Their Britpop rivalry was legendary, but Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn have put their musical differences aside to perform together in aid of a cancer charity.
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Wednesday 02 December 2009
The communal wonder of Blur's Glastonbury comeback and the desperate alcoholic rage of guitarist Graham Coxon, which first caused their split, are polar opposite extremes from tonight's lovely show. Coxon has spent the day at a memorial for the great British folk guitarist Davy Graham, and is here to play his most relaxed and rounded solo album, The Spinning Top. The grandly named, 13-piece Graham Coxon Power Acoustic Ensemble gathered to do so include another folk legend, Martin Carthy, and Anglo-psychedelic master Robyn Hitchcock. Coxon is the only one sitting, as if Method-acting himself into stool-bound folk mode. He is still a bashful, unlikely frontman. But he is a fine, happy band-leader.
Friday 30 October 2009
The Gaymers Camden Crawl, scheduled for Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May, is pleased to announce it's partnership for 2010 with Camden based International charity, War Child. To celebrate, the festival will be hosting a very special launch gig on Wednesday November 4 at brand new Camden Town venue, The Blues Kitchen.
Friday 28 August 2009
Vocals - Ozzy Osbourne
Obviously he's an amazing frontman and is known for being pretty nuts but I think he's a really underrated writer, too. Some of the melodies on the earlier Black Sabbath records are incredible. I'd like him or R. Kelly to front this band.
Monday 06 July 2009
Friday 08 May 2009
On previous solo outings, Graham Coxon's penchant for lo-fi American indie-rock and a rather solipsistic, self-pitying worldview has somewhat hobbled his ability to develop significantly as an artist.
Tuesday 09 December 2008
Blur are getting back together, it was confirmed on their their website today. All four members of the band will play a concert in London's Hyde Park next summer.
Tuesday 04 March 2008
Despite the chatter, don't bet your house (even if it is one you have bought outright with a parliamentary second home allowance) on Michael Martin, the hitlisted House of Commons Speaker, resigning before this year's summer recess.
Monday 03 March 2008
The cosmologist and Stringfellows aficionado Stephen Hawking is to add to his CV of cameos in the world of animated television.
Thursday 03 June 2004
You may have thought the seven-inch single was a relic of a bygone age, a heavy slice of black plastic to give voice to the cute Dansette record player or the pub jukebox you salvaged from a vintage furniture shop.
Friday 30 April 2004
Friday 02 May 2003
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
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