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10-08-05 - Alex on reality show
Rumour has it that Alex is going to appear on the reality show I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Outta Here! Other participants include a shamed Welsh MP, George Hamilton and Prince William's best friend. The series airs in November and will be filmed in a jungle setting in Queensland, Australia. This hasn't been confirmed, so I have no idea if it's true or not. It's kind of perplexing, but hey, it's more info and pictures, at least. There is a news article on it here that reads as follows:
There is a nasty rumour going round that Blur bassist Alex James has signed up to appear in the new series of 'I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here'.

James was reportedly inspired by John 'Johnny Rotton' Lydon's stint on the reality TV show and he also fancies munching on some jungle bugs.

According to 6Music other celebs appearing on the show will be the orange George Hamilton, Ian Wright and Rodney Marsh.

The new series kicks off in November...can't wait.

10-08-50 - New Blur album
While promoting and recording in Hong Kong, as Gorillaz did a track called "Hong Kong" for a War Child compilation, Damon Albarn told a radio station that Blur is working on a new album. From Gigwise:
Damon Albarn has been speaking about Blur's new album, saying that he's had to focus more on his guitar work with Graham Coxon still out of the picture.

Coxon is focusing on his solo work, while Blur are busy working on the follow up to 'Think Tank' as a threesome.

Albarn said: "There is a Blur record at the moment but it's very basic.

"The reason why it's so basic is we decided that if we're going to make another record it's just got to be the three of us and I've got to play guitar. And because I'm such a rudimentary guitarist it has to be really stupid and basic punk rock." As the Beeb reports, Albarn went on to talk about a 'solo' album he is working on. He said: "I'm halfway through a record that I started in Nigeria last year.

"I suppose it will end up being my first solo record, although I hate the term 'solo record'."

10-08-05 - Site disappearance
Well. This site was gone for awhile. The server it was on kind of vanished. To this day, I still don't know what happened to it. For all I know, the girl who owned it said "fucking freeloaders!" and deleted us all.

I've spent the time since then searching for a new place to put it, collecting and gathering, and making this new layout, complete with that rather tasty picture up there. Thank you for your patience. I hope this never happens again.

In the meantime, until I find something better, I'm on Tripod. It's not ideal, and there are pop-up boxes, but it's all I can do right now.

Please keep all links and bookmarks set to alex-james.cjb.net because this will move again.

Note: The news section is updated when I hear about things and when I get around to them, so don't yell at me if something's old.

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