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Britpop vets Blur hint at possible new album

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has told a concert crowd that the band's visit to Hong Kong is a chance for them to "record another record".

Bobby Womack: From soul survivor to the bravest man in the universe

Bobby Womack is so proud of his magnificent new album that nothing will stop him talking about it.

Funk me to outer space

An unlikely collaboration has resulted in one of the finest albums so far this year, writes <b>Lloyd Gedye</b>.

Buoyant clairvoyants

Every now and then a spectacular musical force rises up from the landfill of throwaway hooks, sexy poses and layers of cheese.

United Kingdom of gloom

Damon Albarn's <i>The Good, the Bad and the Queen</i> is a scintillating, record that is part protest, part social commentary and part metaphysical projection, writes Lloyd Gedye.

Tony Allen: Beast of no nation

Herculean, the first single from the yet-to-be-named group featuring Fela Kuti’s former drummer Tony Allen, Damon Albarn (Blur/Gorillaz), Paul Simonon (The...

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