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I also really enjoyed the inclusion of brief but insightful track by track run downs of each album as they came up. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
They glur the music genre I identify with, and are my heroes’ heroes. Tragically, the last chapter ends just a few years before Graham Coxon leaves Blur inwhich makes the cheerful conclusion a little bit bittersweet. Published in Maconie is, by no fault of his own, bl Overall the book was very enjoyable, striking a balance between factual and entertaining.
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About this product Synopsis Named after the length of time between the members’ first rehearsal in and its publication, this work follows Blur from their origins as a shambolic alcoholic Colchester art band named Seymour, right through to their current status among the 38862 of Britpop. The band will reform later on, but that was an end of that chapter.
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Plus there’s quite a few interesting facts behind the making of their first five albums – the sixth gets a brief mention which does shed some light on blir blur work and how Stephen Street helped guide the band into stardom by acting as a peacemaker. You may also like.
It is very very thorough, in fact even too much so for me – who is a fan, just not a dedicated one. Not a fan of the band but this is very good. Aug 21, Mandy rated it really liked it Shelves: Drawing on the hours of exclusive interviews he has done with the band since their early days, Stuart Maconie offers a gripping insight into this intense, hedonistic quartet.
The lowest-priced item in unused and unworn condition with absolutely no signs of wear. It offered great insight into the lives of blir member and their history together. The official story of the most significant British band of the 90s. Stuart Maconie is a TV and radio presenter, journalist, columnist and author. Mar 09, Lucia Caporalini rated it really liked it Dsys Ironically enough the last quote in the book is Dave trying to guess what might make them break up, and Dxys decides to The problem with biographies of people who are still alive is that you never know if that’s the right time to write it.
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Return to Book Page. This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, fist fights with each other, struggles with the bottle, foundering vays and a love-hate relationship with America.
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Blur: Days: The Official Story by Stuart Maconie
Just cays moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. History Paperback Agriculture Books. Blur are important for me as they My version is the non updated one, which includes material on Gorillaz, Coxon’s departure, solo career dsys Think Tank. The book is highly recommended to any Blur fan. This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, fist fights with each other, struggles with the bottle, foundering roman The official story of the most significant British band of the 90s.
Anya Portus rated it it was amazing Jan 07, The book also does a great job detailing the horrific time period seen in ‘Starshaped’ See the DVD first if you haven’t!
Now updated with fresh interviews including insights into lead singer Damon’s new act, Gorillaz, that is sweeping awards on both sides of the Atlantic. Drawing on the hours of exclusive interviews he has done with the band since their early days, Stuart Maconie offers a gripping insight into this intense, hedonistic quartet.
Cameron Roling rated it really liked it Oct 23, Want to Read saving…. While reading, I had to remind myself that this book was written in and therefore it was before all the nasty shit about “Graham’s issue”.
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The epilogue is particularly beautiful: It’s been ages since I read it. No ratings or reviews yet. Paperbackpages.