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So, What’s Next For Blur?

So, What’s Next For Blur?

Blur’s future remains in question following the release of Damon Albarn’s solo album, Everyday Robots, last month. So many questions remain, namely: will the band release any more new material and will they ever perform together again? Despite the fact that the band planned to begin work on their highly-anticipated follow-up to 2003’s Think Tank, […]

Best Britpop Guitar Moments

Here is a list I can get behind. Music Radar put together a list of 13 Best Britpop Guitar Moments and I have to say that it’s a really good list. Normally I find myself disagreeing with others’ “best of” lists because they are so subjective. These best of Britpop lists also always tend to […]

The BBC Celebrate 20 Years Of Britpop

April marks the twentieth anniversary of Blur’s Parklife, a milestone that will multiply over the coming months. Soon, we will be celebrating Oasis’ Definitely Maybe and Suede’s masterpiece, Dog Man Star. Do you remember the first time you heard Pulp’s ‘Do You Remember The First Time?’ or made a connection with Elastica’s ‘Connection?’ That’s right, […]

Soda & Radio In Blur’s Future

Coffee Soda Bassist and fringe-swisher. Farmer and cheesemaker. Hasn’t Alex James done enough? How about a line of cheeky drinks? City A.M. reports that James has quietly submitted a trademark application for a beverage called ‘Britpop.’ While it’s unknown what his plans are pertaining to this trademark, it has been noted that the application covers […]

Happy Britpop Christmas!

They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but after you’ve heard  ‘simply having a wonderful Christmas time’ interminably echoing through every store you dare enter, you just want to pull your hair out. The ultimate panacea for overplayed holiday tunes is a batch of unusual gems and surprising renditions of the songs […]

Blur Release New Line Of Official Merchandise

If you’re still in search for a last-minute Christmas present, or, if you’re looking to squirrel something away for the next holiday or birthday, Blur have announced the availability of new licensed merchandise which would interest the Blur fanatic on your list. The new merchandise on the band’s official website includes a fine tea set […]

Watch Blur Live In Seoul In 1997

Here is Blur’s full concert from Munwha Gym in Seoul, South Korea from October 21, 1997. It’s an excellent mix of songs from their first five albums. Beetlebum  |  M.O.R.  |  There’s No Other Way  |  Movin’ On  |  Badhead  |  Country Sad Ballad Man  |  Girls & Boys  |  Death Of A Party  |  […]

Watch Blur at Glastonbury 1998

This weekend, enjoy the full broadcast of Blur’s 1998 Glastonbury appearance. As you can see, there’s a little bit from every album to date, and there’s some good deeper tracks mixed in with the hits. Girls & Boys  |  On Your Own  |  Beetlebum  |  End Of A Century  |  South Park (aka Trailerpark)  |  […]