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New beginnings and a change of pace

Advantages: Great sound
Disadvantages: Some duff tracks

Blur's early years had seen them build a satisfyingly eager cult following as they emerged fitfully in the indie arena, with their work championed by the guardians of the left of field. However, such small vistas had been widened gloriously by the pop ac ...

dave27 24.10.2002 · Read full review
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Change in direction leads to probably the best blur album..

Advantages: Coxon-esque alternative is certainly the right direction; an original sound with a nice number o
Disadvantages: the more hardcore britpop fans out there may not be convinced!

Although Blur are one of 'thee' defining britpop bands of the 1990's, diversity to a different genre and style influences seem to mark the band's career. 'Modern Life is Rubbish' was that first step in the right direction from 'Leisure', and the self-tilt ...

beetleblur 13.03.2010 · Read full review
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Blur goes west

Advantages: Take that critics
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After the chart successes with Parklife and The Great Escape, the Essex lads were feeling a little trapped inside there own self created stereotype. Only one way to break out, create something out of the ordinary, make a showpiece of your underestimated ...

JohnnyBravo 13.07.2000 · Read full review
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Remake, Remodel

Advantages: Makes complete reinvention look so easy
Disadvantages: Nope, can't find any...

...After "The Great Escape", and the excesses of Britpop, caused enormous tensions within the group, Blur decided to get back to basics. Coxon and Albarn, in particular, had always had a taste for indie noise-pop, and the stripped back sound of bands like Pa ...

pvincent 17.06.2001 · Read full review

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yeha this is cool man !

Advantages: one good song
Disadvantages: only one decent track all the rest are rubbish

blur by blur is probaally blurs best album yet but it is still not that good. The best song on the album is song 2 with out of a doubt and the other songs are pretty shite. I dont like blur at all but I just borrowed this album of my mate and i didnt like ...

mountainbikeboy 20.08.2000 · Read full review
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