Blur
Think Tank

  2 x LP   180grs   33⅓rpm      + bonus HQ download

2012 EU reissue on 180g 2LP-Blurs seventh album began in the bands London Studio 13 late in 2001 Recording moved southwards when the band packed up the entire studio and migrated to Marrakech an...

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Release date 26072012(originally released in 2001)

2012 EU reissue 2LP , cut on 180gram audiophile vinyl-Blurs seventh album began in the bands London Studio 13 late in 2001 Recording moved southwards when the band packed up the entire studio and migrated to Marrakech and finishing touches were added in Devon The final thirteen tracks were selected from more than twentyfive completed songs Think Tank is Blurs only album as a three piece founding guitarist Graham Coxon was present for the initial sessions and plays on one track album closer Battery In Your Leg-housed in a replica of the original sleeve artwork, including codes to download the albums as high quality MP3.

To celebrate the 21st Anniversary of their debut release Blurs last album to date Think Tank has now been expanded across two discs cut on heavyweight 180g audiophile vinyl and housed in a replica of the original sleeve artwork

Tracks:
A1     Ambulance
A2     Out Of Time
A3     Crazy Beat
B1     Good Song
B2     On The Way To The Club
B3     Brothers And Sisters

C1     Caravan
C2     We've Got A File On You
C3     Moroccan Peoples Revolutionary Bowls Club
C4     Sweet Song

D1     Jets
D2     Gene By Gene
D3     Battery In Your Leg

Blur is easily among the best bands to come out of the '90s Britpop scene. Borrowing from their influences (a teaspoon Stone Roses, a healthy dose of the Kinks, a dab of the Beatles, and a sprinkling of the Smiths), they carved out a sound that was uniformly accessible.

Damon Albarn is known for a myriad of successes throughout his career that include leading the widely popular band Blur in the 1990s through the early 2000s, as well as his genius work as the unsuspecting leader of Gorrillaz starting in 2001. Although many of his albums could have found their way onto this list, Think Tankbelongs here not only for the musical beauty of the album, but also because it has a rare commercially-released cover by the widely popular graffiti artist Banksy; a genius in his own art realm. If not for the beautiful album of music contained on the vinyl, framing the cover and hanging it near your record player will be an easily appreciated musical and artistic conversation piece to say the least.

 

Discs: 2
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33
Bonus(cd,single,download): bonus HQ download
Label: EMI-Food Record
Originally released: 2001
This release: 2012
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