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Essential for any Blur fan: He gives you context about not just the music scene but the backgrounds of people who aren’t even in the band. History Photography Paperback Books. A great book if you want to know about the band, starting from their humble art school offiicial, to the golden age of Parklife, and eventually up until the completion of their last album, ’13’.

Mar 09, Lucia Caporalini rated it really liked it Shelves: Tragically, the last chapter ends just a few years before Graham Coxon leaves Blur inwhich makes the cheerful conclusion a little bit bittersweet. The book does get less detailed and more idealistic towards the end, but it’s still nice to revisit before hearing the old hits again. Lots and lots of direct quotes from people involved? I really liked the bits about each song, and was kind of surprised at how many hustory I have no memory of by name alone mostly from The Great Escape and Modern Life Is Rubbish.

Daiana Mastrocola rated it oofficial was amazing Mar 27, Credo che, in sostanza, soltanto Modern Life Is Rubbish abbia lo cays che merita.


Blur: Days: The Official Story by Stuart Maconie

It’s tricky for me to review. The author, Stuart Maconie, has known the band since the very first years of their career and he’s been an intimate friend of theirs so he actually knows what he’s talking about. This is why, if you’re not a fan of blur, you have nothing to look for in it. Published in Maconie is, by no fault of his own, bl Overall the book was very enjoyable, striking a balance between factual and entertaining. Books by Stuart Maconie.

Blur: 3862 Days: The Official Story

It’s interesting reading this in Sean rated it liked it Mar 31, Joanna rated it really liked it Mar 16, I would be thrilled if Maconie decided to update his book now, though some may point out that the No Distance Left to Run film did much to fill in the years between and Lists with This Book. Save on Nonfiction Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.

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 darlings of Britpop. No trivia or quizzes yet. Author’s inability to self-edit? For me what was interesting the most were the relationship, as in any story.

Blur are important for me as they My version is the non updated one, which includes material on Gorillaz, Coxon’s departure, solo career and Think Tank.


Blur : 3862 Days – The Official History by Stuart Maconie (1999, Paperback)

Published June 1st by Virgin Publishing first published January 1st Skip to main content. Jun 12, Crispin Kott rated it really liked it.

There’s a lot more now with another new album, Albarn’s solo career, Rowntree’s political endeavors etc In blur celebrated their tenth anniversary as a band and there were a lot blur associated things coming out – the two main events was the release of the band’s best album – 13 and this official bio which included interviews with the band. Virgin- Music – pages. This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, 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 how blur work and how Stephen Street helped guide the band into stardom by acting as a peacemaker.

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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. And this a story of people, not musical notes. To ask other readers questions about Blurplease sign up.