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Damon Albarn, 'Everyday Robots'
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32. Damon Albarn, 'Everyday Robots'

Modern British pop's most obsessive explorer turned his curiosity inward on this intimate solo triumph. There are hints of his bands Blur and Gorillaz and of his African forays in the hooks and rhythms. But Albarn mostly evokes Brian Eno and that Brit-pop ideal, the Kinks' Ray Davies, in Everyday Robots' stark grace.

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