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Re: general blur thread

Postby rich » 12 Apr 2018, 19:40

Moritz wrote:I recently saw the tour dates of Blur's first US tour in late 1991, managed by SBK. But there is a big "black hole" in the dates. They performed at Washington DC on the 3rd November, but had a gap to the next gig at the 10th November at Chicago. Where there any gigs in between? Or was it part of the plan to give the band a so long break?

By all accounts they got to Chicago with a few days to spare, entered Chess studios and cut an album tentatively entitled 'Modern Rubbish Is Life' - thus inadvertently kick-starting what we know today as 'recycling'. But in those days they were a bit behind the curve, even their own, and the tapes were 'mislaid' in one of the tour's many drunken episodes...
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Re: general blur thread

Postby AdvertBreak » 22 May 2018, 16:12

It never occurred to me until today just how Stereolabby some of the 13 B-sides are
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