New Releases For May 8, 2012

Damon Albarn
Dr Dee

Damon Albarn - Dr Dee

Dr Dee, is the new studio album by Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz). Described by Albarn as 'strange pastoral folk,' the music of Dr Dee, an 18-track work inspired by the life of John Dee (1527-1608), an influential mathematician, alchemist, philosopher and advisor to Elizabeth I, combines Albarn's voice with early English choral and instrumentation alongside modern, West African and Renaissance sounds. Dr Dee was recorded late last year in Albarn's West London studio and also in Salford with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. The album was mixed by Valgeir Sigursson in Reykjavik.

ARTIST SITE | RELEASED: May 8, 2012 ON Virgin

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"The Marvelous Dream"


  1. 1. The Golden Dawn
  2. 2. Apple Carts
  3. 3. Oh Spirit Animate Us
  4. 4. The Moon Exalted
  5. 5. A Man Of England
  6. 6. Saturn
  7. 7. Coronation
  8. 8. The Marvelous Dream
  9. 9. A Prayer
  10. 10. Edward Kelley
  11. 11. Preparation
  12. 12. 9 Point Star
  13. 13. Temptation Comes In The Afternoon
  14. 14. Watching The Fire That Waltzed Away
  15. 15. Moon (Interlude)
  16. 16. Cathedrals
  17. 17. Tree Of Life
  18. 18. The Dancing King

Upcoming Tour Dates

  • May 21
    Eindhoven, Netherlands Damon Albarn at Muziekgebouw Eindhoven
  • May 24
    Paris, France Damon Albarn at Philharmonie De Paris
  • May 25
    Lyon, France Damon Albarn at Auditorium-orchestre National
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