He's best known for his work in Blur and Gorillaz, but it looks like he's finally struck out on his own for a solo album. This first track that he's put has me really excited for the full release. Carried by a dissonant violin sequence, Albarn manages to compliment it quite well with a subtle chord progression played on a piano. Show More Summary
How many teenagers want to be Damon Albarn’s favorite band? One million, maybe? Well, there are two that can actually claim it: brothers Mikaiah and Anaiah Lei, who make up wayward indie duo, The Bots. They deserve the love. They’ve been at it for four years, starting when Anaiah was just 12, and have come into their […]
Damon Albarn is set to release his new solo album Everyday Robots this spring, and he’s shared a few of its songs: the title track, “Heavy Seas Of Love,” “Lonely Press Play.” Albarn recently played at the BBC’s 6 Music Festival in Manchester. He played all those songs during his set, but he also trotted [...]
He performed songs from Blur, Gorillaz, and The Good, the Bad, and the Queen, as well as his debut solo album.
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After premiering it live, Damon Albarn shares the studio version and video for "Lonely Press Play." Read more articles like "Damon Albarn – “Lonely Press Play”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
English musician Damon Albarn presents the visuals for his track “Lonely Press Play.” We’ve heard several acoustic versions of the song before but now we get to enjoy the studio version which is accompanied by a video comprised of footage… Watch the Official Music Video for Damon Albarn’s “Lonely Press Play” is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
The latest offering from his debut solo LP, Everyday Robots.
The second video from Damon Albarn's forthcoming album Everyday Robots has been released, and features scenes shot by the singer during travels in Tokyo, London, Dallas, Utah, Colchester, North Korea, Iceland and Devon.
We’ve heard two stripped-down acoustic versions of Damon Albarn’s achingly gorgeous “Lonely Press Play, and today he’s dropped not only the studio version of the track, but its video. Watch/listen.
Another day, another teaser from Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn, who is releasing his… Read more articles like "Damon Albarn – “Photographs” (Teaser)" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
It seems impossible that the release of Damon Albarn’s solo debut, Everyday Robots, is still more than two months away. The album’s first teaser video was posted in early December, and considering the state of its press blitz at this very moment (which includes a goddamned half-hour documentary that aired on BBC TV last week), [...]
In a new documentary for the BBC, Damon Albarn, former Blur frontman and the mastermind behind Gorillaz, reveals what he’s been up to during the lead-up to his first solo album Everyday Robots, due out April 29th. Via Stereogum: we’ve got this great mini-documentary on Albarn, produced by BBC TV’s The Culture Show. Show More Summary
A personal and fascinating look into Albarn's life, soundtracked by several new songs
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Damon Albarn has been doing some pretty excellent interviews recently to promote his forthcoming solo debut LP, Everyday Robots, which comes out on April 29. We posted the lengthy chat he had yesterday with BBC Radio 2?s Dermot O’Leary (which included two acoustic performances), and today, we’ve got this great mini-documentary on Albarn, produced by [...]
When audio first emerged of Damon Albarn at Sundance playing Everyday Robots track “Lonely Press Play” with nothing but an acoustic guitar and a string section, I assumed the studio version would be more robust. Turns out: Nah. Today, BBC Radio 2 premiered the version of “Lonely Press Play” that will appear on Albarn’s first-ever [...]
The latest track from Albarn's debut solo LP, Everyday Robots.
Over the years, Damon Albarn and XL Recordings boss Richard Russell have worked together a bunch of times; most prominently, they co-produced Bobby Womack’s 2012 album The Bravest Man In The Universe. Albarn will release the new solo album Everyday Robots this spring, and Russell produced it, putting together all the instrumentation. And now he’s [...]
Since I heard that Damon Albarn, the man behind Blur was releasing a new album entitled Everyday Robots (pre-order here), I’ve had “Clint Eastwood” from Gorillaz stuck in my head. So I figured that if I have to have a song stuck in my head... Read More