Add to Watchlist. Some measure of how bad the year was can be gleaned from knowing that of the year’s top 10 best-selling albums four were Now That’s What I Call Music and Hits compilations. The choruses are sung by lead singer Damon Albarn. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. Michael Jackson's video accompanied with the single ''Black or White''. Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. The elements - the rain, the early curfew (they're finished by 10.10pm, while it's still light) - are against them, which is a pity as their new record, The Magic Whip, their first as a foursome in 16 years, is a psychedelic (or "sci-fi folk") treat. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Written by Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Channel 4's 100 Greatest Pop Videos Of All Time. Release Dates ", Title: Keith Allen. Company Credits Stars: Blur, Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon. Anthems abounded: “We Are The World”, “Shout” and “I Want To Know What Love Is” were the biggest singles, while album were dominated by Dire Straits’ Brothers In Arms and Phil Collins’ (pictured) No Jacket Required. | But the genre was bursting at the seams, struggling to accommodate the huge success of Radiohead’s (pictured) neo-prog milestone OK Computer and the soundscaping innovations of The Prodigy and The Chemical Brothers. A music video for Nirvana's song 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'. Liam and Noel Gallagher and band mates appear inside of a classic car that takes all of them to a great mansion where they perform ... See full summary ». Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. Of course he is, the actor gamely does his peacock strut like a sozzled uncle at the dying embers of a wedding. Blur, British Summer Time Hyde Park, review: The scale of Parklife doesn't suit Damon Albarn and friends anymore. A less jaunty one than the one of their youth. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Their 2009 performance felt like the ideal end point for a tremendous British band but it was clearly a reboot and six years on the Essex quartet have morphed into a different beast. The Magic Whip's standout track, the haunting, poetic "Pyongyang", isn't given an airing here; presumably Blur will be doing a tour of the album soon? Begins with Dave playing drums in a room with a flower print wall, Damon sings as the band plays around him bouncing off the walls. "Parklife" is the title track from Blur's 1994 album Parklife. The iconic video mixtures advanced animation technology and footage from the band ... See full summary ». ... Self. Blur began working on their fourth album The Great Escape at the start of 1995. Use the HTML below. Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Keith Allen. A music video for Nirvana's song, 'Heart Shaped Box'. The title character in the music video was played by Christie Brinkley, whom Billy Joel married two years later. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Britpop megastars were crying out for a smaller venue The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. Official Sites If you went to Blur's 2009 comeback gig at Hyde Park, you were spoiled. Blur were always a pop band that strived - especially their lead singer - to remain relevant and their new songs, from the perky, Madness-like "Ong Ong" to the dreamy "Thought I Was a Spaceman" do feel vital, but they are crying out for a smaller venue. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. The grin-inducing "Girls & Boys" has always been a superior pop track, and it induces the biggest crowd reaction and sing-along. How many more times will the Quadrophenia star be required to do this? Successful Fella. It might not have been as bad were it not for what happened in 1958, when Elvis Presley was drafted into the US Army. Damon Albarn performing in Hyde Park last night, Blur, British Summer Time Hyde Park, review: The scale of Parklife, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful language is not acceptable, Do not impersonate other users or reveal private information about third parties, We reserve the right to delete inappropriate posts and ban offending users without notification.