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Blur

David Buckley

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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English rock group. It was formed in Colchester in 1989 by Damon Albarn (b Whitechapel, London, 23 March 1968; vocals), Graham Coxon (b Rinteln, nr Hanover, 12 March 1969; electric guitar), Alex James (b Bournemouth, 21 Nov 1968; bass guitar) and Dave Rowntree (b Colchester, 8 May 1964; drums). Their first album, Leisure (Food, 1991), hinted at a psychedelic pop sensibility, but subsequent recordings established the band as mordant and

Reference Entry.  324 words. 

Subjects: music

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