Category: Damon Albarn

DAMON ALBARN/PAUL SIMONON/THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE QUEEN interview – Evening Standard, 29 March 2019

Well here we are. The Union Jack stockings did not need to go on the mantelpiece last night and Father Brexit has delayed his visit down the chimney. Another Brexit Day event has been more reliable, however: tonight, as scheduled, Damon Albarn will open the flaps of a big top in east London and welcome musicians from countries including Mali,… Read more →

TEENAGE CANCER TRUST: Noel Gallagher, Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon, Albert Hall – Evening Standard, 25 March 2013

If Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn can share a stage, there’s hope for an Oasis reunion yet. On Saturday night they made Britpop history with Blur’s Graham Coxon on guitar and Paul Weller, no less, playing drums as though he’d never seen a kit in his life. Gallagher shared backing vocals on Blur’s Tender, and all was well with the… Read more →

OXJAM/DAMON ALBARN – Evening Standard, 9 Sept 2011

The biggest UK charity music event of the year is about to take place but our stadiums will remain mercifully free of weeping megastars. Throughout October, the Oxjam festival in aid of Oxfam in 800 venues will host about 9,000 bands, all raising money with the support of the organisation. It’s a grassroots affair that will involve local acts and… Read more →