Damon Albarn says Blur and Gorillaz will live on
So remember when everyone was sad to hear that Damon Albarn was pretty much calling it quits with Blur and Gorillaz? Turns out the guy has had a change of heart.
In an interview with Metro, Albarn said that neither of those bands are finished and that we may even get some new stuff from them in the future.
Regarding Blur, Albarn said, “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.” Regarding the band’s Hyde Park concert this August to close out the Olympics, he said, “We want to put on a great performance but nothing’s been said between us about the beginning or the end.”
As for Gorillaz, Albarn claimed that a brand new album will come from the band once he and co-creator Jamie Hewlett “have worked out our differences.” He added, “We’ve been through too much together for it to be that big of a mountain to climb. 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.”
So smile, everyone! The bands aren’t going away after all…unless Damon decides to have another mood swing in which case we’ll be re-writing the obits for both groups.