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Benjamin and Misu (Cat)

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March 23, 1968 (56)

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Damon Albarn is a British musician, singer, and songwriter who gained widespread recognition in the 1990s as the frontman of the band Blur, known for their Britpop sound that dominated the British music scene at the time. He is also the co-founder, lead vocalist, instrumentalist and primary songwriter of the virtual band Gorillaz.

Beyond his work with Blur, Albarn has been involved in numerous other musical projects, collaborations, and solo ventures that have pushed the boundaries of his creativity and contributed to his legacy as a versatile and innovative artist. Perhaps one of his most notable collaborations was with the cartoonist Jamie Hewlett, with whom he created the virtual band Gorillaz in 1998. The band’s unique blend of hip-hop, electronica, and other genres, coupled with their use of animated characters as their public face, created a sensation and helped to redefine what a band could be.

Albarn’s collaborations with other musicians and artists have also been fruitful and diverse, with him working with everyone from legendary African musicians like Amadou & Mariam, to fellow British indie rockers like Graham Coxon, to hip-hop icons like Del the Funky Homosapien. He has also worked extensively in the world of film and theater, composing scores for movies like “Ravenous” and “Wonder.land” and contributing to musical productions like “Dr Dee.”

Despite his many musical accomplishments, Albarn is also known for his advocacy for animal rights and his love of pets. He has spoken out against animal cruelty and has taken part in various campaigns to promote animal welfare. In 2016, he released a solo album titled “The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows,” inspired by his love of nature and the environment, and he has spoken publicly about the need for humans to protect the natural world.