Graham Coxon

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Graham Coxon: 'I was a mardy brat in my 20s … I'm quite mellow now'
Blur’s guitarist reflects on the state of pop music, swearing, and why he’s glad he doesn’t have to wear makeup any more

Rebecca Nicholson

26, Sep, 2018 @11:23 AM

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Bert Inspired: a Concert for Bert Jansch review – fond renditions and a lot of guitar tuning
Graham Coxon, Bernard Butler and Robert Plant join a diverse, stellar lineup and pay handsome tribute to the guitar hero

Malcolm Jack

01, Feb, 2016 @2:19 PM

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Graham Coxon: Bert Jansch's music is a great gift for everyone
Ahead of two tribute concerts this weekend, Blur’s guitarist remembers the nerve-racking experience of meeting one of Britain’s greatest musicians

Graham Coxon

29, Jan, 2016 @10:00 AM

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Blur: 'We used to take it in turns to punch each other'
Back in Hong Kong, where they recorded their album The Magic Whip, Damon, Graham, Alex and Dave talk about falling out and making up, the state of British pop music and why 90s Britpop was a wasted opportunity

Tim Jonze

30, Jul, 2015 @6:27 PM

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All in the Downs review – a memorable Shirley Collins celebration
An emotional star-studded tribute to a folk legend, with a rare appearance by the singer herself

Robin Denselow

06, Jul, 2015 @4:51 PM

Are we out of time? Damon Albarn carried off stage following five-hour set
Blur frontman’s show with Africa Express at Roskilde in Denmark lasted until 4am, and was only stopped once ‘Big Dave’ intervened

Guardian music

06, Jul, 2015 @7:38 AM

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On my radar: Thea Gilmore’s cultural highlights
The singer-songwriter on the return of Blur, the loneliness in Edward Hopper’s paintings, BBC TV satire W1A and the inspirational atmosphere of Liverpool

Isa Jaward

10, May, 2015 @6:00 AM

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Blur: The Magic Whip review – friends reunited for a beautiful comeback
Blur’s made-in-Hong-Kong album, their first for 12 years, overflows with lovely songs and touchingly reveals a band now happily reconciled

Alexis Petridis

22, Apr, 2015 @1:26 PM

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Graham Coxon, Olivia Chaney, Alasdair Roberts and others: Shirley Inspired review – starry Shirley Collins tribute
Released in part to raise funds for a film about folk star Shirley Collins, this triple-album tribute features a remarkable cast of players

Robin Denselow

16, Apr, 2015 @5:45 PM

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Graham Coxon: Cruel Mother – hear his musical tribute to Shirley Collins
The Blur guitarist is one of the contributors to an album of songs associated with the great English folk singer to be released for Record Store Day. Have a listen and let us know what you think

Guardian music

13, Mar, 2015 @2:37 PM

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Graham Coxon on the Blur reunion: ‘Pop doesn’t have to be a fleeting thing’
The former Britpop superstars surprised everyone by announcing their first album together for 16 years. Guitarist Graham Coxon explains how it began with a chance meeting in Hong Kong …

Vanessa Thorpe

01, Mar, 2015 @12:05 AM

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Blur announce The Magic Whip, their first new album for 12 years
Album features full quartet of Albarn, Coxon, Rowntree and James, and fans can celebrate with summer gig in London’s Hyde Park

Harriet Gibsone

19, Feb, 2015 @2:14 PM

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