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by ricj
25 Apr 2015, 09:15
Forum: Blur
Topic: Graham & Alex on ITV at 5pm
Replies: 46
Views: 18278

Re: Graham & Alex on ITV at 5pm

That made me smile apart from the fact Alex kept on saying "Yeah man"
by ricj
25 Apr 2015, 09:03
Forum: Blur
Topic: Blur on The Graham Norton Show, 24 Apr 2015
Replies: 195
Views: 50408

Re: Blur on The Graham Norton Show, April 24

I thought the performance sounded a bit rough and they looked quite uncomfortable playing in that studio. It reminded me of how a gig used to feel for me when the onstage sound mix was wrong or when the venue you were playing in didn't allow the desired volume levels OR a combination of these two fa...
by ricj
20 Apr 2015, 22:31
Forum: Blur
Topic: Blur on German TV: Circus HalliGalli Stream
Replies: 156
Views: 48018

Re: Blur on German TV: Circus HalliGalli Stream

Is Damon growing a beard?
by ricj
17 Apr 2015, 21:25
Forum: Blur
Topic: Blur - The Magic Whip
Replies: 3726
Views: 788604

Re: NEW ALBUM: The Magic Whip (I Broadcast + Ong Ong on iTun

I will be resisting.
by ricj
14 Apr 2015, 17:14
Forum: Blur
Topic: Favorite b-sides: Think Tank
Replies: 30
Views: 5911

Re: Favorite b-sides: Think Tank

When I first heard it I used to think that parts of the melody from Money Makes Me Crazy sounded like that fucking AWFUL song 'Dance the Night Away' by The Mavericks...

It's still probably my favourite on that list though
by ricj
06 Apr 2015, 22:37
Forum: Blur
Topic: Favorite Bugman remix
Replies: 17
Views: 4790

Re: Favorite Bugman remix

I've always wondered whether they all really actually remixed these songs themselves on their own in their bedrooms? Or whether they got people with the required skills in and just put their names to it. Or whether they sat with the remix people and said "make that sound like that". I can totally pi...
by ricj
06 Apr 2015, 22:31
Forum: Blur
Topic: Nardwuar Vs Blur
Replies: 32
Views: 10683

Re: Nardwuar Vs Blur

No one's perfect..
by ricj
05 Apr 2015, 01:50
Forum: Blur
Topic: Nardwuar Vs Blur
Replies: 32
Views: 10683

Re: Nardwuar Vs Blur

Dave was reeeeally horrible in that interview but his apology seemed sincere. As for Nardwuar, when I first discovered him I shared the view of a few people on here of "oh what an annoying knobhead" but if you delve a bit deeper and give him a chance he's actually a really intelligent and fascinatin...
by ricj
03 Apr 2015, 21:13
Forum: Blur
Topic: Blur live on Later With Jools Holland on 14 & 17 April 2015
Replies: 722
Views: 138990

Re: Blur to appear on Later With Jools Holland on April 14th

You guys reckon Ghost Ship and Ice Cream Man are too much to hope for? :P That would be the most prudent thing to do, considering the technical difficulties they had at Mode. The world is still waiting to hear those songs properly. I really hope they don't play either of these two..! I still have N...
by ricj
02 Apr 2015, 23:27
Forum: Blur
Topic: Favorite tracks: 13
Replies: 66
Views: 21944

Re: Favorite tracks: 13

You know, Optigan 1 might just be my favorite Blur album closer. I'm glad they made it a track per se and not an outro to NDLTR, considering 13 is full of those. I can clearly remember Optigan 1 causing me to fall asleep on my bedroom floor. I find it interesting that it was recorded in Barcelona i...
by ricj
02 Apr 2015, 09:11
Forum: Blur
Topic: Favorite tracks: 13
Replies: 66
Views: 21944

Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Ah, my favourite Blur album and possibly my favourite album of all time.

Impossible to choose but if you put a gun to my head:


Trimm Trabb
Battle
Trailerpark
NDLTR
Bugman
by ricj
02 Apr 2015, 09:07
Forum: Blur
Topic: Favorite tracks: The Great Escape
Replies: 91
Views: 38050

Re: Favorite tracks: The Great Escape

Haha exactly! Those are just the kind of things that annoy me about it!
by ricj
01 Apr 2015, 23:05
Forum: Blur
Topic: Favorite tracks: The Great Escape
Replies: 91
Views: 38050

Re: Favorite tracks: The Great Escape

I listened to the album in full today in the car for the first time in AGES and it's really not as bad as I remember. It's just let down by the often bizarre and cringeworthy quirks in some of the songs, case in point being Topman - the "OHH'S" and the "OPEN SESAME!" which are totally weird and unn...
by ricj
01 Apr 2015, 21:56
Forum: Blur
Topic: Favorite tracks: The Great Escape
Replies: 91
Views: 38050

Re: Favorite tracks: The Great Escape

I listened to the album in full today in the car for the first time in AGES and it's really not as bad as I remember. It's just let down by the often bizarre and cringeworthy quirks in some of the songs, case in point being Topman - the "OHH'S" and the "OPEN SESAME!" which are totally weird and unne...
by ricj
01 Apr 2015, 09:01
Forum: Blur
Topic: Favorite tracks: The Great Escape
Replies: 91
Views: 38050

Re: Favorite tracks: The Great Escape

I really like Entertain Me but I've always thought that it's incredibly lazy songwriting as it uses pretty much the exact same formula as Girls & Boys.

It's basically the non identical, slightly more sensible twin of Girls & Boys.