has opened up about the possibility of making music with Noel Gallagher
, revealing that he and the former Oasis
star have discussed it.
The pair, who were once fierce rivals in the Blur
days at the height of Britpop, recently buried the hatchet and have even performed together on stage at a gig for the Teenage Cancer Trust
at the Royal Albert Hall.
When asked if they could work together on new music in this week's issue of NME
), Albarn replied: "I still see Noel from time to time. We text a bit."I can imagine that being a very distinct possibility at some point in the future. But, as yet we haven't really talked about it, although..."
Albarn added: "OK we have a little bit. We're talking. It's not anything to get excited about yet. I mean, he's doing his thing. He's finishing a new record. I've got my record coming out, but the principle of us making music together is something ... you know, it would be fair to say, we have discussed it at least once."
Meanwhile Damon Albarn's debut solo album, "Everyday Robots
" is set to be released on 28 April. Albarn and new band the Heavy Seas
will be playing dates around Europe throughout the summer, including a headline slot at Latitude Festival