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Watch: Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn play Gorillaz songs together at birthday party

December 15, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

The rivalry between their two bands may have started Britpoplegend, but Blur frontman Damon Albarn and Oasis songwriterNoel Gallagher put their differences aside last night, to celebrate the birthday of Paul Simonon, bassist of The Clash. Simonon, who turns 60 on Tuesday, was joined onstage by Gallagher, Albarn and The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde at […read more…]

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It Was Twenty Years Ago Today……

August 18, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

…….that Blur Vs Oasis battled it out for the number one spot in the Brit-Pop wars….. Okay, technically it was twenty years ago this week that two pop bands, albeit indie bands, battled it out for the then coveted number one spot. Initially Blur’s ‘Country House’ was scheduled for release […read more…]

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Awkward Music TV Interviews That Will Make You Cringe

August 9, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

Musicians and journalists: both can be unbearable sods, can’t they? Which is why interviews don’t always go exactly to plan. Pointless questions. Rude answers. Interviewers who haven’t done their research properly. Bands who have such disdain for the media that they just huff off halfway through. Disaster can and often […read more…]

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Blur unveil new album at tiny London gig!

March 23, 2015 Laura Stoneman 0

On Friday evening infront of just 300 people, Blur kickstarted the next phase of their comeback with a tiny, fanclub-only gig in London, airing songs from their new album The Magic Whip for the first time “in sequence” from beginning to end. Rolling Stone magazine were there to witness the […read more…]

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Defining albums from the Britpop ’90s

January 2, 2015 sleevenotes 0

The 90’s were undeniably one of the hottest periods for British music. Guitar bands were on the rise and from this Britpop was born, spawning many iconic moments in British music. Oasis battled it out with Blur in the press during one of the most talked about rivalries since Guns […read more…]

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Tuesday’s Top Items! Including A Super Rare Korean Beatles LP, A French 1st Issue From Don Menza And A Whole Box Of Blur Organisers, On An Offer You Can’t Refuse!

February 28, 2012 sleevenotes 0

THE BEATLES Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Super rare 1977 Korean censored 11-track issue stereo vinyl LP with Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds and A Day In The Life removed on the grounds that the lyrics could be interpreted as being'drug related'. Housed in a unique non-gatefold pasted […read more…]