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Dr Dee | New York Entertainment - May 2012

Part-Time Alchemist

In his new opera, Blur’s Damon Albarn channels Queen Elizabeth’s angel whisperer.

I got very excited about everything in about 1998,” says Damon Albarn. 1,134 more words


Dr Dee | The Telegraph - June 2012

The magic and mystery of Dr Dee.

Damon Albarn and Rufus Norris have let the subject of their opera Dr Dee – part of London 2012 Festival – become an obsession, says Shakespeare scholar Jonathan Bate. 1,309 more words


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


Dr Dee | The Guardian - July 2012

‘Manchester’s a wicked festival’

The former Blur frontman is in Oasis’s hometown to perform Dr Dee, his opera about a 16th-century alchemist. Watch out for the live raven… 650 more words


Damon Albarn | Vulture - May 2012

Damon Albarn on his pastoral folk opera, working with Lana Del Rey, and his summer olympics gig.

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has worked on many, many projects since the late-nineties, including four albums with Gorillaz, two film scores, a record with Congolese musicians, a record with Malian musicians, a record with legendary Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen and the Clash’s Paul Simonon on bass, a record with Tony Allen and the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea on bass, a stage adaptation of a sixteenth-century Chinese novel, a record label … and that’s not even the last of it. 4,395 more words

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