"Graham Coxon" (born Graham Leslie Coxon on 12 March 1969, in Rinteln, West Germany) is best known as the former guitarist in the English band Blur. He contributed to the band's first seven albums, from 1991's ''Leisure'' to the 2002 sessions for the following year's ''Think Tank'', though he only features in the last of its 13 tracks.
Coxon is an accomplished musician, capable of playing many instruments. He has released six solo records (half of them while still a member of Blur) - where in a McCartney, Beckish-style he performs nearly all of the instruments. He also appears to have earned the respect of his peers. Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood praised Coxon's musicality and talent: "Anything that has more of Graham's guitar playing, I'm bound to like."
Graham Coxon studied Fine Arts at Goldsmiths College, London, for two years, until he chose to quit due to the increasing success of his band at the time - Seymour - who later changed its name and became Blur. Coxon's highly individual style is perhaps best showcased on songs such as "Beetlebum" and "You're So Great" (both from Blur's 1997 album ''Blur''), the latter being his first solo record while in Blur, and ...