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Blur : 3862 Days – The Official History by Stuart Maconie (1999, Paperback)
The lowest-priced item in unused and unworn condition with absolutely no signs of wear. History Paperback Textbooks Publication Year. There’s a lot more now with another new album, Albarn’s solo career, Rowntree’s political endeavors etc In blur celebrated their tenth anniversary as a band and there were a lot blur associated things coming out – the two main events was the release of the band’s best album – 13 and this official bio which included interviews with the band.
And this book didn’t help much change it.
The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed. The book has nothing to say in general about the art of being a musician, it doesn’t try to be zeitgeist for the 90s, it doesn’t even explore why britpop became what it is to this day – it just tell why Blur decided to do what they did.
For me what was interesting the most were the relationship, as in any story. The official story of the most significant British band of the 90s.
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Aug 21, Mandy rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 09, Lucia Caporalini rated it really liked it Shelves: The author, Stuart Maconie, has known the band since the very first years of their career and he’s been an intimate friend of theirs so he actually knows what he’s talking about.
Want to Read saving…. Tragically, the last chapter ends just a few years before Graham Coxon leaves 3826 inwhich makes the cheerful conclusion a little bit bittersweet.
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The problem with biographies of people who are still alive is that you never know if that’s the right time to write it.
Hietory are important for me as they were the group that made me like alternative music and this bio tells the story, beginning with the band’s roots and all the problems that came with them – since the group consists of four distinct personalities clashes were bound to happen and fighting has plagued the band from day one – Maconie makes this clear.
Jul 26, Robert rated it it was amazing. History Photography Paperback Books. Best Selling in Nonfiction See all. The only thing I hated about this book is that it ends in Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
Sam Forster rated it really liked it Nov 23, This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, fist fights with each other, struggles with the bottle, foundering roman The official das of the most significant British band of the 90s.
Sep 17, Malcolm Frawley rated it really liked it Shelves: I would be thrilled if Maconie decided to update his book now, though some may point out that the No Distance Left to Run film did much to fill in the years between and Skip to main content.
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This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, fist fights with each other, struggles with the bottle, foundering romances and a love-hate relationship with America. He gives you context about not just the music scene but the ba Last year, I saw Damon Albarn solo and decided to dig out all my old Blur stuff to get reacquainted with my favorite band from my teen years.
My version is the non updated one, which includes material on Gorillaz, Coxon’s departure, solo career and Think Tank. I love stories about deep meaningful friendship, and it doesn’t get more close and deep then with bandmates. The official story of Blur, told through exclusive interviews. Lynsey rated it it was amazing Aug 18, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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And buying this book proved to be the right choice. This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, fist fights with each other, struggles with the bottle, hidtory romances and a love-hate relationship with America.
This is why, if you’re hitsory a officia of blur, you have nothing to look for in it. Cameron Roling rated it really liked it Oct 23, Drawing on the hours of exclusive interviews he has done with the band since their early days, Stuart Maconie offers a gripping daays into this intense, hedonistic quartet.
The book does get less detailed and more idealistic towards the end, but it’s still nice to revisit before hearing the old hits again.
It was too much about him, and not enough about the band. While reading, I had to remind myself that this book was written in and therefore it was before all the nasty shit about “Graham’s issue”.
Nonetheless, still an amazing well-constructed biography of the band, and an interesting read in light of them recently reuniting.
Overall the book was very enjoyable, striking a balance between factual and entertaining. Of course, now we all know the chaos went far deeper than he predicts since this ends with the release of The epilogue is particularly beautiful: As with most rock bios there are drugs but Maconie doesn’t really dwell on these things – rather he writes about histkry role in the britpop years and then their rejection of it in order to move into weirder territories.
Sep 15, Casey fays it really liked it.