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Damon Albarn


Damon Albarn was born in Whitechapel Hospital, London. He was the son of Keith (a former luminary of England's late-1960s psychedelic rock scene that yielded Soft Machine and others) and Hazel (a stage designer for Joan Littlewood's theatre company). Arriving in Colchester, Essex in the late '70s, the young Damon began studying music (the piano) ... See full bio »
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 2015 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Scarlett Johansson/David Steinberg/Blur (2015) ... (writer: "Ong Ong")
 2015 Match of the Day 2 (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #11.21 (2015) ... (lyrics: "Parklife" - uncredited)
 2014 The Invisible Boy (writer: "Clint Eastwood")
 2014/I Lucy (performer: "Sister Rust") / (writer: "Sister Rust")
 2014 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fathers and Sons Camp Out 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "On Melancholy Hill")
 2014 Britpop at the BBC (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Girls & Boys", "Parklife") / (music: "Girls & Boys", "Parklife") / (writer: "Country House")
  My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (lyrics - 7 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (music - 5 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (writer - 4 episodes, 2013 - 2014)
- Not I (2014) ... (lyrics: "To the End" - uncredited)
- Friday (2014) ... (lyrics: "End of a Century" - uncredited) / (music: "End of a Century" - uncredited) / (writer: "It Could Be You" - uncredited)
- Girls (2014) ... (lyrics: "Chemical World" - uncredited) / (music: "Chemical World" - uncredited)
- Radar (2014) ... (lyrics: "To the End", "Sing" - uncredited)
- Alarm (2014) ... (writer: "Country House" - uncredited)
  Impractical Jokers (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2014) (music - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... (lyrics: "Tender" - uncredited) / (music: "Tender" - uncredited)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (writer: "Feel Good Inc." - as Albarn)
 2013/I The Family (writer: "Clint Eastwood", "To Binge")
 2013 Saints Row IV (Video Game) (writer: "Song 2")
  That Music Show (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- 2005 vs. 1995 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Country House" - uncredited) / (music: "Country House" - uncredited) / (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2013 The World's End ("There's No Other Way")
 2013 The Dumping Ground (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Real Faith Davis (2013) ... (writer: "Country House" - uncredited)
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.63 (2012) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2012 Pop Charts Britannia: 60 Years of the Top 10 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Country House")
 2012 Dredd (writer: "Jubilee (Don't Let Nobody Turn You Around)")
 2012 London Calling (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fuck Art Let's Dance (2012) ... (writer: "Stereotypes")
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2012) ... (writer: "Country House" - uncredited)
 2012 8 Minutes Idle (writer: "Hong Kong")
 2012 Cleanskin (lyrics: "Out of Time") / (music: "Out of Time")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (courtesy: "Parklife") / (music: "Parklife") / (writer: "Parklife")
 2011 Generació D (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Song 2")
  Showboaters (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (lyrics: "Girls & Boys" - uncredited) / (music: "Girls & Boys" - uncredited) / (writer: "The Universal" - uncredited)
  Being Erica (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2011) (music - 1 episode, 2011)
- Born This Way (2011) ... (lyrics: "Girls and Boys") / (music: "Girls and Boys")
 2011 Butter (writer: "To Binge")
 2011 Movin' on Up (TV Movie) (lyrics: "There's No Other Way")
 2011 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (Documentary) (writer: "Girls and Boys")
 2010 Peep Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- New Year's Eve (2010) ... (writer: "19-2000" - uncredited)
 2010 Madden NFL 11 (Video Game) (writer: "Song 2")
 2010 Total Wipeout (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Awards (2010) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2010 The Karate Kid (writer: "Dirty Harry (Schtung Chinese New Year Remix)")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Turkish Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "The Universal" - uncredited)
- The Australian Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Parklife")
 2010/I Fair Game (writer: "CLINT EASTWOOD")
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #1.82 (2010) ... (performer: "Parklife", "No Distance Left to Run", "Song 2") / (writer: "Parklife", "No Distance Left to Run", "Song 2")
 2009 Pogruzhenie (Documentary) (lyrics: "Song To" Caver)
 2009 Ànima (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.15 (2009) ... (writer: "Parklife")
 2009 Jonathan Meades: Off-Kilter (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (writer: "This Is A Low" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "Song 2")
 2009 The Real Hustle (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.3 (2009) ... (writer: "The Universal" - uncredited)
 2008 The Love Guru (writer: "Song 2")
 2008 August (writer: "Double Bass")
 2008 Henry Poole Is Here (writer: "Song 2")
 2008 Cloverfield (writer: "19-2000")
 2008 Torchwood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2008) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2007-2008 Parashat Ha-Shavua (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- VaEra (2008) ... (writer: "Demon Days")
- Shemot, Part I (2007) ... (writer: "Demon Days")
 2007 Virgin Territory (writer: "Tender")
  Seven Ages of Rock (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- What the World Is Waiting For: Indie Rock (2007) ... (lyrics: "Girls & Boys", "Parklife" (uncredited)) / (writer: "Country House")
 2007 Nancy Drew (writer: "Dare")
 2007 Perfect Stranger (writer: "Feel Good Inc.")
 2007 SingStar Pop (Video Game) (writer: "Feel Good, Inc.")
 2007 The Good Night (writer: "The Universal")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Beetlebum")
 2006 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stanley's Cup (2006) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 2006 Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker (writer: "Feel Good Inc.")
  Sinchronicity (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2006) (music - 1 episode, 2006)
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (lyrics: "Sweet Song" - uncredited) / (music: "Sweet Song" - uncredited)
 2006 Southland Tales (writer: "Tender")
 2006 SingStar Rocks! (Video Game) (writer: "Song 2")
 2006 Kiss me Kismet (TV Movie) (writer: "Song 2")
 2006 Gorillaz: Live in Manchester (TV Special) (writer: "Feel Good Inc.", "November Has Come")
 2006 The Eight (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Exposition (2006) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
  Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop (TV Mini-Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Wannabe: The 90s (2005) ... (lyrics: "Girls & Boys" - uncredited) / (writer: "Country House" - uncredited)
 2005 The Work of Director Jonathan Glazer (Video documentary) (writer: "The Universal")
 2004/II Everything (lyrics: "Tender") / (music: "Tender")
 2003 Mayor of the Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "Parklife")
 2003 Liquid Assets (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Oasis's Million$ (2003) ... (writer: "Country House")
 2003 The Mother (writer: "Clint Eastwood")
 2003 Live Forever (Documentary) (writer: "Parklife")
 2002 The Pop Years (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1995 (2002) ... (writer: "Country House")
  Later with Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Episode #19.6 (2002) ... (performer: "Sunset Coming In", "Niger") / (writer: "Sunset Coming In", "Niger")
 2002 The Challenge (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Battle of the Seasons: Siamese Wrestling (2002) ... (writer: "19-2000" - uncredited)
- Battle of the Seasons: Blockhead (2002) ... (writer: "19-2000" - uncredited)
- Battle of the Seasons: Musical Inner-Tube Tango (2002) ... (writer: "19/2000" - uncredited)
 2002 Blade II (writer: "Gorillaz On My Mind" - as 2D)
  EastEnders (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes, 2001) (writer - 2 episodes, 1996 - 2001) (music - 2 episodes, 2001)
- Episode dated 15 November 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Country House" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 31 July 2001 (2001) ... (lyrics: "Girls and Boys" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 23 July 2001 (2001) ... (lyrics: "Tender" - uncredited) / (music: "Tender" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 29 January 2001 (2001) ... (lyrics: "Tender" - uncredited) / (music: "Tender" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 3 October 1996 (1996) ... (writer: "The Universal" - uncredited)
 2001 Wasabi (writer: "Starshine" - as D. Albarn)
 2001/I Star (Short) (writer: "Song 2")
 2001 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pine Barrens (2001) ... (writer: "Coffee & TV")
 2000/II Brothers (writer: "Song 2")
 2000 Dude, Where's My Car? (writer: "It Could Be You")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1995 - 2000) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1996)
- Episode dated 27 October 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Music Is My Radar", "Girls And Boys")
- Episode dated 7 March 1996 (1996) ... (lyrics: "There's No Other Way")
- Episode dated 23 November 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "The Universal")
- Episode dated 31 August 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Country House")
 2000 Charlie's Angels (writer: "Song 2")
 2000/I The Beach (writer: "On Your Own" - as Albarn)
 2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal (lyrics: "Special Brew", "Come Together", "Film Ballad") / (music: "Special Brew", "Come Together", "Film Ballad") / (performer: "Special Brew", "Come Together", "Film Ballad") / (producer: "Special Brew", "Come Together", "Film Ballad")
 1999 Rogue Trader (writer: "Song 2")
 1999 Fast Food (writer: "SMDU")
 1999 Cruel Intentions (writer: "Coffee & TV")
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sunday, Cruddy Sunday (1999) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 1998 Spice Girls: Live in Your Living Room (TV Special) (music: "Parklife")
 1998 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alan McGee: The Man Who Discovered Oasis (1998) ... (writer: "Country House" - uncredited)
 1998 Dead Man on Campus (writer: "Cowboy Song")
  Daria (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 1997) (music - 2 episodes, 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- I Don't (1998) ... (writer: "Country House", "Country House" (uncredited))
- Too Cute (1997) ... (lyrics: "Beeltebum" - uncredited) / (music: "Beeltebum" - uncredited)
- Malled (1997) ... (lyrics: "Song 2" - uncredited) / (music: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 1997 The Lakes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (writer: "Song 2" - uncredited)
  The Drum (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1997) (music - 1 episode, 1997)
- Oasis Special (1997) ... (lyrics: "Song 2" - uncredited) / (music: "Song 2" - uncredited)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1997) (music - 1 episode, 1997)
- Episode dated 2 July 1997 (1997) ... (lyrics: "Song 2" - uncredited) / (music: "Song 2" - uncredited)
 1997 House of America (writer: "Girls and Boys")
 1997 Nowhere (writer: "She's So High")
 1997 Welcome to Sarajevo (as Albarn, "Eine Kleine Lift Musik")
 1997 The Place of the Dead (TV Movie) (writer: "A Room Full Of Nothing")
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (writer: "Country House", "The Universal" (uncredited))
 1996 Trainspotting (lyrics: "Sing") / (music: "Sing") / (performer: "Closet Romantic" - as Albarn) / (writer: "Closet Romantic")
 1995 Nine O'Clock News (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 August 1995 (1995) ... (writer: "Country House")
 1995 Brit Awards 1995 (TV Special) (lyrics: "Girls & Boys") / (music: "Girls & Boys")
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Alternate Names:

Blur | the Bad & the Queen The Good

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

Productivity can stop. So I'm going to use every second that I've got of musical juice. And when it stops I will, hopefully, take it gracefully. Until then, I'll try to keep getting up in the morning and going to work.

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In 1995, he and Blur bassist Alex James was told by fellow Britpop musician Noel Gallagher to 'catch AIDS and die'. Gallagher, however, would apologise for his statement. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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