Blur (studio album) by Blur

Blur
Blur by Blur
Year: 1997
Overall rank: 587th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 690 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 1997 (14th)
Award Top albums of the 1990s (105th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (587th)
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Blur bestography

Blur is ranked 3rd best out of 12 albums by Blur on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Blur is Parklife which is ranked number 200 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 9,606.

Blur album bestography « Higher ranked (344th) This album (587th) Lower ranked (748th) »
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Blur track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 690 votes)
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09/01/2020 18:23 Gezza  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 12482/100

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This album is rated in the top 4% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 77.7/100, a mean average of 76.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 77.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.7.

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85/100
From 04/21/2020 09:32
Blur at their peak.
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90/100
From 09/03/2019 05:12
One of the most underrated albums of the 90s.

Blur the album demonstrates how Blur the band were one of the more consistent and innovative groups of the 90s.
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90/100
From 07/20/2019 02:05
Favorite Tracks:Beetlebum, Country Sad Ballad Man, Chinese Bombs
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90/100
From 03/06/2019 02:27
Overall: 8.9

Top Tracks: "On Your Own", "You're So Great", "Look Inside America"
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From 01/22/2019 19:32
My favourite album, period.
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85/100
From 11/07/2018 02:07
My favorite album of theirs, Blur decided to experiment some with this one, abandoning their britpop roots, and went for a more lo-fi sound, giving hints as to what Gorillaz would become, especially with ''On Your Own.''
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From 06/08/2018 15:29
Better than their 2 previous efforts in my opinion, but there are still some weak songs that ruin a bit the album for me. 7.7/10.
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70/100
From 01/21/2018 13:18
At the beginning, I thought I was going to really like this album. And it's likable enough, but I grew tired of the sound by the end.
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80/100
From 11/12/2017 16:39
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From 05/07/2017 21:18
I find tracks 3 & 9 genuinely quite hard to listen to....which is unusual for me and Blur, but then there's the cracking M.O.R. Love the quite trippy sounding On Your Own, too, but then Theme From Retro is a downer, and You're So Great really isn't. I was never a massive fan of the singles from this album, and that follows through with the album. Some of their best album tracks, and some of their worst. Bit too up and down and 'different' for me.
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