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Blur

Formed in London in 1989 as Seymour, Blur began as a psychedic pop band much in the same vein as the Stone Roses andother'Madchester' groups. The group achieved massive success in the mid-90s as one of the premier 'britpop' bands andwereperhaps most commonly recognised for oft being on the receiving end of Oasis and the Gallagher brothers' ire. Blur areregardedas mainstays of the British nationalist pop tradition (even as they moved to American-influenced indie rock), much inthe samecategory as the Kinks, the Jam and the Smiths. Despite being permanent fixtures on the British pop scene for ...read more

Formed in London in 1989 as Seymour, Blur began as a psychedic pop band much in the same vein as the Stone Roses andother'Madchester' groups. The group achieved massive success in the mid-90s as one of the premier 'britpop' bands andwereperhaps most commonly recognised for oft being on the receiving end of Oasis and the Gallagher brothers' ire. Blur areregardedas mainstays of the British nationalist pop tradition (even as they moved to American-influenced indie rock), much inthe samecategory as the Kinks, the Jam and the Smiths. Despite being permanent fixtures on the British pop scene for fifteenyears now,Blur only received one brief break in the American market, with the release of the massive anthem "Song 2" in 1997.The grouptook a early in the new decade as vocalist Damon Albarn masterminded the hip-hop group the Gorillaz. Main AlbarncollaboratorCoxon left the group in 2002, and though the band released an album the following year, they are currently onhiatus. « hide

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LPs
The Magic Whip
2015

Think Tank
2003

3.5
365 Votes
13
1999

3.9
414 Votes
Blur
1997

3.7
528 Votes
The Great Escape
1995

3.5
350 Votes
Parklife
1994

4
645 Votes
Modern Life Is Rubbish
1993

3.9
363 Votes
Leisure
1991

2.8
244 Votes
Live Albums
Parklive
08/20/2012

3.8
6 Votes
All The People: Blur Live At Hyde Park
2009

3.1
6 Votes
Live At The Budokan
1996

3.3
9 Votes
Compilations
Blur 21
07/30/2012

4.6
14 Votes
Midlife: A Beginner's Guide To Blur
2009

4.1
39 Votes
The Best Of
2000

3.8
184 Votes
The Best Of (Special Edition)
2000

3.8
29 Votes
Bustin' And Dronin'
1998

2.2
9 Votes

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