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Damon Albarn: Blur, Gorillaz Are Not Finished

Singer says he was misrepresented in Guardian article

Damon Albarn of Blur performs at The Brit Awards in London.
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April 25, 2012 10:36 AM ET

Damon Albarn has clarified in an interview with Metro that his bands Blur and Gorillaz are not finished, despite recent quotes published in the Guardian suggesting that he was through with both acts.

"That comes from an article which was an interesting take on a very long conversation," says Albarn, noting that he isn't sure what will become of Blur after the band plays a huge Olympics-closing show at London's Hyde Park in August. "Some days I feel one way and other days I feel the other. If you don’t see something as a career but as an important part of your life, you don’t know how you’re going to feel about it. We want to put on a great performance, but nothing’s been said between us about the beginning or the end."

The future of Gorillaz is slightly more ambiguous, says Albarn. "When Jamie  [Hewlett] and I have worked out our differences, I’m sure we’ll make another record," he said, adding that he doesn't expect it to be particularly hard to get back on the same page. "We've been through too much together for it to be that big of a mountain to climb," Albarn says. "We've just fallen out like mates do sometimes. I'm not the only person to fall out with mates and then make up again – everyone does it."

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