Category Archives: Blur

Fall into fashion, fall out again – blurblog 4, from Blur to break up

blurblog 4, the penultimate part in our blogathon on Blur. blurblog 1, on Hyde Park and how Blur have become a central part of our pop life is here, blurblog 2 on the tricky early years is here and blurblog 3 on the triumph … Continue reading

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All the people, so many people – blurblog 3, from Parklife triumph to dreams of Escape

Third of 3 blogs charting Britain’s on/off love affair with Blur. Part 1, the introduction, here. Part 2, covering the troubled early years, here. Now onto the imperial phase. To coincide with Blur’s performance at Hyde Park on Sunday, ITV … Continue reading

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Sometimes I wonder if I’m here – blurblog 2, leisure time to modern life

blurblog 2, second in our series on the long and tempestuous love affair between Britain and Blur. For blurblog 1 – go here. Writing this in 2012,  it’s astonishing to think how close Blur came to being a minor footnote in pop history, just … Continue reading

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Britain and Blur – falling in and out of love for 20 years

‘There are blue skies in my city today’ 12 August 2012. An extraordinary fortnight of success and spectacle is drawing to a close. In the Olympic Village, the nation is showing its remarkable ability to snatch defeat from the jaws of … Continue reading

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