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Released: 11 September 1995
All release dates
Highest UK Chart Position: 1
Chart History |
Cat. No. FOODCD 14
CD Reissue TOCP-65992
CD Reissue TOCP-53318
CD Reissue TOCP-53574
Countries & Formats
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25th Anniversary Blue/White
Colored Double Vinyl
Download (from 2005)
Download (from 2015?)
* Approx. value
Food / EMI Records
Toshiba / EMI Records Japan
Japan SHM-CD: Warner Music Japan
Korea: EMI Records
Taiwan: EMI Records
EMI Records France
Anniversary Blue/White Split Colored Double Vinyl:
Parlophone / Warner Music
03. Best Days
05. Fade Away
06. Top Man
09. He Thought
10. It Could Be
11. Ernold Same
12. Globe Alone
15. Yuko &
Bonus tracks in the Japanese release are "Ultranol" and
"No Monsters In Me".
French version includes "To The End (With
Françoise Hardy)" as a bonus track.
and SHM-CD come in a mini-LP sleeve. SHM-CD
includes the extra tracks "No Monsters In
Me", "Tame" and "St. Louis".
25th Anniversary vinyl, released in November 2020, is
exclusive to the official Blur webstore.
Credits in the album booklet.
Blur as 'a sales team' on
the album's back cover. Years later, a fan told that
this picture was used to advertise glasses in Asia!
- "Stereotypes" was debuted at a secret gig
at the Dublin Castle in May 1995. Back then, it was
considered for the first single, but another song
("Country House") got a bigger reaction
"Quango" mentioned in "Mr.
Robinson's Quango" stands for
Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisation.
It was the first song recorded for the album.
- "It Could Be
You", the last song recorded for the album,
was originally written about Winston Churchill.
- The narrator in
"Ernold Same" is Ken Livingstone, the former Mayor
- "Dan Abnormal" is about an
over-zealous fan. The title is Damon's anagramic pseudonym.
- Total running time
(UK ver.): 57:03