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Damon Albarn’s new band debut

Blur and Gorillaz master musician Damon Albarn’s new band, who though officially unnamed, are being referred to by the name of the album – The Good, The Bad And The Queen – played their first major show this week for Radio 1’s Electric Proms.

The band, which features Albarn alongside Simon Tong [The Verve and Blur’s touring guitarist], Paul Simonon [The Clash] and Tony Allen [Fela Kuti’s drummer], played the Roundhouse in Camden, debuting their album from start to finish, dedicating one song to the legendary John Peel.

The album is due out in 2007.