Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Blur’s "Beetlebum" (1997)
Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Blur’s "Beetlebum" (1997) ARTIST: Blur TITLE: “Beetlebum” ALBUM: Blur (1997) BUY: Amazon | iTunes WATCH/LISTEN: Blur “Beetlebum” appears on Blur’s eponymous 1997 album ‘Blur
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Blur’s Debut Album ‘Leisure’
Happy 25th Anniversary to Blur’s debut album Leisure, originally released August 26, 1991. [Buy , between October 1990 and July 1991, Blur released three singles. The first single, the trippy, quasi song illustrates Blur’s untapped promise. While there are admittedly weaker, un-Blur-like tracks Blur’s Leisure via Amazon or iTunes | Stream Below] Blur, Oasis, Pulp and Suede. These are arguably the Blur emerging American grunge scene that was slowly making its way into the UK. Formed in London in 1988, Blur TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Blur’s Debut Album ‘Leisure’
Happy Birthday to Damon Albarn, Born March 23, 1968
on Blur upon signing to Food Records. Their debut single, "She's So High," cracked the U.K. Top 50 well. Although chief rivals Oasis quickly usurped Blur's dominance, 1995's The Great Escape debuted at Blur and Gorillaz, Damon Albarn helped shape the British mainstream during the '90s and beyond, first great British pop tradition of bands like the Kinks and the Jam. The album made Blur the most and shoegaze-inspired textures of Blur's 1991 debut album, Leisure, earned the band unkind critical Blur
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tried-and-true. Albarn very well could have traversed the safe route and milked his role within Blur , Blur’s excellent eighth studio LP and first since 2003’s Think Tank. An eternally restless 1991 with Blur’s debut album Leisure and continues stronger than ever today with rumors of a new Blur’s Discography via Amazon | iTunes Gorillaz’ Discography via Amazon | iTunes STREAM Here: Blur Blur & Gorillaz, as well as his stellar solo work & side projects.
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Blur’s 1994 landmark Parklife (1994) in the form of “Take It All In” showcases guitar guile that
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of the [‘90s]” that “convincingly blurred the lines between pop, indie and dance music, straddling
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summer. Records such as Blur’s Blur, David Bowie’s Earthling, Ben Harper’s The Will to Live, and Daft
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, percussion) and Murdoc Niccals (vocals, bass), were the brainchild of Blur frontman Damon Albarn The Fall, but his solo affair Everyday Robots (2014) and the second-to-last Blur effort Think Tank
Happy Birthday to Liam Gallagher, Born September 21, 1972
singles on the same day. Blur emerged victorious with "Country House" while Oasis' "Roll with It Oasis versus middle-class southerners Blur. All the while Liam continued to dominate the press on his popularity. That same year, Oasis went head to head with fellow Brit-poppers Blur when both bands released
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Pete Wiggs convincingly blurred the lines between pop, indie and dance music, straddling the lines
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appreciation for blurring musical styles. Jones is evidence that even as digital streams and clicks
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reintroduction. Tracks like “Program” with its pointed take on the blurring line between reality and TV, “Blak
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Cocteau Twins’ Final Studio Album ‘Milk & Kisses’
music. But a band like Blur, or something, you don't expect them to be groundbreaking, you just blurred lines between the real and imaginary dimensions of love. Listening to the poignant “Half
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Saint Etienne’s Debut Album ‘Foxbase Alpha’
convincingly blurred the lines between pop, indie and dance music, straddling the lines between retro ephemeral Britpop and post-Britpop movements, fueled in large part by bands such as Oasis, Blur, Pulp
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years supporting his sublime debut solo album Everyday Robots (2014) and Blur’s stellar return-to-form
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, they were largely overshadowed by more visible bands like Oasis, Blur, Pulp, and their fellow
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upbeat and empowered tone, as Murdoch blurs the fine lines between fantasy and reality, seemingly
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sublime debut solo album Everyday Robots (2014) and Blur’s stellar return-to-form, The Magic Whip
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Lenny Kravitz’s ‘Mama Said’
, 1991. [Stream album and watch videos below] It’s never been a secret that genre-blurring singer
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