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Parklife (album) by Blur 

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Parklife
Parklife by Blur (1994)
Overall rank: 151st   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 811 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 1994 (8th)
Top 50 albums of the 1990s (34th)
Top 200 albums of all time (151st)

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Blur bestography

Parklife is ranked as the best album by Blur.

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 811 votes)
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70/100
From sethmadsen 05/06/2016 00:23
I think I've decided I dislike Britpop... I like Blur with some of their other work, but this is just kind of bland to me... it's me, not you. I just can't do Stone Roses, Oasis (Good lord do I loathe that band), and this album. Glad Blur has other awesome work I do really like though.
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From Gionzi 04/26/2016 12:26
Quality brit. Good music.
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35/100
From Deckiller 02/19/2016 17:40
Another one of those bands/albums that I just don't get. It's mediocre noise rock to me.
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55/100
From michaelroc2011 02/05/2016 17:21
A bit of hit n miss. Some brilliant tracks and some rubbish ones like Bank Holiday. 16 tracks. Should have been edited to cut the rubbish. Saying that the album as a story the songs all have their place. Even the crap ones.
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90/100
From Boxyno1 01/01/2016 23:44
Their masterpiece, putting them at the forefront of Britpop
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From stos 09/20/2015 22:33
wow
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From Space-Dementia 08/31/2015 22:21
It's a classic Britpop record. It was their best, along with 13, until The Magic Whip.
Best tracks: Girls and Boys, Parklife, End of a Century
Worst track: Lot 105
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From JoaoMoreira 08/04/2015 01:06
The first LP is what everybody knows... timeless songs like Girls & Boys, Tracy Jacks, Parklife, etc.
The second LP begins with the out of this world To The End... what an amazing song. But the rest of it is just medium. And this is where this album loses.
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From Pastiche 08/02/2015 00:12
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