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Modern Life Is Rubbish – Blur (2xLP)

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After a difficult 1992 US tour playing to ungrateful grunge fans, the members of Blur were homesick, and frontman Damon Albarn often found solace in the music of The Kinks along the way. That band's Anglo-centric approach inspired MODERN LIFE IS RUBBISH, which saw Blur turn away from the Madchester style of their debut and return to the classic British songcraft of the '60s

Released 25 years ago today, the album was "a weird combination of quiet , nostalgic-sounding melodies and chord progressions with these weird, biting lyrics about England as it was then", to quote Albarn.

With indelible singles like "For Tomorrow" and "Chemical World," it became a success, and MODERN LIFE IS RUBBISH was the first step on a path that would take Blur to the top of British rock.

Release details

Artist: Blur
Label: Food, Parlophone, Warner Music Group
Format: LP
Units: 2
Country: UK & Europe
Genre: Rock
Style: Brit Pop


A1 For Tomorrow
A2 Advert
A3 Colin Zeal
A4 Pressure On Julian
B5 Star Shaped
B6 Blue Jeans
B7 Chemical World
B7 Intermission
C8 Sunday Sunday
C9 Oily Water
C10 Miss America
C11 Villa Rosie
D12 Coping
D13 Turn It Up
D14 Resigned
D14 Commercial Break