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  1. chat room
    Damon Albarn on Merrie Land and How He’s Different From Drake“You have the craziest president of all time, don’t you?”
  2. Interview: Damon Albarn Is Unfortunately Really Good at Predicting the FutureHis work with Gorillaz and Blur keeps telling us where we’re going as a society, even when where we’re going really sucks.
  3. oral history
    Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher on the Making of Gorillaz’s ‘We Got the Power’“I thought it might be cute, Noel and I singing about the power to love each other. Of course, no one’s asked Liam what he thinks about the song yet.”
  4. celebrities having fun
    Fred Armisen Joined Blur Onstage to Sing ‘Parklife’Not a bit.
  5. music
    Blur Is Back, With an Album So Good Even Noel Gallagher Likes ItModern life is terrific.
  6. radio vulture
    Blur’s The Magic Whip Is a Weird, Lovely Return to FormThe Magic Whip isn’t as immediate as the band’s most inspired work, but over repeated listens, I’ve found it blooms into something immersive, complex, and understatedly lovely.
  7. feel sad inc
    Damon Albarn Sounds Sad on Blur’s Moody New SongHe’s running out of heart today.
  8. comebacks
    Blur Announce Their First Album in 12 Years, Share New SingleTheir first album since 2003’s Think Tank.
  9. influences
    Former My Chemical Romance Frontman Gerard Way Explains His Britpop InfluencesThe New Jersey singer discusses his Lush life.
  10. right-click
    Vampire Weekend Covered Blur’s ‘Song 2’ at Their Brooklyn Stadium ShowAt their Barclays Center show on Friday.
  11. indecision
    Damon Albarn Is Talking About Another Blur AlbumHere we go again.
  12. coachella
    What You’ve Missed at Coachella So FarA surprise cameo by R. Kelly, for one thing.
  13. detente
    Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn Are Friendly NowThe did a charity concert together.
  14. reunions
    Blur Is Staying Together for Another Nine Months, at LeastOkay!
  15. chat room
    Blur’s Graham Coxon on the New Album Rumors“People are saying they want [an album], and that’s making us panic.”
  16. right-click
    Here Are Your Two New Blur Songs!Check out “Under the Westway” and “The Puritan.”
  17. Watch Blur Debut Two New SongsIt’s happening! Right now.
  18. reunions
    Two New Blur Songs Are Coming From a Rooftop Next WeekFrom a rooftop.
  19. the vulture transcript
    Damon Albarn on Blur’s London Olympics Reunion“I just want to give everyone who turns up a really good send-off.”
  20. vulture recommends
    Vulture Recommends: Five Doleful Nineties SongsIt’s a rainy spring day here in the northeast, so music critic Nitsuh Abebe has picked a quintet of slow, moody tunes.
  21. just kidding
    Damon Albarn Would Like to Take Back Those Blur-Gorillaz Comments“Some days I feel one way and other days I feel the other.” Clarity!
  22. box sets
    Blur Announces 21-Disc Boxed Set of Rarities, Unreleased SongsFor the band’s 21st anniversary.
  23. non-reunions
    Damon Albarn Not Too Optimistic About the Future of Blur or GorillazBoth bands are pretty much done, he says.
  24. graham coxon
    Download Ex-Blur Guitarist Graham Coxon’s Song, ‘Truth’WARNING: Not for depressives.
  25. non-reunions
    Blur Recorded Something New, But You Probably Won’t Get to Hear ItBlame the children.
  26. vulture lists
    Ten Awesome Ways to Announce Your Musical ComebackKanye! Elvis! KISS!
  27. wtf
    Damon Albarn’s New Opera Is Dropping This Summer“It’s based on the life of John Dee, who was a very influential force in Elizabethan Europe.”
  28. reunions
    Latest Round of Speculative Blur-Reunion Chatter Really Makes It Sound Like We’re Getting a Blur ReunionSays bassist Dave Rowntree: “We’re in touch.”
  29. reunions
    The Blur Reunion Isn’t Over Yet!“Well, we met up yesterday and had a really nice chat.”
  30. hope
    Damon Albarn Totally Up for Doing More Blur Songs“We can’t do it all the time. So I don’t want anyone to think there’s an album coming soon, it’s not possible, but we’ve got songs!”
  31. parliament funkadelic
    Will Dave Rowntree Losing in His Bid for Parliament Help the Chances of a Full Blur Reunion?He needs a job now, right?
  32. chat room
    Gorillaz on Skyping With Snoop Dogg and Their Next Opera“I did leave off a few songs that maybe had better melodies than these.”
  33. reunions
    First New Blur Song in Seven Years Is Literally About Recording the First New Blur Song in Seven YearsIt’s good, but maybe not quite the return you were hoping for.
  34. reunions
    Blur to Release Two New Songs!The four members of Blur will take a short break from their opera-writing, political-office-seeking, and cheese-making to record their first single in seven years.
  35. trailer mix
    No Distance Left to Run Trailer: Blur Reunion, the MovieThis looks totally great.
  36. video games
    First Look: Lego BlurA look at Blur from Lego: Rock Band.
  37. reunions
    Is the Blur Reunion Really Over?Graham Coxon says so, but we’re not so sure.
  38. olympics
    Damon Albarn to Art-Direct 2012 Olympics, Maybe!Blur leader Damon Albarn is under serious consideration for the job of artistic director for the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics.
  39. reunions
    Blur Reunion Show Predictably TerrificAnd some wonderful person has uploaded the whole thing to YouTube.
  40. quote machine
    Liam Gallagher, the Most Quotable Person AlivePlus: Seth Green is a real downer.
  41. the industry
    Melissa Leo to Control Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg’s BedtimesPlus: Blur scheduling U.S. tour dates?
  42. reunions
    Blur Reunion Filmed by JerkWho records the only video of Blur’s Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon performing together live for the first time in nine years and makes the YouTube clip non-embeddable?
  43. reunions
    Blur Set Aside Differences to Play Lucrative Reunion ConcertDamon Albarn and Graham Coxon have just announced that they’re re-forming Blur for a reunion show in London’s Hyde Park next July.
  44. the early-evening news
    Sean Penn and Matt Damon to Milk ItColdplay, Vanessa Hudgens, and more!
  45. right-click
    Pete Doherty Astounds Us With His Near-CompetencyBlur, Justice, and Supergrass!