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by saltandgin
23 Jan 2018, 23:18
Forum: Blur
Topic: Blur Picture Thread
Replies: 406
Views: 156422

Re: Blur Picture Thread

Yeah, I'd put money on those pics being from 96'. You could tell that they had been touring non-stop for two years by the look of them. :lol: It's amazing how bad the date keeping is on official books and videos. Alex's book has a couple of glaring errors and he's the writer and the guy actually in ...
by saltandgin
23 Jan 2018, 22:15
Forum: Blur
Topic: unpopular blur opinions
Replies: 313
Views: 73935

Re: unpopular blur opinions

I love the end of Country House when there are three melodies going on at the same time.
by saltandgin
29 Dec 2017, 22:26
Forum: Live Downloads
Topic: Req: Rough trade gig 2009..
Replies: 0
Views: 1567

Req: Rough trade gig 2009..

I think it was the first live gig of the 2009 campaign, I'd love to hear a bootleg because the atmosphere looked amazing and they didn't have room for the back-up singers or trumpet players, so it sounded quite raw, almost just the band by themselves.
by saltandgin
29 Dec 2017, 22:16
Forum: Blur
Topic: general blur thread
Replies: 694
Views: 195792

Re: general blur thread

I don't know if this was ever the object of a discussion, but dit The Jesus and Mary Chain influence Blur? They toured together etc., but was it ever mentioned or audible? By the way, the sound of Far Gone And Out always reminds me a little bit of Bang: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7v4AAd00dSQ I...
by saltandgin
15 Nov 2017, 21:44
Forum: Blur
Topic: Blur Video Thread
Replies: 398
Views: 148827

Re: Blur Video Thread

Damon Albarn interview - Música sí, TVE1 Spain, 1999 filmed in Stockholm where Blur held the official warm-up gig for "13" album. Edit: reuploaded this --> Blur in Paris (1994) Edit2: Blur The Great Escape interview 1995, filmed in London, shown on Japanese Space Shower TV Never seen the last one, ...
by saltandgin
15 Nov 2017, 20:50
Forum: Blur
Topic: fools day - blur best song as 4 men since 1999
Replies: 18
Views: 3396

Re: fools day - blur best song as 4 men since 1999

Blurs best work always has a sense of the seasons about them. I think of Autumn when I hear Beetlebum, I think of muggy summer heat in a forest when hearing Wood Pigeon. Fools Day has obvious references to Spring, but even without the words, you could imagine a crisp blue sky and a sharp refreshing ...
by saltandgin
15 Nov 2017, 20:19
Forum: Blur
Topic: Andy Partridge Versions
Replies: 33
Views: 12947

Re: Andy Partridge Versions

101reykjavik wrote:I'll try and grab a copy MrMagpie and do a few scans.
Sorry for the zombie thread, has anyone got a scan of that interview? Ta!
by saltandgin
25 Mar 2017, 00:17
Forum: Blur
Topic: FOUR NEW GORILLAZ SONGS: Listen Now!
Replies: 309
Views: 33887

Re: FOUR NEW GORILLAZ SONGS: Listen Now!

For the last 15 years I've said (and witnessed countless others online doing) that Damon's latest music Isn't as good as his earlier work.... and as usual I'll love it by the twentieth listen. :roll: :lol:
by saltandgin
25 Mar 2017, 00:10
Forum: Blur
Topic: FOUR NEW GORILLAZ SONGS: Listen Now!
Replies: 309
Views: 33887

Re: FOUR NEW GORILLAZ SONGS: Listen Now!

Agreed. I don't like the homophobic/bling bling types of rap music you sometimes hear on mainstream pop radio (I assume that's the type you had in mind?), but I realise it's only the thin top crust of the genre. Like how you get those pop-punk bands that sell licensed teen rebellion, I know that onc...
by saltandgin
07 Mar 2017, 20:02
Forum: Blur
Topic: Bill Laswell Session - 2000
Replies: 71
Views: 23677

Re: Bill Laswell Session - 2000

I love the Puritan myself, a synthetic keyboard sound, with lyrics railing against the synthetic music business. Damon always does that type of duality really well. Mostly.
by saltandgin
11 Feb 2017, 02:58
Forum: Blur
Topic: Magic Whip tour intro theme...question
Replies: 8
Views: 1936

Re: Magic Whip tour intro theme...question

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The old ice-cream vans used to play it.
by saltandgin
04 Feb 2017, 19:44
Forum: Blur
Topic: GORILLAZ: Hallelujah Money
Replies: 105
Views: 30865

Re: Gorillaz - "Hallelujah Money"

The singers voice reminds me of the vocalis from Anthony and the Johnsons.
by saltandgin
04 Feb 2017, 17:48
Forum: Blur
Topic: Is Blur a strange choice of favourite band!?
Replies: 32
Views: 5445

Re: Is Blur a strange choice of favourite band!?

If David Bowie met Graham Coxon in 1969? Imagine that Lol, you'd have Blur more or less.
by saltandgin
04 Feb 2017, 16:04
Forum: Blur
Topic: GORILLAZ: Hallelujah Money
Replies: 105
Views: 30865

Re: Gorillaz - "Hallelujah Money"

I rate it maybe 6-7/10. Why so high? Because there's actually a beautiful melody and harmony behind the Gorillaz' oddball production. It is basically a hymn-like song that would work nicely on the piano and vocals alone. Some guy posted a half-finished piano cover of the song: https://www.youtube.c...