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Damon Albarn to present Radio 2 show

Damon Albarn to present Radio 2 show

Damon Albarn will make his radio presenting debut this Saturday (October 5).

The frontman will be covering for regular presenter Dermot O'Leary on his BBC Radio 2 show, which airs at 3pm. The BBC states that Albarn will be playing music "from all over world", and will also be joined by actor Idris Elba as well as Paul Simonon, Ken Dodd and a Pentecostal Choir.

A number of Albarn's Britpop contemporaries have already branched out into the world of radio, with Jarvis Cocker hosting a popular show on BBC 6Music and Noel Gallagher previously sitting in for O'Leary.

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