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    Blur's Alex James his love for Manchester, The Smiths, New Order, Nile Rodgers & Lady Gaga - Q25

    Q Magazine

    by Q Magazine

    Blur bassist and cheese-maker Alex James spoke to Q (in a very dark room) about the bands who have influnced him over the last 25 years, praising Chic's Nile Rodgers for inventing disco, and hailing The Smiths, New Order and Manchester's influence on music. Plus find out why he's tipping Lady Gaga and Jessie J to rule the world. Watch more Q25 videos like this at