The Great Escape

Label
EMI UK
Veröffentlicht am
11. Sep. 2006
Länge
15 Titel
Laufzeit
56:52

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    Titel     Dauer Hörer
1 Stereotypes 3:10 127.343
2 Country House 3:57 402.778
3 Best Days 4:49 87.877
4 Charmless Man 3:31 321.404
5 Fade Away 4:19 78.566
6 Top Man 4:01 76.163
7 The Universal 3:58 365.631
8 Mr Robinson's Quango 4:02 11.178
9 He Thought Of Cars 4:16 96.558
10 It Could Be You 3:14 78.948
11 Ernold Same 2:07 69.483
12 Globe Alone 2:23 73.070
13 Dan Abnormal 3:24 69.250
14 Entertain Me 4:18 71.538
15 Yoku And Hiro 5:23 4.709

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  • CousinEarl

    Very overrated.

    17. Mai., 13:33 Antworten
  • Gaffes

    Parklife is superior.

    24. Mär., 22:56 Antworten
  • DefenceMan

    maybe this is the best Blur album !

    10. Dez. 2013 Antworten
  • mydesperateicon

    my fave Blur album since its release... so dumb and twisted

    4. Sep. 2013 Antworten
  • JoaoOliveira15

    I'm completely in love with this album.

    16. Feb. 2013 Antworten
  • UnRagazzoAdam

    'The Great Escape' na Popvictims: http://popvictims.pl/foto-z-plyta/foto-nr-59/

    22. Jan. 2013 Antworten
  • sunheadbowed

    You can't really talk about Blur's britpops albums being underrated, especially with such an inconsistent record like this one [2]

    7. Okt. 2012 Antworten
  • kallekk

    Love this album. Blur's best IMO

    19. Aug. 2012 Antworten
  • JustBreathe94

    You can't really talk about Blur's britpops albums being underrated, especially with such an inconsistent record like this one

    10. Aug. 2012 Antworten
  • sunheadbowed

    Actually, FOUR top 10 singles from this album. Even more successful than I remembered.

    8. Aug. 2012 Antworten
  • sunheadbowed

    People throw around the word "underrated" to feel good about their odd (bad?) tastes, but this album was a massive commercial success in 1995: it went straight into the UK charts at no.1; it landed Blur their infamous victory over Oasis with Country House; it was adored by NME, Melody Maker, Q and every other magazine (which meant a lot more in the pre-net era); it was ALL over the British media during the height of Britpop; it provided Blur with three top 10 singles. In other words, anyone who considers it "underrated" is either ignorant or downright bonkers. The general consensus is that this album is largely overrated -- people wanted to love it so much at the time that they just ignored its blatant flaws (as they did with with every Oasis album until Britpop overstayed its welcome).

    8. Aug. 2012 Antworten
  • DamienAThornton

    my favorite

    3. Aug. 2012 Antworten
  • Fishboxen

    Has to be one of the top Blur albums, surely? Definitely better than the bombast of Parklife, that much is obvious, now it's a toss-up between Blur (eponymous) and Think Tank. Looking back, this album is a lot more melancholic than at first experienced (as discussed below), I'm sure it's a real 'grower'; for a newer fan. Much as one has to look past 'Song 2', one must look past 'Country House'..

    7. Jul. 2012 Antworten
  • prominence_la

    Superb album.

    18. Apr. 2012 Antworten
  • yaxartes_river

    I've got weird feeling about this album. I adore some of the songs (esp. He Thought Of Cars and The Universal) and totally dislike other (like Country House or Entertain Me).

    18. Mär. 2012 Antworten
  • brackleysean

    best album by a mile

    16. Mär. 2012 Antworten
  • Lilywhite86

    Interesting that the album has very positive professional reviews while the fans don't like it that much, they prefer MLIR or Blur, or 13 more. I think the Great Escape is a gem; it sounds more obscure than Parklife, almost the whole album is about being lonely, it is often melancholic...I think musically and lyrically it's a brilliant work. It reminds me often of Genesis' brilliant prog rock gem, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway. It's as good as MLIR, it's different, you just can't compare the two.

    4. Mär. 2012 Antworten
  • borgy

    By far their best work. [2]

    6. Dez. 2011 Antworten
  • NandoPolvilho

    Favourite album.

    1. Okt. 2011 Antworten
  • jt_18

    this one is really underrated, after all it has the great hit Universal! and Best days, He thought of cars, Entertain me... some of the best forgotten Blur songs

    26. Sep. 2011 Antworten
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