Plaque

Damon Albarn

Erection date: 27/10/2014

Inscription

Damon Albarn the British singer, songwriter, producer and composer, best known for Blur and Gorillaz, lived here in his early years.
Waltham Forest Heritage

Site: Damon Albarn (1 memorial)

E11, Fillebrook Road, 21

Born Whitechapel, Albarn lived here until he was aged 9. He unveiled his own plaque and the local Guardian quoted him: "I remember cows coming down this road on a regular basis. You wouldn’t believe it now what with the A12 extension, but memories like that obviously stuck with me.”

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Damon Albarn

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Blur

Rock band. The group originally comprised Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex Ja...

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Gorillaz

Virtual rock band. Created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. The 'group' con...

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Damon Albarn

Musician, singer, songwriter, composer and record producer. Born Whitechapel,...

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Waltham Forest Council

Formed in 1965 from the joining of Chingford, Leyton and Walthamstow.

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