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Endless, looping sentences and unnecessary digs at other bands in every other paragraph. No trivia or quizzes yet. They started the music genre I identify with, and are my heroes’ heroes.
Published in Maconie is, by no fault of his own, bl Overall the book was very enjoyable, striking a balance between factual and entertaining. Jul 03, Agnese rated it really liked it. If you want a different perspective you should track down their early live tour bio Starshaped on DVD And nothing is left to approximation: It offered great insight into the lives of each member and their history together.
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Now updated with fresh interviews including insights into lead singer Damon’s new act, Gorillaz, that is sweeping awards on both sides of the Atlantic. Feb 16, Heather rated it liked it Shelves: This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, fist fights with each other, struggles with the bottle, foundering romances and a love-hate relationship with America.
Be the first to write a review. Skip to main content. The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects or hisstory. Nonetheless, still an amazing well-constructed biography of the band, and an interesting read in light of them recently reuniting. Published Bluur 1st by Virgin Publishing first published January 1st Last year, I saw Damon Albarn solo and decided to dig out all my old Blur stuff to get reacquainted with my favorite band from my teen years.
A literary roller coaster of blood, booze, brawling, growing up, and what Britpop was at it’s finest hour, the author does a superb job at illustrating exactly what Blur was to the world in the 90’s.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sep 17, Malcolm Frawley rated it really liked it Shelves: No eBook available Amazon. L’avevo letto per la prima volta milioni di anni fa e mi era piaciuto molto, stavolta un po’ meno.
Author’s inability to self-edit? The book is highly recommended to any Blur fan.
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I also really enjoyed the inclusion of brief but insightful track by track run downs of each album as they came up. Drawing on the hours of exclusive interviews he has done with the band since their early days, Stuart Maconie offers a gripping insight into this intense, hedonistic quartet.
Unfortunately for Maconie, this book ended right before the most major event to have happen to officiql since oficial were reformed, that is of course Graham’s departure and the following hiatus.
This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, fist fights with each other, struggles with the bottle, foundering romances and a love-hate relationship with America.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. I love stories about deep meaningful friendship, and it doesn’t get more close and deep then with bandmates. My version is the non updated one, which includes material on Gorillaz, Coxon’s departure, solo career and Think Tank.
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Cameron Roling rated it really liked it Oct 23, Ironically enough the last quote in the book is Dave trying to guess what might make them historh up, and Maconie decides to The problem with biographies of people who are still alive is that you never know if that’s the right time to write it. Want to Read saving…. Best Selling in Nonfiction See all. Jen ofticial it really liked it Jan 07, A great book if you want to know about the band, starting from their humble art school beginnings, to the golden age of Parklife, and eventually up until the completion of their last album, ’13’.
Blur are important for me as they My version is the non updated one, which includes material on Gorillaz, Coxon’s departure, solo career and Think Tank. Sam Forster rated it really liked it Nov 23, Jun 12, Crispin Kott rated it really liked it. I’ve had this book since pretty soon after it came out, but for some reason never read it until now. The official story of Blur, told through exclusive interviews.
Well, I decided to stumble back into this book to warm up for MSG.
Stuart Maconie is a TV and radio presenter, journalist, columnist and author. And I’ve read a lot of books about famous people, especially bands, and this is one of the best.
The book does get less detailed and more idealistic towards the end, but it’s still nice to revisit before hearing the old hits again.