What do you want Blur to play on the Magic Whip tour?

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Re: What do you want Blur to play on the Magic Whip tour?

Post by Rubi » 20 Mar 2015, 11:29

Jensen wrote:Why so little love for Leisure? I wish they played any of the singles: She's so high, Bang, There's no other way... I know asking for anything else would be foolish, but Come Together, Wear me Down, Inertia, I know or Day upon Day would be lovely too :P
They'll probably play Sing, and one between She's So High and There's No Other Way. Tracks like I Know, Bang and Wear Me Down don't get any love despite being terrific tunes.

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Re: What do you want Blur to play on the Magic Whip tour?

Post by JackS » 20 Mar 2015, 11:36

Rubi wrote:
Jensen wrote:Why so little love for Leisure? I wish they played any of the singles: She's so high, Bang, There's no other way... I know asking for anything else would be foolish, but Come Together, Wear me Down, Inertia, I know or Day upon Day would be lovely too :P
They'll probably play Sing, and one between She's So High and There's No Other Way. Tracks like I Know, Bang and Wear Me Down don't get any love despite being terrific tunes.
Wear Me Down is definitely in my top 20. There really are some under-rated tracks on that album. Repetition, Bad Day as well.

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Re: What do you want Blur to play on the Magic Whip tour?

Post by Rubi » 20 Mar 2015, 11:42

JackS wrote:
Rubi wrote:
Jensen wrote:Why so little love for Leisure? I wish they played any of the singles: She's so high, Bang, There's no other way... I know asking for anything else would be foolish, but Come Together, Wear me Down, Inertia, I know or Day upon Day would be lovely too :P
They'll probably play Sing, and one between She's So High and There's No Other Way. Tracks like I Know, Bang and Wear Me Down don't get any love despite being terrific tunes.
Wear Me Down is definitely in my top 20. There really are some under-rated tracks on that album. Repetition, Bad Day as well.
High Cool, too! I love that track. Leisure is not a bad album, far from it. It's just that, when compared to the rest of their catalogue, it's nowhere near as good. The only songs I consider filler are Slow Down, Fool and Birthday, which could have easily been replaced with Explain, I Know and Inertia and made for a much better record.

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Re: What do you want Blur to play on the Magic Whip tour?

Post by Jensen » 20 Mar 2015, 11:57

I think I've heard somewhere that Damon is not particularly fond of Leisure, and that's probably why it is widely ignored with the exception of Sing (which is the least leisure-ish of the tracks, btw). It's a shame :(
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Post by TripleJay97 » 20 Mar 2015, 11:59

Damon wrote:I've made two bad records: Leisure, which was awful, and The Great Escape, which was messy.
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Post by Jensen » 20 Mar 2015, 12:06

TripleJay97 wrote:
Damon wrote:I've made two bad records: Leisure, which was awful, and The Great Escape, which was messy.
This is one of those times I completely disagree with Mr. Albarn :mrgreen:
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Post by 101reykjavik » 20 Mar 2015, 12:22

Jensen wrote:
TripleJay97 wrote:
Damon wrote:I've made two bad records: Leisure, which was awful, and The Great Escape, which was messy.
This is one of those times I completely disagree with Mr. Albarn :mrgreen:
He's also prone to changing his opinion at the drop of a hat, so any given quote means very little!
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Re: What do you want Blur to play on the Magic Whip tour?

Post by UnderThePuritan » 20 Mar 2015, 13:15

Rubi wrote: High Cool, too! I love that track. Leisure is not a bad album, far from it. It's just that, when compared to the rest of their catalogue, it's nowhere near as good. The only songs I consider filler are Slow Down, Fool and Birthday, which could have easily been replaced with Explain, I Know and Inertia and made for a much better record.
Slow Down filler? It's a belter! The mid-section is the closest Blur got to replicating the madness of Seymour on Leisure, I really do think they would have preferred to have replicated more of that punkish energy on some of the other tracks. Birthday is a beautiful tune, I just think the production let it down a tad.

I wasn't initially a fan of High Cool, but I loved the 7" mix on Blur 21! Who knows why they didn't have that as the version on the album.
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Re: What do you want Blur to play on the Magic Whip tour?

Post by blurvert » 20 Mar 2015, 19:29

Looks Like TITMC will be making the list.

I too am a fan of the Leisure era (B_Sides included) whereas their other albums had duds like When the Cows, Crazy Beat, Badgeman Brown, Got Yer, Mr Robinson etc
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Post by Forever Low Man » 20 Mar 2015, 21:12

blurvert wrote:Looks Like TITMC will be making the list.

What? Did they play it at the secret gig?
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Post by 101reykjavik » 20 Mar 2015, 21:19

Forever Low Man wrote:
blurvert wrote:Looks Like TITMC will be making the list.

What? Did they play it at the secret gig?
Yes, encore song.
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Post by Forever Low Man » 20 Mar 2015, 21:21

101reykjavik wrote:
Forever Low Man wrote:
blurvert wrote:Looks Like TITMC will be making the list.

What? Did they play it at the secret gig?
Yes, encore song.
Anything other surprises? :)

Edit: Oh my god I actually wrote that. Leaving it here so you people of the board remember to spell check your posts. PSA over.
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Re: What do you want Blur to play on the Magic Whip tour?

Post by Lt Pinkerton » 20 Mar 2015, 22:31

Really glad that they played Trouble In The Message Centre, one of the best tunes off Parklife. Still hoping for Clover Over Dover tho.

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Re: What do you want Blur to play on the Magic Whip tour?

Post by TripleJay97 » 20 Mar 2015, 23:08

Forever Low Man wrote:Anything other surprises? :)

Edit: Oh my god I actually wrote that. Leaving it here so you people of the board remember to spell check your posts. PSA over.
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Re: What do you want Blur to play on the Magic Whip tour?

Post by aldamasta » 20 Mar 2015, 23:12

TripleJay97 wrote:
Forever Low Man wrote:Anything other surprises? :)

Edit: Oh my god I actually wrote that. Leaving it here so you people of the board remember to spell check your posts. PSA over.
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:lol:

I remember when I kept on misspelling Jamie Hewlett's name as "Jaime" and even wrote it that way to tweedz... so embarrassing! :oops: don't know why my brain suddenly shat, guess I spend too much time here on the forum and get used to seeing JAIME :lol:

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