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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It’s interesting reading this in Well, I decided to stumble back into this book to warm up for MSG.

Oh how I miss them History Photography Paperback Books. It was too much about him, and not enough about the band. The lowest-priced item in unused and unworn condition with absolutely no signs of wear.

The official story of the most significant British band of the 90s. 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.

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 History Paperback Agriculture Books. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Plus there’s quite a few interesting facts behind the making of their first five albums – the sixth gets a brief mention which does shed some light on how blur work and how Stephen Street helped guide the band into stardom by acting as a peacemaker.

The book does get less detailed and more idealistic towards the end, but it’s still nice to revisit before hearing the old hits again. Maconie should write the next volume! This item doesn’t belong on this page. 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. I began this book suspecting that an ‘official’ biography might shave off the warts but finished it feeling very little had been kept from these pages.


Gerard Costello rated it it was amazing Sep 13, 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”.

Credo che, in sostanza, soltanto Modern Life Is Rubbish abbia lo spazio che merita. And this a story of people, not musical notes. Tragically, the last chapter ends just a few years before Graham Coxon leaves Blur inwhich makes the cheerful conclusion a little bit bittersweet.

To ask other readers questions about Blurplease sign up. And nothing is left to approximation: Save on Nonfiction Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. I really liked the bits about each song, and was kind bpur surprised at how many songs I have no memory of by name alone mostly from The 3. The epilogue is particularly beautiful: Return to Book Page. Lots and lots of direct quotes from people involved?

See details for description of any imperfections. The book is highly recommended to any Blur fan. 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. Rimane comunque un lib L’avevo letto per la prima volta milioni di anni fa e mi era piaciuto molto, stavolta un po’ meno.

The author, Stuart Maconie, has known the band since the very first years of their career and he’s been an intimate friend of theirs so he actually knows what he’s talking about. Mar 09, Lucia Caporalini rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s tricky for me to review. The official story of the most significant British band of the 90s.


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Lynsey rated it it was amazing Aug 18, The definitive Blur biography Published in Maconie is, by no fault of his own, blissfully ignorant of the tension and further bad blood to come that would result in Graham Coxon’s departure a few years later. A Memoir by Tara WestoverHardcover It might be the most intimate level of friendships to be found, and the book did satisfy me in that department.

My version is the non updated one, which includes material on Gorillaz, Coxon’s departure, solo career and Think Tank. The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects or irregularities. It’s been ages since I read it.

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The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed. The band will reform later on, but that was an end of that chapter. 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.

The Official Story by Stuart Maconie.