Singer Bobby Womack has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
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Tuesday 18 January 2011
Blur will "definitely" get back together this year.
Friday 07 January 2011
It would be churlish to expect a considered album in the vein of Demon Days or Plastic Beach, and so Damon Albarn hasn't even attempted anything so polished or thought-through here.
Friday 31 December 2010
As promised several weeks ago, Damon Albarn, Jamie Hewlett and some of their regular Gorillaz co-conspirators – Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Bobby Womack – delivered a new album on Christmas day.
Friday 17 December 2010
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Tuesday 16 November 2010
Friday 22 October 2010
In this video Jack and George Barnett of These New Puritans talk about their upcoming series of live performances with an 18-piece orchestra, which kicks off on Saturday at the Barbican in London with the Britten Sinfonia.
The Barometer: Gorillaz; David Rotheray; Brad Mehldau; Robyn; Grinderman; Bombay Bicycle Club; Julian Marley; The Beach Boys
Friday 30 July 2010
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Saturday 26 June 2010
The members of virtual band Gorillaz – D, Murdoc, Russel and Noodle – are conflicted beings. Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn's imagined narrative for the four piece – as seen in their music videos – shows them torn between their hedonistic urges and seeking spiritual meaning.
Wednesday 23 June 2010
Music legend Lou Reed is preparing to make a guest appearance with Gorillaz as they headline Glastonbury Festival, it was confirmed today.
Thursday 27 May 2010
Gorillaz will replace U2 as a headline act at next month's Glastonbury festival. The band, whose esoteric stage act features a combination of holograms and cartoon characters, has agreed to the spot a day after the U2 frontman Bono announced that his band would pull out because he needed to recover from a back injury. The band has also postponed 16 shows on the North American leg of its tour.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
Gorillaz are to take U2's place as Glastonbury headliners, it was announced today.
Friday 21 May 2010
Jonathan Ross has received a mauling - this time from his own guests - as he filmed his Friday Night show.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Despite the fact that most summer festivals take place outdoors, in a field somewhere in the middle of the countryside, they are very rarely thought of as being at one with nature. But, this year, they really are. For the first time at Glastonbury, which starts on Wednesday, the National Trust will have an Outside Inn, where people can swap the sound of ear-splitting music for soothing birdsong or gentle rolling waves.
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