Tag Archives: Blur

Happy Soup: Baxter Dury

I realised a couple of things this morning. The first thing is that, when it comes to reviewing new albums, I’m a bit crap. Even if it happens to be a new album by someone I have always loved. I … Continue reading

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

It’s hard to say goodbye, isn’t it? Most of you reading this will probably know that my footballing allegiance lies in the red and white half of north London, the better half. And so I’m thinking today, mainly, about the … Continue reading

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Glastonbury, Damon Albarn and Radiohead

This weekend was the first weekend for years when, for obvious reasons, I didn’t get to see very much of Glastonbury on the tv. Not that I was that bothered with U2, Coldplay and Beyonce headlining the famous Pyramid Stage. Yesterday … Continue reading

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A list: My Top Ten Gigs

Right, what follows is going to be a totally subjective list of my all time favourite gigs. That’s as much of a introduction as you’re getting. 1) Tricky at the London Astoria- July 99. I’ve seen Tricky perform six times now. … Continue reading

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Blu-rays, Depeche Mode and dreams..

Since I bought a PS3 at Christmas time last year, I’ve kind of resisted the urge to splurge on Blu Rays and PS3 games. The games I have bought are generally the games that I bought for my PS2, but … Continue reading

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1994:Parklife

Fresh from a weekend of football and disappointment in north London, I’d like to retreat to the warmth of an album that I first heard some 17 years ago- the third album from the Essex boys known as Blur- the … Continue reading

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Radiohead Live

Funny how, funny how things happen… The blog I was planning to bring you today was going to be all about Essex’s second most famous band, Blur (Depeche Mode clearly being numero uno in that region). But I had a … Continue reading

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