Damon Albarn's Iceland-Inspired Solo Album

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After being part of the bands Blur and Gorillaz, Damon Albarn is out with a new solo album called The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows.


 
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After being part of the bands Blur and Gorillaz, Damon Albarn is out with a new solo album called The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows. Damon Albarn talks about how the project was originally intended as an orchestral piece inspired by the landscapes of Iceland. 

“I’ve been staring out of my window at his amazing landscape for years and years and years in Iceland and [thought] it would be amazing if I could get likeminded orchestral musicians to sit there with me and play the landscape. Play the movement of the clouds and the transference of rain into snow and the birds and the sea and the ravens flying outside,” Albarn says.  

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