Damon Albarn is the musical superman of the 21st century, though perhaps it is not that noticeable. The reason for the description is probable his high productivity. The Brit does so much that it is hard to keep up: rock, opera, African music... It is always interesting and cool. Plus: Albarn is getting better as the years go by. He is known first and foremost as the frontman of Blur, the group which staged such a fantastic performance at Werchter last year. And he has already been here with The Good, The Bad and The Queen. His greatest commercial successes have been achieved with Gorillaz. The second album “Demon Days” (2005) has been doing well on both sides of the Atlantic. After more than 20 years in the frontline, Albarn is now releasing a first album under his own name. “Everyday Robots” (2014), he says, is a mix of folk and soul. Superman goes solo. Damon Albarn will headline KluB C on Thursday 3 July.

List of names announced so far for Rock Werchter 2014

• Thursday 3 July: Metallica, Placebo, Damon Albarn, Skrillex, Dropkick Murphys

• Friday 4 July: Arctic Monkeys, Ellie Goulding, Major Lazer, Jack Johnson, Crystal Fighters, The Naked and Famous

• Saturday 5 July: Pearl Jam, The Black Keys, Pixies, Triggerfinger, Imagine Dragons, Agnes Obel

• Sunday 6 July:  Kings of Leon, Stromae, Franz Ferdinand, Babyshambles, MGMT, Birdy, Passenger, Metronomy

Rock Werchter 2014 will be taking place from Thursday 3 July to Sunday 6 July. Tickets are on sale from proximusgoformusic.be. One day tickets for Thursday 3 July and Saturday 5 July are already sold out. Still available: combi tickets - from Thursday 3 July until Sunday 6 July - and one day tickets for Friday or Sunday.  Click here for detailed ticket info.

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Rock Werchter 2014
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3-6 July 2014
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Werchter
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