Tag Archives: Blur

Opinion Blog: Is Britpop finally officially over?

by Sam Skilton This weekend Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn buried their hatchet to end the feud which broke out between Oasis and Blur during the height of Britpop in the mid-90s – although it appears that Liam isn’t too … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: The Britpop Reunion Craze

by Mark Nicholls With festival line-ups being announced for the coming summer it seems that the current trend for reunions means that many of the original Britpop bands are riding high on the revival wave (and laughing all the way … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Graham Coxon – What’ll It Take

#Top40Songs2012 by Sam Skilton In a year during which Blur endowed us with the serene and elegantly composed ‘Under the Westway’, Graham Coxon’s solo work could not have conflicted much more dramatically. His eighth solo album ‘A+E’ received widely positive … Continue reading

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Opinion Blog: Why was 2012 the Year of the Comeback?

by Sam Skilton For the thousands who witnessed them, 2012 will be remembered as the year of the comeback concert. The returns of iconic bands are sometimes criticised for being excessively hyped nostalgia-fests, rather than necessities. Fans can often be … Continue reading

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Top 40 Songs of 2012: Blur – Under the Westway

#Top40Songs2012 by Sam Skilton The Westway, part of the A40, is road elevated on a mass concrete structure above the streets of London. It has featured in Blur songs before, but none quite as prominently as this. Released as a … Continue reading

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