitude festival

Latitude festival has come to an end with The Black Keys headlining the final night of the arts and music event.

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Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Two Door Cinema Club

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Blur Stage Mini Reunion at Latitude, Delight Audiences

The weather over the weekend may have been unpredictable, but there was one nice surprise in store for revellers at Latitude Festival when Damon Albarn was joined onstage by Blur bandmate Graham Coxon.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Watches, Weather

Daily Star

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Damon Albarn brought on Blur guitarist Graham Coxon for their hit Tender in what was already a moving set - as the heavens immediately opened again.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Photo gallery: Stunning shots taken at Latitude as festival-goers...

After a wet start the sun is out and the excitement is building for Damon Albarn's headline set at Latitude.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Congleton Guardian

Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon staged a mini-Blur revival as rain fell on the Latitude festival.

Guitarist Coxon joined his former bandmate on stage for an encore as thunder rumbled and lightning forked across the sky above the main arena at Henham Park in Suffolk.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Damon Albarn will be joined by 'special guest' at Latitude gig

Latitude boss Melvin Benn says Damon Albarn has a mouth-watering night in store after letting slip that the former Blur frontman will be joined by "a figure from his musical past".

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Oxford Times

More Big Feastival acts announced

Organisers of the Big Feastival, in Kingham, hosted by Alex James and Jamie Oliver, have announced its programme of events.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Pop/Rock

Witney Gazette

Pictures from the annual Big Feastival from Alex James' Farm in Kingham

Organisers of the Big Feastival, in Kingham, hosted by Alex James and Jamie Oliver, have announced its programme of events.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Bonnaroo Day 3 Review

The weather finally turned bright and sunny on day 3 of Bonnaroo, although passing clouds kept temperates relatively moderate for a June Manchester, Tennessee day.

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Related Topix: Manchester, TN, Pop/Rock, De la Soul, Hip-Hop, Gorillaz

Tue Jul 08, 2014

NME

Damon Albarn on Bobby Womack: 'He taught me things that will never leave me'

Damon Albarn has talked about some of his experiences working with soul singer Bobby Womack, who died on June 27. Speaking to Julian Worricker for BBC Radio 4's The Last Word , the Blur singer reminisced about working with Womack in the studio.

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Related Topix: Bobby Womack, Soul, Pop/Rock

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

BDO just a Blur as Albarn returns

The Sydney Opera House has announced Albarn will play "an intimate performance ... on December 15 to celebrate the recent release of his critically acclaimed [debut] solo album, Everyday Robots ".

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Star

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A stone's throw from the O2 in London, it made a cameo appearance in the video for Blur's single Parklife back in 1994.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Life, Food, Seafood, Travel

ContactMusic.com

Damon Albarn, Heavy Seas Of Love - Single Review

He's well-traversed in various genres of music, from his history with Britpop success Blur and experimental virtual project Gorillaz, to his collaborative African music project, but Damon Albarn has finally ventured into solo territory with his debut album 'Everyday Robots'.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 02, 2014

NME

Damon Albarn contributes vocals to new Tony Allen song 'Go Back' - listen

The Blur frontman and solo artist sings on track called 'Go Back', which you can listen to above.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blues, The Black Keys

Stereogum

The 10 Best Gorillaz Songs

Over the course of the last three months, I've seen Damon Albarn perform four times, and a certain quality of his career was boldly underlined: there are great disparities between who knows him, where they know him from, and where they know him from without realizing it .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Gorillaz

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Spin

Unreleased Performances from Blur, Pulp, More to Surface on 'Britpop at BBC'

BBC has already picked up on this fact and has celebrated with some special programming and today they've announced further fanfare in the form of Britpop at the BBC , a new compilation of unreleased live performances from the era, according to NME .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Manic Street Preachers, The Charlatans

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