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The Great Escape [Special Edition] (Special Edition)
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|2. Country House|
|3. Best Days|
|4. Charmless Man|
|5. Fade Away|
|6. Top Man|
|7. The Universal|
|8. Mr Robinson's Quango|
|9. He Thought Of Cars|
|10. It Could Be You|
|11. Ernold Same|
|12. Globe Alone|
|13. Dan Abnormal|
|14. Entertain Me|
|15. Yoku And Hiro|
Also, Albarn's lyrics have a certain subtitle bite to them, poking fun of modern day life in a way that only he can.
For their fourth outing, 1995's "The Great Escape," Blur wonderfully combine the successes of their previous two albums, "Modern Life is Rubbish" and "Parklife."
Nonetheless, the music is very upbeat and catchy (for the most part). "Country House" is so catchy and fun that it borders on novelty song territory.
I bought this only knowing one song, which of course was Country House, but when I popped it in the cassette player and listened to the whole album, I was in awe as to how good the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Austin
If "Modern Life is Rubbish" was "A New Hope" or "Revolver", and if "Parklife" is "The Empire Strikes Back"/"Sgt. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jeremy Schep
Just discovered the Blur and have had this in my playlist ever since. Catchy tunes that stay with you. Lead singer have a great sound quality to his voice.Published 12 months ago by Victoria
It's a delightful album, and play it often. Very British and well done. Love guitarist Graham Coxon (a fellow devotee of Syd Barrett) and vocalist Damon Albarn. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Suzinne Barrett
What I like, is very good fills my heart with joy. And some subjects leave my head. Hahaha!!!
They are a good alternative for the days you need them.
Every Blur album is good, good not always to the full 10/10 meter but always clocks in with worth in our CD collections. The Great Escape is no exception. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Kool Catt
While most people would probably pick the iconic Parklife as the peak of Blur's career, I believe that The Great Escape (TGE) is their masterpiece. Read morePublished on October 29, 2012 by Tony S.
In my opinion, this is the best Blur album. I have always gravitated to this CD (although I own all). My second favorite would be Parklife. Read morePublished on August 28, 2010 by Jennifer M Macleod
"The Great Escape" from 1995 has been called third stage of Blur's Life/Brit-pop trilogy that began with "Modern Life is Rubbish" (1993) and "Park Life" (1994). Read morePublished on August 14, 2010 by Morten Vindberg