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Damon Albarn calls for ‘live music prescription’ during ‘existential emergency’

Damon Albarn calls for ‘live music prescription’ during ‘existential emergency’

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Twenty years ago, Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett created a visionary concept: the virtual band.As all of us have learnt a fair bit about living virtually this year, the conception of the Gorillaz - a band made up of a musician, a cartoonist and four cartoon members - now seems particularly prescient. Albarn tells Sky News: "We are lucky we've always had our virtual world... A new kind of creativity is emerging out of all of this."Described by Elton John as the "most interesting British musician working today," Albarn is as prolific as he is resilient. Image: Damon Albarn leads Gorillaz at Demon Dayz Festival in California in 2018 With chameleon-like ease he has transitioned from Britpop poster boy with Blur - where his songs defined a...