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Damon Albarn: 'Blur recorded 15 new songs together', but no new album for a few years

Damon Albarn: 'Blur recorded 15 new songs together', but no new album for a few years

Damon Albarn, who collected the Award For Innovation at the NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas last night (February 26), says Blur have recorded 15 new songs for a new album, but they won’t see the light of day for years.

The award winner also says he would give an Innovation Award to Richard Russell, his collaborator on forthcoming solo album 'Everyday Robots' .

Earlier in the ceremony, held at London's O2 Brixton Academy, Albarn presented Paul McCartney with the Songwriter's Songwriter award.

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