Rumor Mill: Blur to release new single for Record Store Day

April 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Rumor Mill: Blur to release new single for Record Store Day

My wallet is certainly happy that I have a conflict with attending Record Store Day on April 17th, but now that a new Blur single might be in the mix I could be in trouble. Granted, the source is The Sun, so take this with the appropriate amount of salt, but Blur has reportedly regrouped […]

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Graham Coxon interview with NME: Blur’s on the backburner. Again.

September 29th, 2009 · Comments Off on Graham Coxon interview with NME: Blur’s on the backburner. Again.

In this interview with NME, Graham Coxon discusses his newest record, The Spinning Top, in his typically unsure and self-deprecating way. He also admits that Blur has no plans beyond this past summer’s run of celebratory shows, which means absolutely zilch, especially considering the way these guys danced around the whole idea of reforming FOR […]

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Blur: no plans to continue

July 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Blur: no plans to continue

Though it could easily be another one of Alex James’ coy, pot-stirring sound bites, the legendary louche/bassist of Blur has announced that the band has no plans whatsoever to continue, following its triumphant return to the summer festival circuit. Blur stormed back from self-exile with a string of high profile concerts to celebrate its reunion […]

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Graham Coxon interview with The Guardian reveals Blur reunion awkwardness

April 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The Guardian chats with Blur guitarist Graham Coxon about his forthcoming solo record, The Spinning Top. He also acknowledges some of the awkwardness Blur is having at rehearsals, as the guys have trouble “looking each other in the eye” as they run through 80 old songs. Graham can be difficult in an interview setting, but […]

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Graham Coxon “Sorrow’s Army” live from a rooftop at SXS

March 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Graham Coxon “Sorrow’s Army” live from a rooftop at SXS

Graham Coxon performs the first single off his forthcoming LP, The Spinning Top, from the rooftop of the Marriott at SXSW. I have long been a fan of Mr. Coxon’s guitar prowess both in Blur and as a solo artist. For those unfamiliar with the man’s talent with a six string, do watch this video. […]

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Graham Coxon to release concept album in May

March 9th, 2009 · Comments Off on Graham Coxon to release concept album in May

Graham Coxon, now back “of Blur”, has a new solo record due out May 11, entitled The Spinning Top, to be preceded by the single, “In The Morning”, which will be available on limited edition etched 10” vinyl on April 18 to help celebrate “Record Store Day.” It’s Coxon’s first stab at a thematic, narrative-based, […]

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Blur’s Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon reunite at NME Shockwaves Awards

February 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon made a surprise appearance at the NME Shockwaves Awards, taking the stage after almost a decade to play a low-key version of its classic “This Is A Low” from the Parklife album, of course. Unfortunately, no videos of the performance have leaked yet (that I can find), but this post-show […]

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