Loved it because I love them. The band will reform later on, but that was an end of that chapter. Ironically enough the last quote in the book is Dave trying to guess what might make them break up, and Maconie decides to leave the reader with the impression that, despite the arguments and interpersonal issues described in the previous chapter, it would never happen. The book is highly recommended to any Blur fan. It is very very thorough, in fact even too much so for me - who is a fan, just not a dedicated one.
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Published June 1st by Virgin Publishing first published January 1st Overall the book was very enjoyable, striking a balance between factual and entertaining. The Official Story by Stuart Maconie. Becoming by Michelle Obama Hardcover Book 3. I also really enjoyed the inclusion of brief but insightful track by track run downs of each album as they came up. It makes for quite the lush picture. He gives you context about not just the music scene but the ba Last year, I saw Damon Albarn solo and decided to dig officila all my old Blur stuff to get reacquainted with my favorite band from my teen years.
The band will reform later on, but that was an end of that chapter. Sean rated it liked it Mar 31, If you want a dqys perspective you should track down their early live tour bio Starshaped on DVD I really liked the bits about each song, and was kind of surprised at how many songs I have no memory of by name alone mostly from The Great Escape and Blir Life Is Rubbish. Blur: Days: The Official Story Endless, looping sentences and unnecessary digs at other bands in every other paragraph.
Jul 29, Kayleigh rated it it was amazing. The epilogue is particularly beautiful: Lots and lots of direct quotes from people involved? Seeney Brogerjig rated it liked it Sep 04, No trivia or quizzes yet. However, not all of it historj anything to the story of the band. It might be the most intimate level of friendships to be found, and the book did satisfy me in that department.
Anya Portus rated it dyas was amazing Jan 07, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The official story of Blur, told through exclusive interviews. And buying this book proved to be the right choice. This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, For me what was interesting the most were the relationship, as in any story.
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Published June 1st by Virgin Publishing first published January 1st Overall the book was very enjoyable, striking a balance between factual and entertaining. The Official Story by Stuart Maconie. Becoming by Michelle Obama Hardcover Book 3. I also really enjoyed the inclusion of brief but insightful track by track run downs of each album as they came up.
Blur 3862 Days the Official History
Dirr Tragically, the last chapter ends just a few years before Graham Coxon leaves Blur inwhich makes the cheerful conclusion a little bit bittersweet. Stuart Maconie is a TV and radio presenter, journalist, columnist and author. Blur : Days — The Official History by Stuart Maconie , Paperback Based in the cities of Birmingham and Manchester, he can also often be spotted on top of a mountain in the Lake District with a Thermos flask and individual pork pie. History Paperback Agriculture Books. Of course we now know that, for the moment, Blur are happily reconciled with Graham back in the fold, but the tone at the end of the book seems very much to imply that Blur had worked out all their differences while recording 13 and that it would be smooth sailing from that point forward. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.