Noel Gallagher; Damon Albarn & Graham Coxon – review

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Royal Albert Hall, London

The cessation of hostilities, when it came, was virtually poignant – properly, for many who remembered the mid-90s feud between Blur and Oasis, which gave the era's two largest British bands licence to insult one another every week within the press. On Saturday, Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher buried the hatchet in the identify of the Teenage Cancer Trust charity, whose annual week of live shows Gallagher is curating.

They appeared collectively, along with the Blur guitarist Graham Coxon and Paul Weller (on drums, improbably), on Blur's Tender, separated solely by a few microphone stands. If that did not definitively prove hell had frozen over, a hearty backslap at the finish did.

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