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 Promo Videos

She's So High
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She's So High
Director: Dave Balfe
Produced by Elizabeth Flowers for PMI.

Shot at Pinewood Studios.

1990

There's No Other Way (UK ver.)
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There's No Other Way (UK ver.)
Director: Dave Balfe
Produced by Elizabeth Flowers for PMI.

Shot near Richmond in London between
11-15th March 1991.

1991

There's No Other Way (US ver.)
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There's No Other Way (US ver.)
Director: Matthew Amos
Produced by unknown.
1991

Bang
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Bang
Director: Willy Smax
Produced by Julian Ludlow for 4D Productions.

Shot in London.

1991

Popscene
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Popscene
Director: David Mould
Produced by Pete Chambers for Partizan.
1992

For Tomorrow
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For Tomorrow
Director: Julien Temple
Produced by Kirstin Syme for Nitrate UK Ltd.

Shot at various London locations including Trafalgar Square and Primrose Hill.

1993

Chemical World
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Chemical World
Director: Dwight Clarke
Produced by Claire Scott Lister for 4D.

Shot near Virginia Water Lake in Windsor Great Park, Surrey.

1993

Sunday Sunday
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Sunday Sunday
Director: Dwight Clarke
Produced by Claire Scott Lister for 4D.

Shot in Docklands, London.

1993

Girls & Boys
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Girls & Boys
Director: Kevin Godley
Produced by James Chads for Media Lab.

Three versions of the video exist:

 * Tongues
 * No Tongues
 * Pet Shop Boys Remix

The holiday footage used in the video was originally Club 18-30's promotional tape.

1994

To The End
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To The End
Director: David Mould
Produced by Jeremy Bannister for Partizan.

Shot in the Czech Republic (locations include the National Museum in Prague and Zámecký park in Libochovice).

The video is an homage to the French film Last Year at Marienbad.

1994

Parklife
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Parklife
Director: Pedro Romanhanyi
Produced by Steven Elliot for Oil Factory.

Shot near The Pilot Inn in Greenwich Peninsula, London on 8-9th August 1994.

1994

End Of A Century
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End Of A Century
Director: Matthew Longfellow
Produced by Ceri Levy for Head Film Limited in assoc. with PMI.

Shot at Alexandra Palace, London on 7th October 1994.

1994

Country House
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Country House
Director: Damien Hirst
Produced by Nira Park for Big Talk.

Features actor Keith Allen and comedian Matt Lucas. Models: Jo Guest, Vanessa Upton and Sarah Stockbridge.

1995

The Universal
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The Universal
Director: Jonathan Glazer
Produced by Nick Morris at the Academy.

Interior scenes filmed in Paris. Outside scenes filmed at the Nightingale Estate, Hackney, London.

Inspired by Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange. Cost £90,000.

1995

Stereotypes
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Stereotypes
Director: Matthew Longfellow
Produced by Ceri Levy for Head Film Limited in assoc. with PMI.

Shot at Manchester's G-MEX Centre on 1st December 1995.

1996

Charmless Man
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Charmless Man
Director: Jamie Thraves
Produced by Nikki Amos.

Features the French actor Jean-Marc Barr.

1996

Beetlebum
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Beetlebum
Director: Sophie Muller
Produced by Rob Small for Oil Factory.

Shot at The Depot studio in North London on 14th December 1996.

1997

Song 2
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Song 2
Director: Sophie Muller
Produced by Rob Small for Oil Factory.
1997

On Your Own
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On Your Own
Director: Sophie Muller
Produced by Rob Small for Oil Factory.

Shot near Torre de les Aigües del Besòs in Barcelona (the possible date is 10th May 1997 when the band performed in the city).

1997

M.O.R.
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M.O.R.
Director: John Hardwick
Produced by Jane Harrison for Activate.

Shot in Sydney. Features a cameo appearance by the Australian stuntman Grant Page.

The song used in the video is "M.O.R. (US Road Version)".

1997

Tender
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Tender
Director: Grant Gee
Produced by Jody Levitus for Hammer & Tongs.

Recorded live by Zipper Mobile Studios at The Depot on 19th February 1999.

Premiered on 27th February 1999.

The first video version of "Tender" was directed by Sophie Muller, but it was rejected, because the band didn't like it. According to Blurb, the concept of the video involved "a camp-fire desert scene involving aliens and ponies". The video was shot in London on 1st and 2nd February 1999.

1999

Coffee & TV
Pictures

Video Shoot
Coffee & TV
Director: Hammer & Tongs / Garth Jennings
Produced by Hammer & Tongs for Hammer & Tongs. Milk Carton character by Jim Henson's Creature Workshop.

Cost £90,000 - 100,000.

Premiered on 12th June 1999.

1999

No Distance Left To Run
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No Distance Left To Run
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Produced by Kim Sutherland for Blarke Sonne Levering.

Shot over four nights at each band member's house.

1999

Music Is My Radar
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Call Sheet
Music Is My Radar
Director: Don Cameron
Produced by Jo Allen. Choreography by Blanca Li.

Shot at Black Island Studios in London on 20th September 2000.

Premiered on NME.com on 3rd October 2000.

2000

Out Of Time
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Call Sheet
Out Of Time
Director: John Hardwick
Produced by Mike Wells for Silvergnome & Helen Langridge Associates.

Footage taken from the BBC documentary shot on a US Navy warship on duty in the Gulf in October 2002.

Premiered on 10th March 2003.

2003

Crazy Beat
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Storyboard
Crazy Beat
Director: Shynola
Produced by Oil Factory Films.

Shot at Ealing Studios in London at the end of March 2003 and in a London pub.

2003

Good Song
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Storyboard
Good Song
Directors: Shynola & David Shrigley
Produced by Oil Factory Films.

Two versions of the video exist: 'normal' and 'no towers version' which didn't feature the twin towers in the end.

2003

Under The Westway
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Under The Westway
Director: n/a
Produced by EMI Creative/Pulse Films.
Edited by David Lopez-Edwards.
Commissioned by William Nichols.

Features footage of the band recording the song at Studio 13 circa March 2012.

Premiered on YouTube on 5th July 2012.

A lyric and live video of "Under The Westway" also exist (along with the lyric and live video for "The Puritan").

2012

Go Out
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Go Out
Director: Tony Hung
Edited by Matt Cronin.

'Lyric video' featuring the bouncing ball "Mr. OK".

Premiered on YouTube on 19th February 2015.

2015

There Are Too Many Of Us
Pictures
There Are Too Many Of Us
Director:
Blur
Edited by Matt Cronin. Artwork by Tony Hung.

Filmed during the band's live rehearsals in March 2015. Additional footage by Blur HQ and crew.

Premiered on YouTube on 20th March 2015.

2015

Lonesome Street
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Lonesome Street
Director:
Ben Reed
Produced by Riff Raff Films.

Shot in San Francisco on 28th March 2015. Features the San Francisco Chinese Line Dance group including lead dancers Philip Hui and Betty Yu.

Premiered on YouTube on 2nd April 2015.

2015

Ong Ong
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Ong Ong
Director: Tony Hung

Produced by Trunk Animation.

View full credits

Shot on 22nd May 2015. Features the band members as video game characters.

Premiered on YouTube on 3rd June 2015.

2015

I Broadcast
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I Broadcast
Director:
Tony Hung
Edited by Jackson Ducasse.

Features video clips submitted by fans via blur.co.uk. The early version of the video was shown at the Blur gigs in June 2015.

Premiered on YouTube on 8th September 2015.

2015


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