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Damon Albarn is the Hardest Working Man in Show Business

Lots of little news bits all circling around Damon Albarn:

  • First off, he's collaborating with Massive Attack on their next album and is wary of a long drawn out recording process.  So he's making them work 10am-6pm at his home studio to get the recoding done.  I think he just wants them out of his home studio.
  • Then his other band, Gorillaz, is finishing up mixing their upcoming album and frontman, "Murdoc", is now on twitter announcing the progress.  Their album is due out in March and a tour will likely follow.
  • Finally, Blur's reunion shows last year were stellar and they made a DVD of the shows, "No Distance Left to Run", which is currently airing in England movie theaters and will be released on February 15th.  Check out the trailer, it looks pretty fun.

Damon Albarn's musical makes London debut

Damon Albarn's debut opera, 'Monkey: Journey To The West', will makes its first ever appearance in Londonnext month. - Source

Damon Albarn to release '130 musician' album

Damon Albarn has revealed that he plans to release a new album in July. - Source

Damon Albarn looks forward to Africa Exprez show

Damon Albarn has spoken to NME.COM about his first gig of 2008 - and has admitted he hasn't got a clue what will happen. - Source

Damon Albarn, Hard-Fi, Reverend And The Makers for Afrika Exprez gig

Afrika Exprez, the collective that featured the likes of Damon Albarn, The Magic Numbers and Fatboy Slim alongside some of Africa's most feted musicians for a performance at the Park Stage at Glastonbury 2007, will perform again at the Liverpool Olympia venue on March 6.  Source

Damon and Massive Attack sitting in a tree...

As if he wasn't all over the place already, Damon Albarn has apparently contributed vocals to the new Massive Attack album according to today's NME. He hasn't been credited on the track, which will appear February in 2003 in the long awaited followup to 'Mezzanine'. Also featured on the album are Sinead O'Connor and Horace Andy .