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Five things we love about Colchester

Essex. Much maligned Essex. Full of fake-tanned bimbos and muscle-bound beefcakes, right? Wrong. Beyond the clichés lies a much more interesting county with a fascinating history, strange traditions and lots of creative people. 459 more words

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THEATRE REVIEW: wonder.land featuring music by Damon Albarn

WORTH A LOOK?: **1/2

WHERE: National Theatre

WHEN: 30/1, running to 30/4

A teenage audience member’s face turns sour as she is covered in liquid by a baby doll which appears to be throwing up over the front row at this musical co-written by Blur’s Damon Albarn. 292 more words

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Blur--Look Inside America

For someone who’s spent 25 years defining the sound of British music, Damon Albarn has spent a lot of time thinking about America.  Blur’s early relationship with the US could be described as cynical and suspicious, but by the time he released the Gorillaz travelogue The Fall, Albarn seemed to have developed a respect for the place, having lived enough to understand its genuine small pleasures.   203 more words

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Who. Are. You?

Anyone remember playing Habbo Hotel? I remember spending hours in my bedroom, creating my avatar named PrincessEmmaChristianGirl99 (don’t ask!), designing new rooms, asking other avatars whether they “ 746 more words

wonder.land

Review of Damon Albarn’s musical wonder.land at the National Theatre. Huge production based on Aly, a bullied teenager who enters a wonder.land video game, creating an Alice in Wonderland avatar ….

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Damon Albarn: The Definitive Ranking

Damon Albarn is one of the most dynamic and prolific artists of the last 25 years. He may best be known for his two major bands, Blur and Gorillaz, but Albarn has tackled many adventures, some of whom have taken him all over the world, and us along with him. 1,751 more words

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