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Blur 21: The Box

Other edition: The Vinyl Box
 

Blur 21: The Box

Released: 30 July 2012

All release dates
 

Includes:

  • 14 CDs: The first seven Blur studio albums with bonus material discs. Remastered from Leisure to Blur era.
  • 4 CDs of rarities including 60 unreleased tracks
  • 3 DVDs of live performances and promo videos
  • 7" single of the unreleased Seymour song
  • 100-page hardcover book detailing the career of the band
  • Digital bonus content


The albums are also sold separately as "Special Editions" on Double CD and Digital Download. Double CD comes with four postcards and digital bonus content.

50 signed boxes were circulated from Blur Store.
 

Formats:

UK box set Cat. No. BLURBOX21
US box set (?) 5099962491129
Japanese box set TOCP-71350-67


 
Record labels:

UK: Parlophone/EMI Records
US: Virgin Records
Japan: EMI Music Japan




Liner notes

Credits inside the box set.

Tracklist:
(Tracks in red were previously unreleased.)



Albums:


Leisure  (CD01 - 02)

 CD 1:
 01. She's So High
 02. Bang
 03. Slow Down
 04. Repetition
 05. Bad Day
 06. Sing
 07. There's No Other Way
 08. Fool
 09. Come Together
 10. High Cool
 11. Birthday
 12. Wear Me Down

 CD 2 - Bonus material:
 01. I Know (Extended)
 02. Down
 03. There's No Other Way (Extended*)
 04. Inertia
 05. Mr. Briggs
 06. I'm All Over
 07. Won't Do It
 08. Day Upon Day (Live)
 09. There's No Other Way (Blur Remix)
 10. Bang (Extended)
 11. Explain
 12. Luminous
 13. Berserk
 14. Uncle Love
 15. I Love Her (Demo)
 16. Close
 17. High Cool (Dub) (Japan bonus track)

 * 6 seconds shorter than the previously
 released version.


Modern Life Is Rubbish  (CD03 - 04)

 CD 1:
 01. For Tomorrow
 02. Advert
 03. Colin Zeal
 04. Pressure On Julian
 05. Starshaped
 06. Blue Jeans
 07. Chemical World
 Intermission
 08. Sunday Sunday
 09. Oily Water
 10. Miss America
 11. Villa Rosie
 12. Coping
 13. Turn It Up
 14. Resigned
 Commercial Break

 CD 2 - Bonus material:
 01. Popscene
 02. Mace
 03. Badgeman Brown
 04. I'm Fine
 05. Garden Central
 06. For Tomorrow (Visit To Primrose Hill
 Extended)
 07. Into Another
 08. Peach
 09. Bone Bag
 10. Hanging Over
 11. When The Cows Come Home
 12. Beachcoma
 13. Chemical World (Reworked)
 14. Es Schmecht
 15. Young & Lovely
 16. Maggie May
 17. My Ark
 18. Daisy Bell
 19. Let's All Go Down The Strand


Parklife  (CD05 - 06)

 CD 1:
 01. Girls & Boys
 02. Tracy Jacks
 03. End Of A Century
 04. Parklife
 05. Bank Holiday
 06. Badhead
 07. The Debt Collector
 08. Far Out
 09. To The End
 10. London Loves
 11. Trouble In The Message Centre
 12. Clover Over Dover
 13. Magic America
 14. Jubilee
 15. This Is A Low
 16. Lot 105

 CD 2 - Bonus material:
 01. Magpie
 02. Anniversary Waltz
 03. People In Europe
 04. Peter Panic
 05. Girls & Boys (Pet Shop Boys 12" Mix)
 06. Threadneedle Street
 07. Got Yer!
 08. Beard
 09. To The End (French Version)
 10. Supa Shoppa
 11. Theme From An Imaginary Film
 12. Red Necks
 13. Alex's Song

 Live acoustic on Simon Mayo, BBC Radio 1,
 1994:
 14. Jubilee
 15. Parklife

 16. End Of A Century (Live acoustic on 40
 Principales)
 17. Girls & Boys (Demo) (Japan bonus track)


The Great Escape  (CD07 - 08)

CD 1:
 01. Stereotypes
 02. Country House
 03. Best Days
 04. Charmless Man
 05. Fade Away
 06. Top Man
 07. The Universal
 08. Mr. Robinson's Quango
 09. He Thought Of Cars
 10. It Could Be You
 11. Ernold Same
 12. Globe Alone
 13. Dan Abnormal
 14. Entertain Me
 15. Yuko & Hiro

 CD 2 - Bonus material:
 01. One Born Every Minute
 02. To The End (La Comedie)
 03. Ultranol
 04. No Monsters In Me
 05. Entertain Me (The Live It! Remix)
 06. The Man Who Left Himself
 07. Tame
 08. Ludwig
 09. The Horrors
 10. A Song
 11. St. Louis

 Live at Mile End:
 12. Country House
 13. Girls & Boys
 14. Parklife
 15. For Tomorrow

 Live at The Budokan:
 16. Charmless Man
 17. Chemical World

 18. Eine Kleine Lift Musik
 19. It Could Be You (Live at The Beeb)
 (Japan bonus track)


Blur  (CD09 - 10)

CD 1:
 01. Beetlebum
 02. Song 2
 03. Country Sad Ballad Man
 04. M.O.R.
 05. On Your Own
 06. Theme From Retro
 07. You're So Great
 08. Death Of A Party
 09. Chinese Bombs
 10. I'm Just A Killer For Your Love
 11. Look Inside America
 12. Strange News From Another Star
 13. Movin' On
 14. Essex Dogs
 (Interlude)

CD 2 - Bonus material:
 01. All Your Life
 02. A Spell (For Money)
 03. Woodpigeon Song
 04. Dancehall
 05. Get Out Of Cities
 06. Polished Stone
 07. Bustin' + Dronin'
 08. M.O.R. (US Road Version Edit)
 09. Swallows In The Heatwave
 10. Death Of A Party (7" Remix)
 11. Cowboy Song

 Viva Niteclub Live Acoustic Versions:
 12. Beetlebum
 13. On Your Own
 14. Country Sad Ballad Man
 15. This Is A Low

 Live at MC Vredenburg, Utrecht:
 16. M.O.R.
 17. Death Of A Party
 18. Song 2

 19. Movin' On (Mario Caldato Jr. Mix) (Japan
 bonus track)


13  (CD11 - 12)

CD 1:
 01. Tender
 02. Bugman
 03. Coffee & TV
 04. Swamp Song
 05. 1992
 06. B.L.U.R.E.M.I.
 07. Battle
 08. Mellow Song
 09. Trailerpark
 10. Caramel
 11. Trimm Trabb
 12. No Distance Left To Run
 13. Optigan 1

 CD 2 - Bonus material:
 01. French Song
 02. All We Want
 03. Mellow Jam
 04. X-Offender (Damon/Control Freak's
 Bugman Remix)
 05. Coyote (Dave's Bugman Remix)
 06. Trade Stylee (Alex's Bugman Remix)
 07. Metal Hip Slop (Graham's Bugman
 Remix)
 08. So You
 09. Beagle 2
 10. Tender (Cornelius Remix)
 11. Far Out (Beagle 2 Remix)
 12. I Got Law (Demo)
 13. Music Is My Radar
 14. Black Book
 15. Caramel (Remix) (Japan bonus track)


Think Tank  (CD13 - 14)

 CD 1:
 01. Ambulance
 02. Out Of Time
 03. Crazy Beat
 04. Good Song
 05. On The Way To The Club
 06. Brothers And Sisters
 07. Caravan
 08. We've Got A File On You
 09. Moroccan Peoples Revolutionary Bowls
 Club
 10. Sweet Song
 11. Jets
 12. Gene By Gene
 13. Battery In Your Leg
 Me, White Noise
 15. Crazy Beat (Live on Jo Whiley, BBC
 Radio 1, 2003) (Japan bonus track)

 CD 2 - Bonus material:
 01. Money Makes Me Crazy (Marrakech Mix)
 02. Tune 2
 03. The Outsider
 04. Don't Be
 05. Morricone
 06. Me, White Noise (Alternate Version)
 07. Some Glad Morning
 08. Don't Be (Acoustic Mix)
 09. Sweet Song (Demo)

 Live on Zoe Ball, Xfm, Oct 2003:
 10. Caravan
 11. End Of A Century
 12. Good Song
 13. Out Of Time
 14. Tender

 



Rarities:


Rarities 1  (CD15 - 16)

CD 1 - Seymour & Leisure era:
 01. Dizzy (Seymour Rehearsal & Demo)
 02. Mixed Up (Seymour Rehearsal & Demo)
 03. Birthday (Seymour Demo)
 04. Sing (To Me) (Sing Demo)
 05. Fool (Seymour 4 Track Demo)
 06. She's So High (Seymour Rehearsal)
 07. Won't Do It (Demo)
 08. I Know (Falconer Studio Demo)
 09. Repetition (Falconer Studio Demo)
 10. High Cool (7" Master)
 11. Always (I'm Fine Early Version)
 12. Come Together (Demo)
 13. I'm All Over (Demo)
 14. Wear Me Down (Demo)

 CD 2 - Modern Life Is Rubbish era:
 01. I Love Her (Alternate Version)
 02. Popscene (1991 Demo)
 03. Beached Whale (4 Track Demo, Jun
 1992)
 04. Death Of A Party (Demo)
 05. Pap Pop (4 Track Demo, Jun 1992)
 06. Pressure On Julian (Demo)
 07. Colin Zeal (Demo)
 08. Sunday Sunday (Demo)
 09. Never Clever (labelled as "Demo")
 10. Advert (Demo)
 11. Starshaped (Demo)
 12. She Don't Mind (Blue Jeans Demo)

 Andy Partridge Versions:
 13. Coping
 14. Sunday Sleep (Sunday Sunday)
 15. 7 Days

 16. Kazoo (Turn It Up Early Version)
 17. The Wassailing Song
 18. When The Cows Come Home (Demo)
 19. For Tomorrow (Mix 1 - Early Demo)
 20. Magpie (Early Demo)
 21. Turn It Up (Demo) (Japan bonus track)


Rarities 2  (CD17 - 18)

CD 1 - Parklife & The Great Escape era:
 01. Parklife (Demo)
 02. Clover Over Dover (Demo)
 03. Jubilee (Demo)
 04. One A Minute (One Born Every Minute
 Demo)
 05. Badhead (Demo)
 06. Far Out (Demo, Electric Version)
 07. The Debt Collector (Demo)
 08. Trouble In The Message Centre (Demo)
 09. Red Necks (Take 1)
 10. Red Necks (Take 2)
 11. Alex's Song (Demo)
 12. Cross Channel Love (Home Demo)
 13. Ernold Same (Demo)
 14. Saturday Morning (Demo*)
 15. Hope You Find Your Suburb (Eine Kleine
 Lift Musik Full Band Demo)
 16. Rico (Fade Away Demo)
 17. Bored House Wives (Entertain Me Early
 Version)

CD 2 - Blur, 13, The Best Of & Think Tank
 era:
 01. Beetlebum (Demo)
 02. On Your Own (Mario Caldato Jr. Mix)
 03. Woodpigeon Song (Original Full Length)
 04. Battle (Jam, Mayfair Studios, 11 Aug
 1998)
 05. Caramel (Ambient Version)
 06. So You (Alternative Version)
 07. Squeezebox (Music Is My Radar
 Alternative Version)
 08. Jawbone (Black Book Alternative Version)
 09. "1" (Unreleased Sessions, Jun 2000)
 10. "3" (Unreleased Sessions, Jun 2000)
 11. Sir Elton John's Cock
 12. Avoid The Traffic
 13. Money Makes Me Crazy (Deepest
 Darkest Devon Mix)
 14. Don't Bomb When You're The Bomb
 15. Nutter
 16. Piano
 17. Kissin' Time
 18. Fool's Day
 19. Under The Westway (Early Version**)

 * A different demo version of "Saturday
 Morning" is featured on the bonus digital
 download of the box set (probably by an
 accident).

 ** Not labelled as "Early Version"; after the
 box set went to print, the band made
 changes to the bridge of the song.

 



DVDs:


Showtime  (DVD 1)
  Live at Alexandra Palace, 7 Oct 1994

 01. Lot 105
 02. Sunday Sunday
 03. Jubilee
 04. Tracy Jacks
 05. Magic America
 06. End Of A Century
 07. Popscene
 08. Trouble In The Message Centre
 09. She's So High
 10. Chemical World
 11. Badhead
 12. There's No Other Way
 13. To The End
 14. Advert
 15. Supa Shoppa
 16. Mr. Robinson's Quango
 17. Parklife
 18. Girls & Boys
 19. Bank Holiday
 20. This Is A Low


The Singles Night  (DVD 2)
  Live at Wembley Arena, 11 Dec 1999

01. I Know
 02. She's So High
 03. There's No Other Way
 04. Popscene
 05. For Tomorrow
 06. Chemical World
 07. Girls & Boys
 08. To The End
 09. Parklife
 10. End Of A Century
 11. Country House
 12. The Universal
 13. Charmless Man
 14. Beetlebum
 15. Song 2
 16. On Your Own
 17. M.O.R.
 18. Tender
 19. Coffee & TV
 20. No Distance Left To Run


Live 13 & Bonus Footage  (DVD 3)

 Live 13 (The Depot, Mar 1999):
 01. B.L.U.R.E.M.I.
 02. No Distance Left To Run
 03. Tender
 04. Battle
 05. Beetlebum
 06. Bugman
 07. Trimm Trabb
 08. Mellow Song
 09. Song 2

 Bonus tracks:
 10. Seymour - Dizzy
 11. There's No Other Way - BBC Live Version
 (1st TV Performance)
 12. To The End (La Comedie) (French Promo
 Video)
 13. It Could Be You (Japanese Promo Video)
 14. Music Is My Radar (Promo Video)
 15. Out Of Time (Promo Video)
 16. Crazy Beat (Promo Video)
 17. Good Song (Promo Video)

 



7'' single:

 A. Superman (Live at The Square, Harlow,
 Dec 1989)
 


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