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Damon Albarn: The End of Blur and Gorillaz?

In a recent interview with The Guardian, Damon Albarn shed some light on the futures of both Blur and Gorillaz: they may be nonexistent.

Blur’s downfall, according to Albarn, resides in the group’s inability to write new music.

“I find it very easy to record with Graham [Coxon]. He’s a daily musician. With the other two, it’s harder for them to reconnect. You know what I mean? It’s fine when we play live – it’s really magical still – but actually recording new stuff, and swapping musical influences… it’s quite difficult.”

The group is set to play their final show this August in London’s Hyde Park for the closing ceremony of the Olympics.

The Gorillaz, after recently releasing the collaborative “DoYaThing,” has similarly been deemed “unlikely.” Although this may be contributed to a reported falling out between Albarn and co-founding artist Jamie Hewlett, an official statement has yet to be released.

Check out both bands’ most recent tracks below, “DoYaThing” and “Under the Westway.”

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