UK singer, songwriter, and producer Damon Albarn was the lead singer for Britpop band Blur and is a key member of electronica outfit Gorillaz. He has also released a solo album, collaborated on an East-meets-West musical, and played in an unnamed alt-rock supergroup.
Albarn was born into a middle-class London household. As a child, he studied guitar, piano, and violin. During his youth, he studied composition (winning a regional competition) and, following in the footsteps of David Bowie, mime. At age 12, he befriended future Blur bandmate Graham Coxon. At Goldsmith University, Albarn and Coxon became... Read More