Skip to content

Dutch Vinyl – Online Record Store Australia

Modern Life Is Rubbish – Blur (2xLP)

On order
Original price $55.00 - Original price $55.00
Original price
$55.00
$55.00 - $55.00
Current price $55.00
Condition: Brand New
  • Description
  • Release details
  • Tracklist
  • 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.
  • Artist: Blur
    Label: Food, Parlophone, Warner Music Group
    Format: LP
    Units: 2
    Country: UK & Europe
    Genre: Pop & 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