Damon Albarn has all the time been a digital pop star due to his work in Gorillaz, nevertheless it seems like he’s now gone viral for a completely completely different motive. On Saturday evening, the Blur singer was considered one of many artists to play at Glastonbury’s Live at Worthy Farm livestream. As an alternative of being smitten together with his stacked setlist, although, followers have been extra taken by the debut of his model new mullet.
Albarn was considered one of a number of high-profile artists who carried out on the Reside at Worthy Farm live performance alongside acts like Coldplay, HAIM, Jarvis Cocker, and Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood’s new band The Smile. He handled viewers to some genuinely nice songs for the occasion, like “Out of Time” and “On Melancholy Hill”, however nothing stole the present fairly like his sudden haircut. Mullets are typically frowned upon, if not outright teased, nevertheless it looks like the pandemic softened folks’s opinions on it as a result of most everybody on-line appeared to imagine it was a superb match for him.
“I do know everybody’s watching Eurovision, however, critically, over on the Glastonbury livestream, Damon Albarn has a mullet,” tweeted Sunday Occasions author Jonathan Dean. “It’s very lockdown dad. Relatable. He’s mainly Tremendous Hans.”
Different viewers credited Albarn as “single-handedly bringing again the mullet and 70’s truck driver look” and lulling them again to sleep after a stressed bout of insomnia. After all, there have been nonetheless loads of individuals who couldn’t resist a superb joke on the musician’s expense. “I simply know Damon cuts his mullet with these zig zag craft scissors,” tweeted one consumer.
All through the pandemic, Albarn has been very eager to get again to reside reveals, so it’s no surprise why he seemed so blissed out throughout his digital Glastonbury set. Fortunately, his lockdown hasn’t been all boredom and wasted area. Albarn spent the previous months recording a brand new remix for Paul McCartney, a collaborative single with Poté, and even serving to out with a posthumous document by Tony Allen. Who’s to say how a lot work was achieved on that upcoming Gorillaz movie throughout this time, too.
Not too certain Damon Albarn must be rocking a mullet. pic.twitter.com/4IqEf3m7qX
— Andy (@AndypMFC) May 22, 2021
I do know everybody’s watching Eurovision, however, critically, over on the Glastonbury livestream, Damon Albarn has a mullet
— Jonathan Dean (@JonathanDean_) May 22, 2021
Having slavishly and pathetically primarily based my complete look on him my complete grownup life, I’m unsure I can reside in a world the place Damon Albarn has a mullet.
— Jake S (@jakeshoolheifer) May 21, 2021
In the meantime, Damon Albarn is single handedly bringing again the mullet and 70’s truck driver look on the Glasto livestream. https://t.co/1rHZLLurMw
— Mel Skellon (@MelSkellon) May 22, 2021
Insomnia metropolis once more so let me simply say: Damon Albarn’s Glastonbury mullet
— Chelsea Rebecca 💀🥩 (@carebecc) May 23, 2021
i simply know damon cuts his mullet with these zig zag craft scissors
— 🌧️ (@somegirIswander) May 22, 2021
ideas empty simply damon‘s mullet blowing within the wind pic.twitter.com/JJYMj4TQeS
— marshmallow on a stick (@getoutofcities) May 21, 2021
I assumed seeing Graham Coxon in Duran Duran was as bizarre as this week would get, however then I noticed Damon Albarn had grown Julian Casablancas’ Voidz mullet. pic.twitter.com/9Ckbpdscyl
— Nick Scott (@narcsville) May 22, 2021