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Please note: All of the books except Blurbook and 3862 Days are unofficial.
 

 Biographies

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An Illustrated Biography

Author: Linda Holorny
Publication Date: April 1995
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 071195044X
Number of Pages: 48

Many colour pictures and a discography.

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The Illustrated Story

Author: Paul Lester
Publication Date: May 1995
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corp
ISBN:
0600586898
Number of Pages: 80

Features over 100 pictures and exclusive interviews with the band. Published in association with Melody Maker magazine.

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The Great Escape

Author: Paul Moody
Publication Date: October 1995
Publisher: UFO Music
ISBN: 187388446X
Number of Pages: 48

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Blurbook

Author: Paul Postle & Blur
Publication Date: 13 November 1995
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0006387489
Number of Pages: 160

A collection of photos by Paul Postle. Also contains quotes from the band.

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In Their Own Words

Author: Mick St. Michael
Publication Date: April 1996
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0711955441
Number of Pages: 96

Features lots of quotes from the band plus black & white pictures.

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The Illustrated Story - New Edition

Author: Paul Lester
Publication Date: July 1996
Publisher: Hamlyn
ISBN: 0600590658
Number of Pages: 82

Published in association with Melody Maker magazine.

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An Illustrated Biography - New Edition

Author: Linda Holorny
Publication Date:
September 1996
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN: 0711955034
Number of Pages:
64

Pretty poorly researched biography with some mistakes. On the brighter side lots of good pictures. New edition contains details of The Great Escape.

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The Whole Story

Author: Martin Roach
Publication Date: September 1996
Publisher: Omnibus Press
ISBN:
0711957010
Number of Pages: 96

Fully illustrated and well-researched biography.

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Blur

Author: Jon Ewing
Publication Date: December 1996
Publisher: Parragon
ISBN: 0752518585
Number of Pages: 128

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3862 Days: The Official History

Author: Stuart Maconie
Publication Date: 16 July 1999
Publisher: Virgin Books
ISBN: 0753502879
Number of Pages:
277

By far the most extensive biography of Blur. Word heavy but contains some special drawings and pictures of the band. Cover illustration by Graham.

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Damon Albarn - Blur, Gorillaz & Other Fables

Authors: Martin Roach & David Nolan
Publication Date: 25 October 2007
Publisher: Independent Music Press
ISBN:
9780955282287
Number of Pages:
224

A pretty decent read, although contains some errors. The first half of the book is adapted from Blur: The Whole Story by Martin Roach.

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Black Book: The Live History of Blur

Author: Drew Athans
Publication Date: 9 October 2009 (paperpack); November 2010 (Kindle)
Publisher: self-published with CreateSpace
ISBN: 1449530389
Number of Pages: 4
40

Detailed reviews for every available Blur live recording (over 200 in total). Also includes tour date and song lists.

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Black Book: The Live History of Blur -
2nd Edition

Author: Drew Athans
Publication Date: 22 December 2012 (paperback & Kindle)
Publisher: self-published with CreateSpace
ISBN: 1480171204
Number of Pages:
468

Features almost 100 new live recording reviews plus an exclusive scene-by-scene review for 'B-Roads' (the abandoned The Great Escape era documentary). Pre-orders were signed by the author and included a double CD-R compilation of selected live tracks.

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The Life of Blur

Author: Martin Power
Publication Date: 10 June 2013 (hardcover);

14 June 2013 (Kindle); 19 July 2013 (unabridged audiobook as digital download)
Publisher: Omnibuss Press
ISBN: 1780386974 (for hardcover)
Number of Pages: 354

A biography with photos, discography and new interviews with people associated with Blur and Damon Albarn. Contains some minor errors. Read the reviews of the book by 2-J and Drew Athans.

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England, Damon Albarn and the Art of Melancholy

Author: Dylan Moore
Publication Date: 3 July 2013
Publisher:
self-published
ISBN: none
Number of Pages: 196

A fan-written book about Damon Albarn's projects and how England influences them. Available only as a Kindle edition on Amazon.

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Damon Albarn - Blur, Gorillaz & Other Fables - New Edition

Authors: Martin Roach & David Nolan
Publication Date: 5 August 2015 (iBooks);

6 August 2015 (paperback & Kindle)
Publisher: Music Press Books
ISBN: 9781784187613
Number of Pages:
288

The new edition adds details of The Magic Whip and Damon's other projects since 2007.


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