Already a full-time member of both Blur and Gorillaz, Britpop-singer-turned-hip-rocker Damon Albarn has pieced together another new band, The Good The Bad And Queen.
So reports Mojo, anyway. Members taking up arms against pap pop musak include Fela Kuti drummer Tony Allen, former Verve man Simon Tong and The Clash's Paul Simonon. Tong has previously played live with Albarn, appearing in place of Graham Coxon on Blur's 2002 tour dates.
The four-piece is due to play Camden's recently re-opened Roundhouse venue as part of the Electric Proms series in October; a single is expected the same month, with an album following in early 2007.
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