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Parklife (album) by Blur 

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Parklife
Parklife by Blur (1994)
Overall rank: 158th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 924 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 1994 (8th)
Top 50 albums of the 1990s (36th)
Top 200 albums of all time (158th)

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Parklife is ranked as the best album by Blur.

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Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 924 votes)
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75/100
From dgarr22 04/26/2017 14:52
Very interesting, I can see why people like it, but I think it's too poppy/ cheesy and times. Overrated for sure.

Highlights:
Girls and Boys
Debt Collector
Trouble in the Message Centre
This is a Low
Lot 105
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Rating:  
90/100
From LordMark 02/17/2017 09:46
My 3rd favourite Blur album, behind 13 and Modern Life Is Rubbish.
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90/100
From Rich150 11/06/2016 19:37
Quirky, very British, almost Beatle like feel to it. Track after track of quality and Blur's best album full stop.
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75/100
From nitomano 08/10/2016 05:04
Favoritas: To The End, This Is a Low, Girls And Boys, Parklife, End Of a Century
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85/100
From acolabella 08/03/2016 15:32
This is Blur's magnum opus, and is a criminally underrated record.
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100/100
From garycottier 06/02/2016 19:09
One of the great British albums of all time. Parklife, is a thoroughly entertaining and original record, influenced strongly by The Kinks, Small faces and The who, with hints of Madness and Bowie, it's a brilliant picture postcard of the United kingdom in the nineties. Touching on British pastimes such as the beach, holidays and englishness, it's full of great observations in, girls and boys, end of the century, and off course the unforgettable title track. Elsewhere, strong cuts include, Tracy jacks, jubilee, and, this is a low. Parklife, is a glorious hoot of an album. Superb.
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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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80/100
From Gionzi 04/26/2016 12:26
Quality brit. Good music.
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35/100
From Deckiller 02/19/2016 17:40
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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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