Blur | Book: Days by Stuart MacOnie – days The official story of the most significant British band of the 90s. Now updated. Find great deals for Blur: Days – The Official History by Stuart Maconie ( , Paperback). Shop with confidence on eBay!. corner Blur: Days: The Official History This book is an excellent read for any Blur fan – it covers everything from Blurs’ shaky start to the album

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And this a story of people, not musical notes. The official story of Blur, told through exclusive interviews.

Blur | Book: 3862 Days by Stuart MacOnie – 2003

His other books include the acclaimed official biographies of both Blur and James. For me what was interesting the most were the relationship, as in any story. A Memoir by Tara WestoverHardcover As with most rock bios there are drugs but Maconie doesn’t really dwell on these things – rather he writes about blur’s role in the britpop years and then their rejection of it in order daye move into weirder territories.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It’s tricky for me to review. Now updated with fresh dayw including insights into lead singer Damon’s new act, Gorillaz, that is sweeping awards on both sides of the Atlantic. What was not needed in my eyes, was the elaborate description and analysis of each and every song in every album. Open Preview See a Problem? Be the first to write a review.


Blur: Days: The Official Story by Stuart Maconie

History Paperback Vintage Paperback Books. Sep 17, Malcolm Frawley rated it really liked it Shelves: The official story 38862 the most significant British band of the 90s. The book is highly recommended to any Blur fan. It might be the most intimate level of friendships to be found, and the book did satisfy me in that department. History Paperback Textbooks Publication Year. However, as someone else pointed out, there is far too much emphasis on the business side and too little about the actual creative process and inspiration behind Blur’s music.

I’ve had this book since pretty soon after it came out, but for some reason never read it until now. Jun 12, Crispin Kott rated it really liked it. Endless, looping sentences and unnecessary digs at other bands in every other paragraph.

I also really enjoyed the inclusion of brief but insightful track by track run downs of each album as they came up. Jul 26, Robert rated it it was amazing. It’s been ages since I read it.


Stuart Maconie is a TV and radio presenter, journalist, columnist and author. Kendall rated it it was ok Jun 12, The book also does a great job detailing the hor This took me forever 38662 read, but it was well worth it! Overall the book was very enjoyable, striking a balance between factual and entertaining.


Girl, Wash Your Face: This is the story of bitter rows with record companies, farcical feuds with Oasis, fist fights with each other, struggles with the bottle, foundering roman The official story of the most significant British band of the 90s.

I really liked the bits about each song, and was kind of surprised at how many songs I have no memory of by name alone mostly from The 3.

Blur: 3862 Days

Author’s inability to self-edit? And I’ve read a lot of books about famous people, especially bands, and this is one of the best. History Classics Paperback Books.

Aug 21, Mandy rated it really liked it Shelves: The author, Stuart Maconie, has known the band since the very first years of their career and he’s been an intimate friend of theirs so he actually knows what he’s talking about. Ironically enough the last quote in the book is Dave trying to guess what might make them break up, and Maconie decides to The problem bur biographies of people who are still alive is that you never know if that’s the right bkur to write it.

He used to be my favorite, and now at best I’m ambivalent about him.