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Join Date: Jun 2014
My list of Blur albums ranked best to worst
This is my opinion, if you opinion differs and you want to yell at me then sorry, but not sorry.
8. The Magic Whip
I reviewed this album on this site and I was probably way too optimistic. This album is good to an extent but coming from Blur it fails to make any creative statement as significant as other Blur records, though there are a few tracks worth checking out.
7. Think Tank
Shares a similar problem with The Magic Whip, sorta forgettable. Ironically this is Blur's most experimental record but a lot of it tends to be dull.
If you're a Blur fan, you probably knew Leisure wasn't going to be very high up on the list. I will say that I think most people are more negative about this album than me. It's Blur's Pablo Honey, and is usually put aside for other, more creative Blur records. While I agree, there's a lot of noteworthy songs here. If you are a Blur fan who doesn't give this album a second look, check out She's So High, Repetition, and There's No Other Way.
Tender is probably in my top 5 Blur songs. I think this is where Blur albums start getting great on my list. I don't think Blur has ever released a bad album, but there is a chunk that stands above the few okay albums Blur has put out, and this is one of them.
One of the boldest moves Blur has ever made with their sound, only because Damon Albarn spoke openly about hating the type of dirty indie rock they play on their self-titled fifth album.
3. The Great Escape
This is where people might try to fight me. See, I'm in a very slim minority right now by putting this album above 13 and the self-titled album. I do like this album that much.
Get mad, I like Modern Life more
Probably one of the best albums of the 90s, and one of the defining britpop albums of that era as well. I like this record more than it's contemporary Oasis's Definitely Maybe, and Parklife is one of my favorite records, though it does fall behind a couple albums, one being:
1. Modern Life Is Rubbish