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Damon Albarn: 'The Good, The Bad & The Queen have played their last gig'


Damon Albarn has claimed that The Good, The Bad & The Queen have reached the end of the road and played their “last gig” after promoting the release of their most recent album.

The supergroup comprising of Damon Albarn, Paul Simonon, Simon Tong and Tony Allen which have had their records produced by Danger Mouse and Tony Visconti, have released two albums in 10 years.

While the band have enjoyed major commercial and critical success, The Good, The Bad & The Queen has remained a side project for all its members. The release of Merrie Land, their second studio album, in November last year has seen the group continually tour the material with sell-out shows around Europe.

However, after a rousing performance at Lowlands Festival in The Netherlands, Albarn rounded off the show by addressing the crowd: “This is our last gig,” he said. “This is our last gig. After this, poof. Done.”

Albarn’s sentiment seemed to be confirmed by the band’s official Twitter account who quickly followed, adding: “THE END OF THE ROAD! Tonight, the finale,” they said before adding: “Who’s with us?”

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