2 x LP
+ HQ Download
(1999) - 2012 EU reissue 2LP+HQ MP3 edition , cut on 180gram audiophile vinyl-To celebrate the 21st Anniversary of their debut release Blurs sixth album 13 has now been expanded across two discs cut on heavyweight 180g audiophile...
Release date 26-07-2012(originally released in 1999)
2012 EU reissue 2LP+HQ MP3 edition , cut on 180gram audiophile vinyl-To celebrate the 21st Anniversary of their debut release Blurs sixth album 13 has now been expanded across two discs cut on heavyweight 180g audiophile vinyl and housed in a replica of the original sleeve artwork.
Marking their ten years together as a band 1999s 13 is the sound of Blur becoming according to Damon Albarn completely free The album was created from lengthy improvisations around song structures recorded and painstakingly edited by producer William Orbit
Lyrically the songs are rooted in personal and emotional changes most notably on two of the albums singles Tender and the heartbreaking No Distance Left To Run The album also sees songwriting contributions by guitarist Graham Coxon who takes lead vocal duties on Coffee & TV
A3 Coffee & TV
B1 Swamp Song
C2 Mellow Song
D2 Trimm Trabb
D3 No Distance Left To Run
D4 Optigan 1
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.
Bonus(cd,single,download): HQ Download
Label: EMI-Food Record
Originally released: 1999
This release: 2012