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Blur Label Boss: 'Parklife Is Inculcated In The British PsychePlay Video

Blur Label Boss: 'Parklife Is Inculcated In The British Psyche (01:31)

Andy Ross co-ran Food Records with Dave Balfe. Blur were by far Food's most successful act and Ross signed the band in 1989. He looks at the resonance and...

Producer Stephen Street Track-By-Track On Blur's 'Parklife'Play Video

Producer Stephen Street Track-By-Track On Blur's 'Parklife' (04:57)

NME speaks to Stephen Street from his studio about 'Parklife' and how he made the record with a band who were "just having fun."

The Story Behind Blur's Iconic 'Parklife' Album SleevePlay Video

The Story Behind Blur's Iconic 'Parklife' Album Sleeve (04:42)

Design duo Chris Thomson & Rob O'Connor worked closely with Blur to fashion the sporting-life iamgery that gave 'Parklife' its distinctive visual identity....

Damon Albarn On First Songs He Wrote With Graham CoxonPlay Video

Damon Albarn On First Songs He Wrote With Graham Coxon (01:38)

Damon Albarn shares his early musical influences - poppier than Graham Coxon's - and how growing up in Colchester and playing the first songs he wrote at...

Damon Albarn: 'Modern Life Is Rubbish' Was A Prophetic VisionPlay Video

Damon Albarn: 'Modern Life Is Rubbish' Was A Prophetic Vision (02:05)

Damon Albarn recalls the first time Blur went to the US and how the visit led to 'Modern Life Is Rubbish', a howl against the 'homogenisation of modern culture'

Speedy Ortiz Cover Blur's 'Bugman'Play Video

Speedy Ortiz Cover Blur's 'Bugman' (04:40)

NME Basement Session: Speedy Ortiz cover Blur's 'Bugman' from 1999's '13'. Pick up the magazine this week for a full interview with Damon about his new solo...

Damon Albarn at NME Awards 2014 - 'I Really Care What NME Thinks'Play Video

Damon Albarn at NME Awards 2014 - 'I Really Care What NME Thinks' (02:18)

Damon Albarn collects his Award For Innovation at the NME Awards with Austin, Texas and looks back to the days when he was 'terrified' of NME.

Damon Albarn - 'I'd Love To Work With Noel Gallagher'Play Video

Damon Albarn - 'I'd Love To Work With Noel Gallagher' (00:41)

NME speaks to Damon Albarn at the NME Awards 2014 with Austin, Texas about joining Noel on stage at the Teenage Cancer Trust last year and reveals that he'd...

Best Live Band Nominations - NME Awards 2013Play Video

Best Live Band Nominations - NME Awards 2013 (01:36)

Watch Best Live Band nominees The Maccabees, The Cribs, Blur, Biffy Clyro, Foals and The Rolling Stones ahead of the NME Awards 2013. Check NME.com on...

'Broken' Clip - Featuring Damon Albarn (Electric Wave Bureau)Play Video

'Broken' Clip - Featuring Damon Albarn (Electric Wave Bureau) (01:13)

An exclusive clip from new film 'Broken', starring Tim Roth and Cillian Murphy. The score is by Electric Wave Bureau (Damon Albarn, Suzi Winstanley, Mike...

Blur - 'Parklive' trailerPlay Video

Blur - 'Parklive' trailer (01:17)

Blur's recent performance at Hyde Park to mark the closing of the Olympic Games is being made available in a 5-disc set, on sale from 3rd December on...

Damon Albarn Through The YearsPlay Video

Damon Albarn Through The Years (01:48)

A visual trip down memory lane and through our picture archive, from the salad days of Blur through to the present day and 'Dr. Dee'. A photo tribute to an...

Aiden Grimshaw Versus NMEPlay Video

Aiden Grimshaw Versus NME (03:14)

'X Factor' contestant Aiden Grimshaw wants to reposition himself as a credible artist. Can he pull it off? He dropped by our office to play an acoustic cover...

Graham Coxon -  'Ooh Yeh Yeh' (Live)Play Video

Graham Coxon - 'Ooh Yeh Yeh' (Live) (05:41)

The Blur man performs a new track from his recent album 'A&E' at the O2 Academy Oxford. For more videos and interview go to http://www.youtube.com/o2academytv

Blur - '21' BoxsetPlay Video

Blur - '21' Boxset (01:33)

A look at the forthcoming Blur boxset which is released on July 31st. It will included all seven of their studio albums and contain 65 tracks in all. For...

Freddie Cowan Vs Graham CoxonPlay Video

Freddie Cowan Vs Graham Coxon (02:25)

To celebrate their feature in the current issue of NME, we catch The Vaccines guitarist meeting with the Blur legend in London, where they chat about...

'Small Venues Are Important, They Mean The World'Play Video

'Small Venues Are Important, They Mean The World' (02:30)

As we launch our Britain's Best Small Venue campaign in association with JD Roots, artists explain why music needs small venues, now more than ever. Starring...

Blur - 'Tender' (Behind The Scenes)Play Video

Blur - 'Tender' (Behind The Scenes) (02:24)

We catch this week's cover stars Damon, Graham, Alex and Dave as they run through their classic 'Tender' in this exclusive rehearsal performance.

Alex James - 'All I Think About Is Cheese And Children'Play Video

Alex James - 'All I Think About Is Cheese And Children' (02:23)

In the latest in our 'people versus' series, sometime Blur bassist Alex James answers your questions.

Blur - Ten Best SongsPlay Video

Blur - Ten Best Songs (04:49)

Our pick of the band's ten greatest moments. But which track is number one? There's only one way to find out...

 
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