Damon Albarn
And he's almost finished the new album by The Good, The Bad & The Queen...

Damon Albarn loves nothing more than being able to unwind and watch the World Cup.

Thankfully - this time round, at least - England have decided to step up their game a little, giving fans the belief that it might, just be coming home.

Speaking to Matt Wilkinson on Beats1 the Blur singer revealed that he's been having a great time watching the World Cup, and that he has "never" felt so good being an England fan.

He commented: “I’m really, very happy that we’re not playing Russia. I was really anxious about that. I’m a massive football fan anyway, and World Cup is that thing that comes around very rarely, and for this to happen, that’s even more unique. For us to feel genuinely that we stand a good chance, I’ve never felt that feeling before.”

On a music tip, the songwriter revealed that work has almost finished on the second album from The Good, The Bad & The Queen.

He commented: “It’s the same band, and it’s finished pretty much. I think it’s a strong record, a strong taste. We worked with Tony Visconti on this. The last month or so it’s been Simon and myself just going through, Steve mixing, editing and changing bits. Really detailed.”

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