Damon Albarn
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1968-03-23
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Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn Biography (Wikipedia)

Damon Albarn OBE (born 23 March 1968) is an English musician, best known as the lead singer of the British rock band Blur as well as the co-founder, lead vocalist, instrumentalist, and principal songwriter of the virtual band Gorillaz.

Raised in Leytonstone, East London, and around Colchester, Essex, Albarn attended the Stanway School, where he met guitarist Graham Coxon and formed Blur, which released its debut album Leisure in 1991. After spending long periods touring the U.S., Albarn's songwriting became increasingly influenced by British bands from the 1960s. The result was Modern Life Is Rubbish (1993), Parklife (1994) and The Great Escape (1995). All three albums received critical acclaim while Blur gained mass popularity in the UK, aided by a Britpop rivalry with Oasis. Subsequent albums such as Blur (1997), 13 (1999), and Think Tank (2003) incorporated influences from lo-fi, electronic and hip hop music.

Albarn formed the virtual band Gorillaz in 1998 with comic book artist Jamie Hewlett. Drawing influences from alternative rock, trip hop, hip hop, electronica, dub, reggae and pop, Gorillaz released their self-titled debut album in 2001 to worldwide success, spawning successful follow-ups Demon Days (2005), Plastic Beach, The Fall (both released in 2010), Humanz (2017), and The Now Now (2018). Although Albarn is the only permanent musical contributor, Gorillaz albums typically feature collaborations from a range of artists. Gorillaz are cited by the Guinness Book of World Records as the "Most Successful Virtual Band".

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Damon Albarn Performances & Interviews


Damon Albarn Tracks

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Nic Fanciulli
Saying (Kölsch Remix) (feat. Damon Albarn)
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Saying (Kölsch Remix) (feat. Damon Albarn)
Damon Albarn
Heavy Seas Of Love
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Heavy Seas Of Love
Tony Allen
Go Back (feat. Damon Albarn)
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Go Back (feat. Damon Albarn)
Damon Albarn
Mr Tembo
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Mr Tembo
Damon Albarn
Edward Kelley
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Edward Kelley
Nic Fanciulli
Saying (Kölsch Remix)
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Saying (Kölsch Remix)
Africa Express Presents The Orchestra Of Syrian Musicians, Damon Albarn & Paul Weller
Blackbird
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Blackbird

Blackbird

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Africa Express Presents The Orchestra Of Syrian Musicians
Paul Weller
Nic Fanciulli
Saying (feat. Damon Albarn)
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Saying (feat. Damon Albarn)
Damon Albarn
Everyday Robots
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Everyday Robots
Jupiter & Okwess
Musonsu (feat. Damon Albarn)
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Musonsu (feat. Damon Albarn)
Damon Albarn
Lonely Press Play
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Lonely Press Play
Mura Masa
Blu (feat. Damon Albarn)
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Blu (feat. Damon Albarn)
The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians
Blackbird
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Blackbird
Damon Albarn
Hollow Ponds
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Hollow Ponds
De La Soul
Here And After (feat. Damon Albarn)
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Here And After (feat. Damon Albarn)
The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians & Damon Albarn
Noura Song (Glastonbury 2016)
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Noura Song (Glastonbury 2016)

Noura Song (Glastonbury 2016)

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The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians
The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians & Damon Albarn
Ya Mahla'L (Glastonbury 2016)
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Ya Mahla'L (Glastonbury 2016)

Ya Mahla'L (Glastonbury 2016)

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The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians
Kano
Deep Blues (feat. Damon Albarn)
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Deep Blues (feat. Damon Albarn)
Fufanu
Ballerina In The Rain (Damon Albarn remix)
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Ballerina In The Rain (Damon Albarn remix)
Tony Allen
Go Back (Fort Romeau Remix) (feat. Damon Albarn)
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Go Back (Fort Romeau Remix) (feat. Damon Albarn)
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2016
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2016-06-24T11:34:49
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2016
Glastonbury: 2016

Glastonbury: 2016

11:00
Worthy Farm, Pilton
6 Music at Latitude: 6 Music at Latitude 2014
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Henham Park, Suffolk
2014-07-17T11:34:49
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Jul
2014

6 Music at Latitude: 6 Music at Latitude 2014

11:00
Henham Park, Suffolk
6 Music Festival: 2014
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Victoria Warehouse, Manchester
2014-02-28T11:34:49
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28
Feb
2014
6 Music Festival: 2014

6 Music Festival: 2014

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

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