Are we out of time? Damon Albarn carried off stage following five-hour set

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Blur frontman’s present with Africa Categorical at Roskilde in Denmark lasted until 4am, and was only stopped as soon as ‘Huge Dave’ intervened

Damon Albarn’s appearance at Roskilde music pageant on 4 July ended with an intervention, when the Blur frontman refused to go away the stage throughout a five-hour set.

Closing the annual event in Denmark, Albarn and his Africa Categorical collective – which includes Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Nick Zinner, Seye Adelekan and Songhoy Blues - launched into an epic efficiency that lasted until 4am. The set included covers of Randy Newman and reinterpretations of Gorillaz tunes, and particular friends resembling Graham Coxon and Laura Mvula additionally stepped in in the course of the five-hour extravaganza.

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