Graham Leslie Coxon (b. 12 March 1969) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and painter. He initially came to prominence as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist and occasional lead vocalist of rock band Blur.
Upon Stephen Street's invitation, Coxon became an important participant in the recording of Peter Doherty's debut solo album Grace/Wastelands. It was reported that he played guitar on every song except "Broken Love Song," and that every electric guitar part in on the album is his. He also played guitar on "Last of the English Roses"'s B-side "Through the Looking Glass." The NME stated that this was the song where Coxon's playing style was the most recognisable.
Despite being born 10 years before Doherty, Coxon shares the same birthday as him.
Doherty and Coxon have known each other since at least 2004, when they played together at the Kentish Town Forum.
Full nameGraham Leslie Coxon
Born50 years, 12.Mar 1969