Blur (Band)

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Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988. The group consists of singer/keyboardist Damon Albarn, guitarist/singer Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree. Their debut album Leisure (1991) incorporated the sounds of Madchester and shoegazing. Following a stylistic change influenced by English guitar pop groups such as the Kinks, the Beatles and XTC, Blur released Modern Life Is Rubbish (1993), Parklife (1994) and The Great Escape (1995). In the process, the band helped establish the Britpop genre and achieved mass popularity in the UK, aided by a chart battle with rivals Oasis in 1995 dubbed the "Battle of Britpop". Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 160 photos, 1 trivia item, 1 magazine, 58 lists, 184 albums, 699 songs, 1 award, 156 film credits, 47 news stories, and key facts about Blur!

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Blur is a member of the following lists: Brit Award winners, Virgin Records artists, Ivor Novello Award winners, Parlophone artists, Musical quartets, Musical groups from London, Musical groups disestablished in 2003, Musical groups established in 1988, Musical groups reestablished in 2009 and 1988 establishments in England.

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156 Credits »
2005 Girls and Boys: Sex and British Pop -
2016 Central Intelligence -
2016 The Brothers Grimsby -
2015 The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World -
2015 Prized Apart -
2015 Live Forever! 90's Britpop -
2015 Music for Misfits: The Story of Indie -
2015 International Test Series 2015 -
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon -
2014 Britpop at the BBC -
2014 PianOwned -


699 Songs »
1 Song 2 1997
2 Girls And Boys 1994
3 Parklife 1994
4 Beetlebum 1997
5 Country House 1995
6 Tender 1999
7 The Universal 1995
8 End Of A Century 1994
9 There's No Other Way 1991
10 Charmless Man 1995
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


1 Award »
Nominated for 1 Award

In The News

47 Stories »


58 Lists »
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