Wednesday 30 January Thursday 31 January Friday 1 February Saturday 2 February Sunday 3 February Monday 4 February Tuesday 5 February Wednesday 6 February Thursday 7 February Friday 8 February Saturday 9 February Sunday 10 February Monday 11 February Tuesday 12 February Wednesday 13 February Thursday 14 February Friday 15 February Saturday 16 February Sunday 17 February Monday 18 February Tuesday 19 February Wednesday 20 February Thursday 21 February Friday 22 February Saturday 23 February Sunday 24 February Monday 25 February Thursday 28 February Friday 1 March Saturday 2 March Sunday 3 March Monday 4 March Tuesday 5 March Wednesday 6 March Thursday 7 March Sunday 10 March Monday 11 March Tuesday 12 March Wednesday 13 March Thursday 14 March Friday 15 March Saturday 16 March Sunday 17 March Monday 18 March Tuesday 19 March Wednesday 20 March Thursday 21 March Friday 22 March Saturday 23 March Sunday 24 March Monday 25 March Monday 1 April Tuesday 2 April Wednesday 3 April Thursday 4 April Friday 5 April Saturday 6 April Sunday 7 April Monday 8 April Tuesday 9 April Wednesday 10 April Thursday 11 April Friday 12 April Saturday 13 April Sunday 14 April Monday 15 April Tuesday 16 April Wednesday 17 April Thursday 18 April Friday 19 April Saturday 20 April Sunday 21 April Monday 22 April Tuesday 23 April Wednesday 24 April Thursday 25 April Friday 26 April Saturday 27 April Sunday 28 April Monday 29 April Tuesday 30 April Wednesday 1 May Thursday 2 May Friday 3 May Saturday 4 May Sunday 5 May Monday 6 May Tuesday 7 May Wednesday 8 May Thursday 9 May Friday 10 May Saturday 11 May Sunday 12 May With Blur's self-titled album , the band would change direction and move away from Britpop in favour of a more lo-fi and alternative rock sound.
On 17 June , James and Albarn spoke on BBC Radio 1 about coming up with a title for the album;  "We've got until this Wednesday, our record company inform us, to come up with it," said Albarn. The album is in the style of a concept album , that is, most of the songs are linked by a similar theme—loneliness and detachment.
Damon Albarn subsequently revealed that much of The Great Escape is about himself e. During the making of The Great Escape the song was resurrected by James, who notes in his autobiography, Bit of a Blur , that the band had almost given up on getting it to work when Albarn came up with the string section.
More by Blur
The character seems to have been named after Pink Floyd 's Arnold Layne. As with Blur's previous two albums, the liner notes also contain guitar chords for each of the songs along with the lyrics. The Great Escape met with widespread acclaim from critics.
- Ship Island, Mississippi: Rosters and History of the Civil War Prison!
- Blur:Mr. Robinson's Quango Lyrics | LyricWiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia;
- Mr. Robinson's Quango by Blur.
Support from the music press soon tapered off, however, and The Great Escape gained many detractors. It has been suggested that the commercial success of rival band Oasis played a role in this revaluation;   BBC Music writer James McMahon recalled how the "critical euphoria" surrounding the album lasted "about as long as it took publishers to realise Oasis would probably shift more magazines for them".
The Great Escape reveals itself as flawed, melancholy, occasionally stunning and utterly bonkers. Select named the record the 34th best of the s,  while Pitchfork placed it 70th. The Great Escape continued the commercial success of previous album Parklife.
Mr. Robinson's Quango Blur Songtext | AzSongtexte
While the latter was more of a sleeper hit ,  The Great Escape registered strong first-week sales of , Although officially untitled, it is sometimes erroneously referred to as "A World of Difference" because these words appear in a separate box below the track list in the booklet.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Food Virgin.
Blur Damon Albarn — vocals, piano, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, handclaps Graham Coxon — electric and acoustic guitar, banjo, saxophone, backing vocals, handclaps Alex James — bass guitar, handclaps, backing vocals on "Top Man"  Dave Rowntree — drums, percussion, handclaps, backing vocals on "Top Man" Additional musicians Simon Clarke — saxophone Tim Sanders — saxophone J.
Retrieved 19 December Note: reader must define "Search" parameter as "Blur".
Archived from the original on 1 July Retrieved 2 January Archived from the original on 29 July Retrieved 21 August Brand Republic. Blur Talk. Retrieved 18 November The Guardian. Los Angeles Times. Melody Maker : NME : Archived from the original on 17 August Q : October In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian eds. Retrieved 26 March Select 64 : — Retrieved 31 December BBC Music. Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 6 January Melody Maker.