Category : Blur's Albums and Lyrics

by Heidi Harley - 2 years ago

The Magic Whip

The Magic Whip Release Date:27/04/2015 16 years after their last record as a four-piece, 27th April 2015 sees the release of the band’s eighth studio album, titled The Magic Whip. The recordings, which began during a five-day break in touring in...

by Heidi Harley - 2 years ago

​Think Tank

Think Tank Release Date:05/05/2003 Sessions for the seventh album began in the band’s London studio ’13′ late in 2001. Recording moved southwards when the band packed up the entire studio and migrated to Marrakech, and finishing touches were add...

by Heidi Harley - 2 years ago

13

13 Release Date:15/03/1999 Marking their ten years as a band, “13″ is the sound of Blur becoming, according to Damon, “completely free”. The album was created from lengthy improvisations around song structures, recorded and painstakingly edited by...

by Heidi Harley - 2 years ago

Parklife

Parklife Release Date:25/04/1994 British pop’s defining record of the 1990′s, Parklife became part of the national consciousness, English vocabulary and was the first of five consecutive number one albums for Blur. Produced by Stephen Street, the...

by Heidi Harley - 2 years ago

Blur

Blur Release Date:10/02/1997 1997 saw Blur abandon English character song and look towards left-field American rock for inspiration. Recorded partly in Iceland, Britpop is shunned in favour of abstract experimentalism, abrasive guitars, held toget...

by Heidi Harley - 2 years ago

​The Great Escape

The Great Escape Release Date:11/09/1995 Recorded during Blur’s rapid rise in popularity and tabloid recognition, the third and final chapter in what was referred to as the band’s “life trilogy” sees the band present a dark and lavish look at the...

by Heidi Harley - 2 years ago

​Modern Life Is Rubbish

Modern Life Is Rubbish Release Date:10/05/1993 A fan favourite, Blur’s 1993 sophomore album and critical breakthrough flew in the face of music created by their peers, and presented a pop encyclopaedia of England to battle the influence of America...

by Heidi Harley - 2 years ago

​Leisure

Leisure Release Date:26/08/1991 Blur’s debut in 1991 – a mix of abstract My Bloody Valentine-style noise, psychedelic tunefulness and classic British pop, reflecting the use of a handful of different producers. The album features many songs dating...