Damon Albarn

Active - 1997 - 2016  |   Born - Mar 23, 1968 in Whitechapel, London, England  |   Genres - Music, Crime, History, Comedy, Horror

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  • Met Graham Coxon, the lead guitarist of Blur, at school when he was 12.
  • Was a tea boy at the Beat Factory studio after leaving acting school after the first year.
  • His band Blur formed in 1989, and continued till 2003; the band reunited in 2009.
  • He created the virtual band Gorillaz in 1998.
  • Got an honorary Master of Arts degree from the University of East London in 2006.
  • Is a vegetarian.
  • Appointed an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2016 New Year Honours.