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Graham Coxon

Graham Coxon (born 12 March 1969, West Germany) is best known as the guitarist in the British band Blur. He contributed to the band's first six albums, including their famous 1994 album Parklife. Considered by many to be one of the finest guitarists in rock music, his highly individual style is best showcased on songs such as "Beetlebum" (from Blur's 1997 album Blur) and "Coffee and TV" (from Blur's 13 LP). He left the band in 2002.

Coxon had already released three solo albums whilst a member of Blur. His first, released on his own Transcopic label was The Sky Is Too High in 1998, a ramshackle mixture of English folk music and 1960s-style garage rock. This was followed by the more extreme The Golden D in 1999 and the thoughtful Bob Dylanesque Crow Sit On Blood Tree (2001). After going solo full time, he released The Kiss Of Morning in 2002. The album proved to be his most accessible to date and was promoted with the single "Escape Song" which proved to be an interesting hybrid of Syd Barrett's Octopus and progressive rock trail-blazers The Nice.

Official Website Transcopic Records

Solo Discography

1998 The Sky Is Too High LP
2000 The Golden D LP
2001 Crow Sit On Blood Tree LP
2001 Thank God For The Rain / You Will Never Be single
2002 The Kiss Of Morning LP
2002 "Escape Song" / "Mountain Of Regret" single