Falling in love with Blur again - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Lypton Village > Lemonade Stand > Lemonade Stand Archive
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-12-2002, 09:27 PM   #1
Rock n' Roll Doggie
Kieran McConville's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Auto Dafoe
Posts: 9,787
Local Time: 02:09 PM
Falling in love with Blur again

Well, sort of. After years of alternatively liking and despising English band Blur, I'm developing a bit of a soft spot lately for their zany madness.

The reason I despised them for so long, was that although undeniably talented, their pre-1997 music in particular seemed to me to embody a kind of smart-arse, style-over-substance, soulless, derivative, shallow vibe that fitted all too well with post-Thatcher Britain.

And you know what? They were all of those things, but lately I've spotted a bit of shine amongst the trash. Some songs like 'The Universal', 'Country House' and 'Entertain Me' stand out as actually not being too bad.

But I still prefer the falling-apart-at-the-seams Blur of 'Blur' and '13'. Damon Albarn's lyrics no longer annoy me, as they are no longer decipherable. All is well.

Kieran McConville is offline  
Old 01-12-2002, 11:26 PM   #2
love, blood, life
HelloAngel's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: new york city
Posts: 14,534
Local Time: 12:09 AM

I lovelovelovelovelove Damon & Blur.

HelloAngel is offline  
Old 01-13-2002, 12:04 AM   #3
Blue Crack Distributor
LarryMullen's POPAngel's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: I'll be up with the sun, I'm not coming down...
Posts: 53,698
Local Time: 11:09 PM
Blur=viddy good.

I know your garden's full
But is there sweetness at all?
LarryMullen's POPAngel is offline  
Old 01-13-2002, 12:13 AM   #4
Rock n' Roll Doggie
zooropamanda's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Smile, you're reading my post
Posts: 6,515
Local Time: 02:09 PM
blur are probably my 3rd favourite band.
People who think they are some trashy little talentless britpop band havent heard most of their albums.

Hearing Song 2 and Girls and Boys will do that i guess.
zooropamanda is offline  
Old 01-13-2002, 12:20 AM   #5
War Child
mbi16's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Pigmark
Posts: 947
Local Time: 04:09 AM
There is always light at the end of the tunnel.

Long live the lemon!!!
mbi16 is offline  
Old 01-13-2002, 07:11 AM   #6
Rock n' Roll Doggie
zooropamanda's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Smile, you're reading my post
Posts: 6,515
Local Time: 02:09 PM
I die every time I hear this song...

And into the sea goes pretty England and damn me
Around the Bay of Biscay and back for tea
Hit traffic on the dogger bank<---dead here
Up the Thames to find a taxi rank
Sail on by with the tide and go to sleep
And the radio says


On the Tyne forth and Cramity
There's a low in the high forties
And Saturday's locked away on the pier
Not fast enough dear
And on the Malin head, Blackpool looks blue and red
And the Queen, she's gone round the bend
Jumped off Land's End


zooropamanda is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:09 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com