Blur Archive

Six Picks Bank Holiday Summer is nearly over, but this weekend represents one last chance to get the barbecue and brolly combo going, or spend half a day bickering on the way to a seaside town they forgot to close down. Enjoy! >>
Six Picks As Seen On TV With David Letterman recently signing off after over thirty years on The Late Show, now seems like a good time to celebrate a few great, terrible, interesting or awkward musical TV appearances. >>
RRP Recommends New music playlist 2015//12 The new music playlist for week 12 - another week of free downloads, new releases and album previews. Everything from Mew to UUMA, from The Black Ryder to Active Child. And a whole bunch in between. >>
New music Blur – There Are Too Many Of Us Showcasing what's already being described as Blur's "other side", There Are Too Many Of Us employs warbly synth (and occasional warbly Damon-song) to make the point that it's a bit crowded here on planet earth. It gets the job done, by and large. >>
Playlists Romantic Roulette Come, play romantic roulette with us now. Hit shuffle and prepare to improvise romantic moments around tunes from the likes of Ballboy, Arab Strap, The Frank and Walters, Minnie Riperton, The Beautiful South, Nick Drake, Joan as Police Woman, and - of course - The Magnetic Fields. >>
Tracks of my years Blur – Tender Tender was the lead single and opening track on Blur's 6th studio album, 13. Co-written and co-sung by Coxon and Albarn with backing vocals from the London Community Gospel Choir, it couldn't have felt much less Blur. >>
20 songs The Foolingest Playlist Ever Fools rush in, work (along with horses), fall in love, think it's over, and think themselves wise. Also, they provide for an eclectic playlist. >>
Tracks Blur – Song 2 Take a bow, Graham Coxon. And take a bow, Blur, for creating a song that both rules and mocks a whole genre. Kudos! >>
Tracks Blur – For Tomorrow Share An obvious choice for today - after many years and near misses, this evening I'll finally get to see Blur play live. They don't get more English than this … >>
Tracks Blur – Sunday Sunday Share Reading wikipedia and allmusic.com today you’d be forgiven for thinking that everyone was in thrall to the album’s charms, but that’s not my recollection at all. Some people quite … >>
Playlists March 2013: And the 90s beat goes on Share I feel, as Travis sang, "tied to the 90s": another month stretches out before me and still here I am, back in the land of my youth, fairly shoegazing, … >>