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by JackS
26 Feb 2021, 09:57
Forum: Blur
Topic: Girls and Boys reaches 100 million milestone on Spotify
Replies: 30
Views: 2630

Re: Girls and Boys reaches 100 million milestone on Spotify

On Melancholy Hill originally was meant to be a TGTBTQ song Thanks - didn't know this - but now I can hear how Paul's stuttering dubby base would have worked wonderfully with this track 🙂 They played it in 2011 at Coronet, London. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crkw9pDHwzg http://vblurpage.com/gig...
by JackS
09 Feb 2021, 17:07
Forum: Blur
Topic: Girls and Boys reaches 100 million milestone on Spotify
Replies: 30
Views: 2630

Re: Girls and Boys reaches 100 million milestone on Spotify

Surprised to see ghost ship up there, I mean I love the song but is weird that it has more streams than the universal I think a theory I saw before was the algorithm heavily pushing it to Gorillaz fans, which does make sense. But agree it looks so weird to see it that high up. Surely a certain incl...
by JackS
16 Dec 2020, 09:54
Forum: Blur
Topic: Gorillaz - Song Machine Tour 2020-2021
Replies: 60
Views: 17670

Re: Gorillaz - Song Machine Tour 2020-2021

Sounds like a success then! Very pleased for them, it was a great show
by JackS
09 Dec 2020, 09:34
Forum: Blur
Topic: Gorillaz - Song Machine
Replies: 517
Views: 141782

Re: Gorillaz - Song Machine

Doesn't seem to be getting recognition in any of the end of the year lists. Very surprised it didn't make Rough Trades top 100. The Guardian still to announce rank 1-8 but ignored by Pitchfork, Stereogum, Quietus etc. I didn't expect it to be topping any of these, but didn't think it would be total...
by JackS
23 Nov 2020, 09:09
Forum: Blur
Topic: new Graham gig | Live For Beirut | Jazz Cafe 11 December 2020
Replies: 24
Views: 3486

Re: new Graham gig | Live For Beirut | Jazz Cafe 12 December 2020

tom_cas1 wrote:
20 Nov 2020, 21:41
Seems stupid. Well, let's just say if it was here in America I wouldn't be anywhere near the gig. Super spreader waiting to happen. UK might be ok but still...
The set up seems fine to me, looks from the seating plan like tables only and suitably distanced

No worse than being in a restaurant
by JackS
18 Nov 2020, 10:00
Forum: Blur
Topic: Gorillaz dream Collaborations
Replies: 43
Views: 4624

Re: Gorillaz dream Collaborations

Heh a quick google and it looks like there's some quotes from each other but it is odd that they haven't crossed paths more publicly. Looks like Damon attacked Radiohead's touring for one reason or another in 2006 but the original quote comes from "The Sun" so it's probably a load of rubbish Althou...
by JackS
17 Nov 2020, 12:00
Forum: Blur
Topic: Gorillaz dream Collaborations
Replies: 43
Views: 4624

Re: Gorillaz dream Collaborations

David Byrne, Alex Kapranos and Thom Yorke are all great ideas

I’d add:
Bon Iver
The Horrors (I know it has been done but would love it to see the light of day)
Hot Chip
Ghostpoet
The Flaming Lips
Yannis Phillipakis
Paul Weller
Nick Cave
Guy Garvey
Christine and the Queens
by JackS
17 Nov 2020, 10:16
Forum: Blur
Topic: Humanz live?
Replies: 3
Views: 593

Re: Humanz live?

The whole album is transformed live. Average tracks become 10/10, even something like Carnival.

The only one that for me is average both live and on the record is Submission (I wish Graham was higher in the mix)

Charger was unbelievable at Brixton Academy
by JackS
17 Nov 2020, 10:09
Forum: Blur
Topic: GORILLAZ ALBUMZ RANKED
Replies: 36
Views: 3005

Re: GORILLAZ ALBUMZ RANKED

2. Strange Timez - the closest Damon has got to matching Demon Days for quality for a long time. Could have been number 1 if it lost Chalk Tablet Towers (maybe with Opium included instead) I'll never understand why so people have a problem with Chalk Tablet Towers. Even Fantano and Brad Taste didn'...
by JackS
16 Nov 2020, 14:48
Forum: Blur
Topic: GORILLAZ ALBUMZ RANKED
Replies: 36
Views: 3005

Re: GORILLAZ ALBUMZ RANKED

1. Demon Days - complete masterpiece... the way the album flows and the quality of the songs make this Damon's greatest ever album 2. Strange Timez - the closest Damon has got to matching Demon Days for quality for a long time. Could have been number 1 if it lost Chalk Tablet Towers (maybe with Opiu...
by JackS
29 Oct 2020, 15:23
Forum: Blur
Topic: Gorillaz - Song Machine
Replies: 517
Views: 141782

Re: Gorillaz - Song Machine

Still waiting for my copy to be delivered from Gorillaz Store. Was due to come bundled with the Deluxe Almanac, then they said last week the Almanac was delayed a month but the CD would be sent separately. Nothing came over weekend, then Monday I get an email saying Almanac and CD had been shipped....
by JackS
28 Oct 2020, 10:17
Forum: Blur
Topic: Gorillaz - Song Machine
Replies: 517
Views: 141782

Re: Gorillaz - Song Machine

Rubi wrote:
26 Oct 2020, 23:08

dougharrison wrote:
26 Oct 2020, 20:07
Charger
Another little gem that doesn't get enough love.
The problem with Charger is that it is about 1000 times better live. At Brixton Academy on the Humanz tour it was unbelievable.
by JackS
21 Oct 2020, 13:06
Forum: Blur
Topic: Best rap in Gorillaz
Replies: 14
Views: 2688

Re: Best rap in Gorillaz

Sweepstakes is the correct answer
by JackS
30 Sep 2020, 10:47
Forum: Blur
Topic: Fred Perry Polo Shirts ban
Replies: 7
Views: 1350

Re: Fred Perry Polo Shirts ban

It's only the black and yellow twin tip though: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/28/fred-perry-withdraws-polo-shirt-adopted-by-far-right-proud-boys Not sure Damon ever wore that one - maybe back in the nineties? He wore a similar one for almost every 2009 show - wasn't twin tip though, so...
by JackS
26 Sep 2020, 13:33
Forum: Blur
Topic: Gorillaz - Song Machine
Replies: 517
Views: 141782

Re: Gorillaz - Song Machine

dougharrison wrote:
25 Sep 2020, 14:24
jonathas wrote:
25 Sep 2020, 08:42
It's because it sounds like Gorillaz!
Which Gorillaz song/album does it sound like/belong on?
I reckon with some falsetto it could fit on the debut, maybe after Starshine