The year Cran broke (VIII)

Along with Suede, Blur released an album in 1993 (Modern life is rubbish) that made Britpop get off the ground. After this album with a psychedelic touch would come ‘Parklife’ (1994) and ‘The great escape’ (1995) making Blur emerged as one of the leading pop acts. Though this album full of influences from past british […]

This charming song

Today let’s recover our section dedicated to the songs chosen by the new and youngest musical experts at home. By chance they have selected today a song from the fourth studio album by Blur (The great escape). The title is a reference to the song by The Smiths ‘This charming man’. Speaking in 1996 Damon […]

Out of time

I am afraid, tonight, or more properly, yesterday’s night, I was (am) out of time…. Maybe tomorrow (or more properly, on the next post) I will give some explanations. In the meantime (and somehow ordered), enjoy!

Albarn (II)

Some of you has reproached me since you would have prefer me to included yesterday a song by Blur and not by other Albarn’s project. Here you are! A song that perfectly match yesterday’s celebration. Enjoy!

Charming man

Continueing with yesterday’s british story, let’s play a song to say ‘happy birthday’ to Alex James (1968, Boscombe, Bornemouth, England). He is known as the bassist of the band Blur, but he is also a musical journalist and cheesemaker. Enjoy!

The Empire strikes back

Yesterday I heard about (#DiscoGrande @Radio3_RNE) close Quadrophenia spin-off; a sequel to the iconic British mod movie is being made – 37 years after the original, and 43 years after the release of the rock opera by The Who. Phil Daniels (and other cast members) will be part of the cast of this new film. […]