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Blur | Book: Days by Stuart MacOnie – days The official story of the most significant British band of the 90s. Now updated. Find great deals for Blur: Days – The Official History by Stuart Maconie ( , Paperback). Shop with confidence on eBay!. corner Blur: Days: The Official History This book is an excellent read for any Blur fan – it covers everything from Blurs’ shaky start to the album
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The book also does a great job detailing the hor This took me forever to read, but it was well worth it! This took me forever to read, but it was well worth it! Tragically, the last chapter ends just a few years dags Graham Coxon leaves Blur inwhich makes the cheerful conclusion a little bit bittersweet. Drawing on the hours of exclusive interviews he has done blurr the band since their early days, Stuart Maconie offers a gripping insight into this intense, hedonistic quartet.
Blur: 3862 Days
Now updated with fresh interviews including insights into lead singer Damon’s new act, Gorillaz, that is sweeping awards on both sides of the Atlantic. I would be thrilled if Maconie decided to update his book now, though some may dayw out that the No Distance Left to Run film did much to fill in the years between and And I’ve read a lot of dajs about famous people, especially bands, and this is one of the best.
No ratings or reviews yet. I decided to buy this book after I re-read Alex James’ autobiography, which left me feeling disappointed. And this a story of people, not musical notes.
Sean rated it liked it Mar 31, The official story of the most significant British band of the 90s. Jul 26, Robert rated it it was amazing.
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Sam Forster rated it really liked it Nov 23, L’avevo letto per la prima volta milioni di anni fa e mi era piaciuto molto, stavolta un po’ meno. Plus there’s quite a few interesting facts behind the making of their first five albums – the sixth gets a brief mention which does shed some light on how blur work and how Stephen Street helped guide the band into stardom by acting as a peacemaker.
I get it, Maconie is a dayx writer, and knows a lot about it and for him it might be important to list every single influence on every single track.
See details for description of any imperfections. Refresh and try again. Joanna rated it really liked it Mar 16, Gerard Costello rated it it was amazing Sep 13, Overall the book was very enjoyable, striking a balance between factual and entertaining.
Blur : 3862 Days – The Official History by Stuart Maconie (1999, Paperback)
Even though I don’t know much beyond The Best Of – Blur shaped my adolescence despite being a bit too young when they were at their prime. Save on Nonfiction Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days.
Blur’s career has been far from plain sailing and Daye Maconie captures the ups, and many, downs well. The official story of the most significant British band of the 90s. History Classics Paperback Books. Blur are important for me as they My version is the non updated one, which includes material blut Gorillaz, Coxon’s departure, solo career and Think Tank.
But it’s great to think that all those terrible moments are now gone, and that they’ve had glorious reunions since and a new record in 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.
If you want a different perspective you should track down their early live 386 bio Starshaped on DVD 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”. blir
Dats on the hours of exclusive interviews he has done with the band since their early days, Stuart Maconie offers a gripping insight into this intense, hedonistic quartet. Kendall rated it it was ok Jun 12, Published June 1st by Virgin Publishing first published January 1st And this book didn’t help much change it.
To ask other readers questions about Blurplease sign up. Stuart Maconie is a TV and radio presenter, journalist, columnist and author. Seeney Brogerjig rated it liked it Sep 04, As with most rock bios there are drugs but Maconie doesn’t really dwell on these things – rather he writes about blur’s role in the britpop years and then their rejection of it in order to move into weirder territories.
Return to Book Page. Want to Read saving…. 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 blkr interviews with the band.
Lots and lots of direct quotes from people involved? Mar 09, Lucia Caporalini rated it really liked it Shelves: His other books include the acclaimed official biographies of both Blur and James.
This item doesn’t belong on this page. Have to say, despite enjoying it a lot adys I was or-so, reading it when I’m nearing my 30s made me think of him a lot different. History Paperback Agriculture Books. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. About this product Synopsis Named after the says of time between the members’ first rehearsal in and its publication, this work follows Blur from their origins as a shambolic alcoholic Colchester art band named Seymour, right through to their current status among the darlings of Britpop.
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