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Modern Life Is Rubbish

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13 years, 7 months ago at Mar 21 23:13
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At the time of recording their Sophomore album, Modern Life is Rubbish, Blur were at their (first) career low, off the back of a failed attempt to break the American market, having been defauded by their (former) manager and under pressure from their own label to get a successful album written and released. In the meantime, the British music scene had moved on since the foursome's debut, with the ... read more
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Description: Blur's second album saw them finding their feet just before they suddenly went supernova. In songs like "Chemical World", they started developing the themes of everyday British life that would follow them to their Parklife era. "Sunday Sunday" provided its own blueprint for the Britpop scene, showing the traditional Sunday dinner with the family for what it really is ("You gather the family round the table and eat enough to sleep"), while "Advert" follows in the spirit of Blur's musical ancestors (art school punks and mods). "Blue Jeans", meanwhile, demonstrates that Damon Albarn ... (more)
Manufacturer: Food
Release date: 15 May 1993
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0077778944225 UPC: 077778944225
Tags: Britpop (6), 1993 (5), English (4), Indie (3), England (3), Album (3), Rock (2), Pop (2), 1990's (2), Alternative Rock (2), Britrock (2), Blur (2), Sophomore Album (2), Food (1), Mp3 (1), Mps (1)
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2,002 Albums to Listen to Before Death... (2007 music items)

"MODERN LIFE IS RUBBISH (1993) BLUR Review coming soon... FAV TRACKS: "Oily Water"; "Sunday Sunday"; "For Tomorrow"; "Chemical World/Intermission"; "Blue Jeans"; "Colin Zeal"; "Coping"; "Pressure on Julian"; "Advert"; "Star Shaped"; "Miss America" "

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