Favorite tracks: 13

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What are your five favorite tracks from 13?

Tender
39
11%
Bugman
32
9%
Coffee & TV
46
13%
Swamp Song
18
5%
1992
29
8%
B.L.U.R.E.M.I.
8
2%
Battle
34
10%
Mellow Song
12
3%
Trailerpark
8
2%
Caramel
43
12%
Trimm Trabb
61
17%
No Distance Left to Run
25
7%
Optigan 1
2
1%
 
Total votes: 357

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Favorite tracks: 13

Post by Rubi » 02 Apr 2015, 08:40

Ah, 13, the album I used to dislike but now I absolutely adore. Such an epic achievement for the band. Blur's catalogue wouldn't be the same without it.

01. Tender
02. Trimm Trabb
03. Battle
04. Coffee & TV
05. Caramel

Tender is the ultimate sing-along song, not to mention my favorite Blur track ever. :P

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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by TripleJay97 » 02 Apr 2015, 08:42

No.
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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by JackS » 02 Apr 2015, 08:48

Absolutely impossible. Blur's masterpiece (and I know that word has been used for at least 3 other records before now in these threads).

For me, 13 is the only album that is completely flawless and doesn't have a weak link. Every other album has at least one. Bang, Turn It Up, Far Out, TOPMAN, On Your Own (to an extent - much better live), and Crazy Beat.

So, here goes:

1. Tender - As relevant now, if not more so, than it was back in 1999 and a true classic
2. Trimm Trabb
3. No Distance Left to Run
4. Battle
5. Bugman

With honourable mentions to Caramel and 1992, both of whom nearly got #5.

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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by 101reykjavik » 02 Apr 2015, 08:53

Ohh, wow. This is tough. I'll say the following:

1. Trimm Trabb
2. 1992
3. Coffee and TV
4. Bugman
5. Caramel

It was so close between Caramel and Battle, it could easily have fallen the other way. I'm one of those few who doesn't actually think Tender is some of the very best of Blur. It's a great anthem of course, but it's just never quite connected with me in the way I know it does with most of you. Still a great sing along.
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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by He's So High » 02 Apr 2015, 08:56

I definitely echo the sentiments of those above!

1. Tender
2. Coffee & TV
3. Trimm Trabb
4. Caramel
5. Bugman

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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by Leahscarlet2 » 02 Apr 2015, 09:01

1 Battle (one of my favourite Blur songs)
2 Caramel
3 No Distance Left To Run
4 1992
5 Trimm Trabb

This is one of my favourite blur albums and I thought this would be hard to choose but I think Ive realised I like the album as a whole, when played together instead of individual songs. I can definitely pick my favourite tracks from the list, easily
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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by ricj » 02 Apr 2015, 09:11

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
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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by Daysleeper » 02 Apr 2015, 10:55

My favourite album, this was tough!!!

In no particular order:

Battle
Swamp song
Mellow song
Trimm Trabb
1992

I could have picked anything apart from Tender off this album and I include Optigan 1 in that as I think it ends the album perfectly.

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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by Sean » 02 Apr 2015, 11:19

I always say MLIR is my favourite Blur record - and it is - but I found this the toughest to pick my favourite 5.

I went:

Coffee & TV
Tender
1992
Caramel
Trimm Trabb
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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by Jensen » 02 Apr 2015, 11:33

This is like trying to choose between your vital organs
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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by TripleJay97 » 02 Apr 2015, 11:56

Jensen wrote:This is like trying to choose between your vital organs
Thank you.
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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by jamoore1996 » 02 Apr 2015, 12:04

1. Swamp Song
2. Tender
3. Caramel
4. Coffee & TV
5. Bugman

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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by bugman » 02 Apr 2015, 13:13

simple choice

1. trimm trabb
2. swamp song
3. caramel
4. bugman
5. battle

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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by blurvert » 02 Apr 2015, 13:14

There's not one dull moment in 13. It's genius

Tender (currently my favourite song)
Trimm Trabb
1992
Caramel
Swamp Song

I'd love to have placed Battle & Bugman in also as they are equal to Swamp Song.
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Re: Favorite tracks: 13

Post by AdvertBreak » 02 Apr 2015, 13:18

With Kid A, my favourite album ever ;) :) Just..the greatest...

1. Caramel
2. Bugman
3. 1992
4. Trimm Trabb
5. Battle

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