History Song by Albarn

Damon Albarn-There Is No Greater Love

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History Song by Albarn sheet music is available for downloading in digital format.

Genuine Radio History! Damon Albarn’s 2LO Calling – Live Reaction

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if you had a choice between Gorillaz, Blur, or the Good the Bad and the Queen.. which would you listen to? seemingly Albarn.. the lead singer for all 3 of these bands. is cancelling any attempt to make a new Gorillaz CD. and the possibility of him reuniting with Blur is still looming. if there any Albarn fans out there.. which group did you like him best in so far?and by ‘the good the bad and the queen’ i dont mean ‘queen’ :/ eesh.

History Song by Albarn sheet music is available for downloading in digital format.

I would listen to Blur, if I had to choose just one.They are all very good, but I’m a Blur fan first and foremost. I like all the members, and I would appreciate a full reunion. I’m not going to boycott a Coxon-free album, though.They all have their good parts about them. Blur has better lyrics, I think. They also have more history and (in the US anyway) they have a real “underground” aura.. since nobody knows them here.Gorillaz has more varied music and an excellent gimmick, but I can’t really be proud of being a fan of the same band my 12 year old sister calls “childish”. It’s a dumb reason, I know.GBQ isn’t very dynamic. I skip a lot of the songs, and I can’t relate to any of them.

Blur popularity? Why haven’t Blur been more popular in the U.S.? They’ve been a consistently good band with some clever lyrics and catchy tunes. Radiohead and Oasis have been popular. What makes Blur fundamentally different in a way that doesn’t appeal to as many Americans?Glad to see someone else loves Graham. I have his solo stuff, too. Not many fans around here.
there are many great bands that don’t appeal to the american market. i’m in australia and i can only think of jet that has made it kinda mainstream over there.tough crowd, those americans.i agree that blur have some catchy tunes.

Maybe they need to get the attention of a record executive in the us, then they’ll get noticed.America is a bigger market.That’s why they want to make it over here. It’s would be a cross over for them. They would reach a larger audience..And it equals money in record sales for them and their label.And not only that It also would be hugh for air play on the radio across the nation.Look at artists like Shakira. She’s crossed over and her ablum is selling like crazy.It’s good for an artist.

Blur simply rocks!They are one of the most wanted punk/rock band ever existed!Americans would rather hear Simple Plan or Blink 182 than hear out good British bands.or perhaps Blur’s promotion in the US aint that big at all.Oh well, better luck next time!cheers

i think blur have a reasonable following over in the u.s. the trouble with blur is they are a very english band, which sort of narrows down the american market who ”get it”. personally i love them, and especially love graham coxons solo stuff, but then again im english!

It’s definitely the hyper-Britishness of Blur and a bit like wondering why Lynyrd Skynyrd weren’t more popular in the UK. Blur’s best albums simply weren’t intended for an American audience (despite what Albarn or any other band member might claim about “making it in Ameriker”). An interesting example of this not-so-British-invasion was “Song #2”, which was a bit of a hit in the United States in ’97. Compared to just about anything on Parklife or The Great Escape, “Song #2” was a guitar-heavy, riff-filled RAWK song with virtually no intelligible lyrics. In other words, it was totally universal. Americans got the fuzz-laden guitar crrrr-UNCH, AND they got the “Whoo-hoo”. After all, everybody whoo-hoo’s from time to time, right?As for Parklife and The Great Escape and the rest of the NME-fueled Britpop albums which failed to make waves in the U.S., part of what made it all so special was that for the first time, British bands were celebrating being British (don’t confuse it with being English, which is another contentious topic altogether). They made no attempt to hide their accents and sound like Mitch Ryder. Instead they let their voices ring true and wrote about Bank Holidays and smoking fags and “being rudely awaken by the dustmen”.As for those bands that DID make it in America, Oasis’ brilliant formula was to keep their lyrics sophomoric and semi-retarded for ALL audiences (on top of big juicy jerkoff guitars), while Radiohead maintained a more New World tinted alt.rock sound, with a not-so-Northamptonshire accent. The other reason for Blur’s lack of stateside success was the music itself. American’s like easily classifiable music and handily consistant records. Blur didn’t play by those rules. As a matter of fact, one of Blur’s biggest strengths has always been their diversity and musical ingenuity. Their albums hop all over the map, ranging from Disco-ey pop songs (“Girls and Boys”) to punky rave-ups (“Bank Holiday”) to Bacarach-esque ballads (“To The End”) to quirky carnival instrumentals (“The Debt Collector”). It’s simply too weird for the average American pop music fan (especially back in the late 90’s when all things rap or rock ruled the Kid Rock and Hoobastank-loving masses). Again, all of this is to be expected. American radio stations are classified as carefully as Martin Prince’s geode collection, while British radio stations might follow up a Spice Girls anthem with a deep track from Frank Zappa’s 1970 Hot Rats album. They like a little mish-mash, which might explain mushy peas and meat pies (and, across the Atlantic, might explain Lunchables). BTW, for us American Anglophiles, the lack of Britpop success in the US has been one the biggest blessings in pop music history. Example? Supergrass at the Casbah in San Diego, Fall 1995. The Casbah has a capacity of 200. That’s right. 200. Just me, my girlfriend, and 198 Brits studying abroad. Cheers to unpopularity!

As an Englander, I’d have to admit that Blur aren’t as popular here as they should be. Maybe Americans just don’t get their cheeky mockney (yes, mockney. Pseudo cockney) brand of indie (not punk/rock) music.If you like Blur, you should try Damon Albarn’s other band, Gorillaz, the first cartoon band since the Archies sang ‘Sugar Sugar.’ Two albums so far; Gorillaz and Demon Days. They describe themselves as dark pop and zombie hip-hop. Make of that what you will!


About simonboli

Hi. I'm music arranger and composer. Mostly focus on classical genres. Also give music lessons.
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