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  1. Musician Drama - 5 Stories Being Overshadowed By Ja RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... Damon: "It ended up being one of those 'don't meet your idol' moments. And the saddest thing was that I was such a big Blur fan growing up. But it was sad, and I regret hanging out with him." -Damon has since gone on to call Adele's music "middle of ...

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  2. Blur's Damon Albarn makes good with Oasis rival Noel Gallagher on new songRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | USA Today

    The sparring Oasis guitarist and Blur frontman collaborate on Gorillaz song 'We Got The Power,' off new album 'Humanz,' out Friday. Blur's Damon Albarn makes good with Oasis rival Noel Gallagher on new song The sparring Oasis guitarist and Blur frontman collaborate on Gorillaz song 'We Got The Power,' off new album 'Humanz,' out Friday.

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  3. Gorillaz throw a post-apocalyptic dance party on 'Humanz'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    The first Gorillaz album in six years, "Humanz" , ends with a tongue-in-cheek musical detente between two former Britpop rivals - Blur's Damon Albarn and Oasis' Noel Gallagher. "We got the power to be loving each other," they sing, a notion that brought Noel's estranged brother Liam Gallagher to a boil.

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  4. Reviews: Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.,' Gorillaz's 'Humanz' cement their status as visionariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Gorillaz has been around since 2000 - or even longer, if you factor in the laborious conceptualization process between Blur's Damon Albarn and visual artist Jamie Hewlett. However big they expected their gruff but giddy cartoon side project to ...

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  5. Liam Gallagher Definitely Does Not Approve of Noel's Gorillaz CollaboRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Billboard

    Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher attend The EMI Puma Cobra post BRIT awards party at the O2 on Feb. 21, 2012 in London. Former Britpop rivals Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher put decades of Blur vs. Oasis feuding to rest by collaborating on "We've Got The Power," the closing track off of the new Gorillaz album Humanz .

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  6. Damon Albarn says he'll 'never' work with AdeleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RTE.ie

    ... asked me to work with her and I took the time out for her . . . Will she use any of the stuff? I don't think so." The Blur and Gorillaz singer added: "The thing is, she's very insecure. And she doesn't need to be, she's still so young". He also ...

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  7. The Week's Best New Music: Feist, Gorillaz, Mary J. Blige & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Billboard

    ... are the essential songs and albums you need to know this week. The animated band of trip-hop purveyors (masterminded by Blur's Damon Albarn) is back with their first album in seven years, Humanz . Over 19 tracks on the deluxe edition, Humanz boasts ...

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  8. Gorillaz Throw A Dark Party For Dark Times On Much-Anticipated 'Humanz'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicagoist

    Gorillaz has come a long way as a cultural phenomenon. Started as a side pop project by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and Tank Girl creator and artist Jamie Hewlett as an attempt to graft biting social commentary to a postmodern version of The Archies in 1998, the duo is probably just as surprised as everyone else that in 2017 that same "cartoon" group would be releasing one of the most anticipated albums of the year, Humanz .

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  9. Music News Damon Albarn says hea ll a nevera work with AdeleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NME

    ... being one of those 'don't meet your idol' moments," Adele later revealed . "The saddest thing was that I was such a big Blur fan growing up. But it was sad, and I regret hanging out with him." Speaking to The Sun about the success of Gorillaz second ...

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  10. Liam Gallagher Reviews Gorillaz, Declares War on Noel and "That Gobshite Out of Blur"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Spin

    The newly released Gorillaz album includes a song Damon Albarn made with help from Noel Gallagher, his former rival from back in the Blur vs. Oasis days. What would other Oasis brother Liam Gallagher think? Who cares , Albarn and Noel Gallagher agreed.

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  11. Damon Albarn rules out 'ever' working with Adele againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sequoyah County Times

    The Blur frontman spent time in the studio with the 'Hello' hitmaker in 2015 making potential songs for her album '25', but none of them made the final cut, and now the 49-year-old rocker has ruled out further collaborations with the pop superstar. Speaking about how teaming up with other artists is basically pop music now, and referencing his band Gorillaz' 2005 album 'Damon Dayz', he told The Sun newspaper: "Collaborating and following on the internet a <.a <.a <.a When the 28-year-old singer's came out, Damon labelled it "very middle of the road" prompting Adele to publicly state she wished she had never agreed to work with him.

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  12. Liam Gallagher slams Damon Albarn for Noel Gallagher collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sequoyah County Times

    Liam Gallagher has hit out at Damon Albarn calling him a "gobshi*e" for turning his brother Noel Gallagher into a "massive girl". The Blur frontman and the former Oasis guitarist, both 49, have collaborated on Gorillaz song 'We Got The Power' and on Thursday evening , Liam told his 1.5 million followers just what he thinks of the former Britpop rivals working together.

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  13. Liam Gallagher Slams Brother Noel For Damon Albarn CollaborationRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2013 | WENN Blog

    Liam Gallagher has declared "war" on his brother Noel for teaming up with their former rival Damon Albarn and his virtual rock band Gorillaz. In the 1990s, the brothers' band Oasis shared an intense rivalry with Damon's group Blur, famously battling it out at the top of the U.K. charts and exchanging insults in the press.

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  14. it's Friday Music: Damon and Noel bury the hatchetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Aaron Hernandez's fiancA e could sell their 15-room mini-mansion for $1.2million as his estate drops to $0 IT'S FRIDAY MUSIC: Damon and Noel bury the hatchet as Gorillaz swing into action with a must-buy album Damon Albarn has hardly been idle in the seven years since we last heard from his cartoon band Gorillaz. He led Blur into the studio for their first album in a decade, made an excellent solo record in Everyday Robots and even found time to compose the opera Doctor Dee.

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  15. Liam Gallagher Reviews His Creepy Brother's New Song With That Dick From BlurRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stereogum

    Former Britpop rivals Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher put decades of Blur vs. Oasis feuding to rest by collaborating on "We've Got The Power," the closing track off of the new Gorillaz album Humanz . Noel provides backing vocals on the song, and the two recently addressed the collaboration in a new interview, with Albarn noting that "no one's asked Liam what he thinks about the song yet.

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  16. 'Dread' of Trump's election inspired Gorillaz's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    ... Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2qaOzrI The beloved "virtual" band - a high-concept experiment by Blur frontman Damon Albarn and visual artist Jamie Hewlett - returns Friday with its first album in seven years, Humanz . But on a ...

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  17. Gorillaz Are Human After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Public Radio

    ... dude, who, historically speaking, would typically be exploiting Britpop nostalgia with his other, conventional band Blur and maximizing his profits as a tax exile. He should logically be bland-ing out, not making his music and message more radical ...

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  18. Review: Gorillaz' 'Humanz' Rings in the Apocalypse in StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RollingStone

    Damon Albarn's cartoon pop band brings guests from across the pop spectrum to prove once again why they're the most interesting rap-rock crossover act ever For all its charms, Britpop was the Brexit of Nineties rock: a cultural wagon-circle telegraphing a monocultural vision of fin de siA cle England. To his credit, Damon Albarn has shaped his post-Blur career largely as a border-crashing counter-argument - most successfully with Gorillaz, his hip-hop-centric "virtual" band.

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  19. Gorillaz share footage of recording and performing with Noel Gallagher1:17 pm - Apr 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NME

    ... share 'moments' from the making of the record. The latest shows the former Britpop rivals of the former Oasis man and Blur frontman laying down guitar and vocals for the track, which also featured Savages ' Jehnny Beth on vocals. Not only that, but ...

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  20. Album Review: Gorillaz, HumanzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... . The most political Humanz gets is on Hallelujah Money , a twisted gospel track that both recalls and recoils from Blur's warm Tender . Here, the deep clipped baritone of avant-garde vocalist Benjamin Clementine recasts Trump as a preacher ...

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