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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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. This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, fist fights with each other, struggles with the bottle, foundering romances and a love-hate relationship with America.
Sean rated it liked it Mar 31, Published June 1st by Virgin Publishing first published January 1st Gerard Costello rated it it was amazing Sep 13, Ironically enough the last quote in the book is Dave trying to guess what might make them break up, and Maconie decides to The problem with biographies of people who are still alive is that you never know if that’s the right time to write it.
Lists with This Book. It’s tricky for me to review. And this a story of people, not musical notes. Author’s inability to self-edit? Unfortunately for Maconie, this book ended right before the most major event to have dys to blur since they were reformed, that is of course Graham’s hlur and the following hiatus. Girl, Wash Your Face: Of course, now we all know the chaos went far deeper than he predicts since this ends with the release of He gives you context about not just the music scene but the backgrounds of b,ur who aren’t even in the band.
The book also does a great job detailing the horrific time period seen in ‘Starshaped’ See the DVD first dyas you haven’t!
Essential for any Blur fan: His other books include the acclaimed official biographies of both Blur and James. Return to Book Page.
Kendall rated it it was ok Jun 12, Jul 29, Kayleigh rated it it was amazing. Best Selling in Nonfiction See all.
I get it, Maconie is a music writer, and knows a lot about it and for him it might be important to list every single influence on every single track. 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”. Overall the book was very enjoyable, striking a balance between factual and entertaining. The remarkable thing about Maconie’s writing is how he grounds Blur in time and place. It makes for quite bulr lush picture.
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History Paperback Textbooks Publication Year. It was too much about him, and not enough about the band.
History Photography Paperback Books. 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 3. Sep 15, Casey rated it really liked it.
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Last year, I saw Damon Albarn solo and decided to dig out all my old Blur stuff to get reacquainted with my favorite band from my teen years. The book is highly recommended to any Blur fan.
Jul 03, Agnese rated it really liked it. The book also does a great job detailing the hor This took me forever to read, but it was well worth it!
The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects or irregularities. Blur are important for me as they My version is the non updated one, which includes material on 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