by Shoeb Ahmad in Video on Saturday 2 June 2012

Many of my friends don’t get why I like the band Blur so much, and Damon Albarn in particular. I think he’s got an interesting musical insight and while I’m not a massive Gorillaz fan, a lot of his projects outside of Blur are great, including this recent baroque-folk-opera written about the life of Dr John Dee: a mathematician, astrologer, occultist and consultant to Queen Elizabeth I.