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Blur announce massive reissue campaign

Blur announce massive reissue campaign

Blur are set to celebrate the 21st anniversary will a comprehensive reissue campaign.

All seven of the band's studio albums are to be re-released on July 30 in expanded Special Edition formats, each featuring a bonus disc of previously unreleased material, booklets, and more.

The band are also planning a 21-disc box set, collecting all seven Special Editions, plus four more discs of rarities, three DVDs including three and a half hours of previously unreleased material, a collectable 7″ single of the rare and previously unreleased live recording of Seymour-era Blur song “Superman”, and a deluxe hardback book with liner notes based on a brand new interviews with the band.

Finally, there will be vinyl box set containing all seven albums in a sturdy hard case. Each LP will also be sold separately.

Blur will also headline a show in London's Hyde Park later this year. The band will be joined by New Order and The Specials at the concert on August 12, to coincide with the Olympics closing ceremony.

Blur 21: The Box Tracklist:
CD1 – Leisure Remastered
01. She’s So High
02. Bang
03. Slow Down
04. Repetition
05. Bad Day
06. Sing
07. There’s No Other Way
08. Fool
09. Come Together
10. High Cool
11. Birthday
12. Wear Me Down

CD2 - Leisure Bonus Material
01. I Know (Extended Mix)
02. Down
03. There’s No Other Way (Extended Version)
04. Inertia
05. Mr Briggs
06. I’m All Over
07. Won’t Do It
08. Day Upon Day (Live)
09. There’s No Other Way (Blur Remix)
10. Bang (Extended Version)
11. Explain
12. Luminous
13. Berserk
14. Uncle Love
15. I Love Her (Demo Version) (Fan Club Single)
16. Close (Fan Club Single)

CD3 – Modern Life Is Rubbish Remastered
01. For Tomorrow
02. Advert
03. Colin Zeal
04. Pressure On Julian
05. Star Shaped
06. Blue Jeans
07. Chemical World
08. Intermission
09. Sunday Sunday
10. Oily Water
11. Miss America
12. Villa Rosie
13. Coping
14. Turn It Up
15. Resigned
16. Commercial Break

CD4 – Modern Life Is Rubbish Bonus Material
01. Popscene
02. Mace
03. Badgeman Brown
04. I’m Fine
05. Garden Central
06. For Tomorrow (Visit to Primrose Hill Extended Version)
07. Into Another
08. Peach
09. Bone Bag
10. Hanging Over
11. When the Cows Come Home
12. Beachcoma
13. Chemical World (Reworked)
14. Es Schmecht
15. Young and Lovely
16. Maggie May
17. My Ark
18. Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Made for Two)
19. Let’s All Go Down the Strand

CD5 – Parklife Remastered
01. Girls and Boys
02. Tracy Jacks
03. End of a Century
04. Parklife
05. Bank Holiday
06. Bad Head
07. The Debt Collector
08. Far Out
09. To the End
10. London Loves
11. Trouble in the Message Centre
12. Clover Over Dover
13. Magic America
14. Jubilee
15. This Is a Low
16. Lot 105

CD6 – Parklife Bonus Material
01. Magpie
02. Anniversary Waltz
03. People in Europe
04. Peter Panic
05. Girls and Boys (Pet Shop Boys 12” Remix)
06. Threadneedle Street
07. Got Yer!
08. Beard
09. To The End (French Version)
10. Supa Shoppa
11. Theme From An Imaginary Film
12. Red Necks
13. Alex’s Song
14. Jubilee (Acoustic) (BBC Radio 1 Session, 1994) *
15. Parklife (Acoustic) (BBC Radio 1 Session, 1994) *
16. End Of A Century (Cadena 40 Principales Acoustic Version)

* PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

CD7 – The Great Escape Remastered
01. Stereotypes
02. Country House
03. Best Days
04. Charmless Man
05. Fade Away
06. Top Man
07. The Universal
08. Mr Robinson’s Quango
09. He Thought of Cars
10. It Could Be You
11. Ernold Same
12. Globe Alone
13. Dan Abnormal
14. Entertain Me
15. Yuko and Hiro

CD8 – The Great Escape Bonus Material
01. One Born Every Minute
02. To the End (La Comedie) (Feat. Francoise Hardy)
03. Ultranol
04. No Monsters in Me
05. Entertain Me (Live It!) (Remix)
06. The Man Who Left Himself
07. Tame
08. Ludwig
09. The Horrors
10. A Song
11. St Louis
12. Country House (Live at Mile End)
13. Girls and Boys (Live at Mile End)
14. Parklife (Live at Mile End)
15. For Tomorrow (Live at Mile End)
16. Charmless Man (Live At The Budokan)
17. Chemical World (Live At The Budokan)
18. Eine Kleine Lift Musik

CD9 – Blur Remastered
01. Beetlebum
02. Song 2
03. Country Sad Ballad Man
04. M.O.R.
05. On Your Own
06. Theme from Retro
07. You’re So Great
08. Death of a Party
09. Chinese Bombs
10. I’m Just a Killer for Your Love
11. Look Inside America
12. Strange News from Another Star
13. Movin’ On
14. Essex Dogs

CD10 – Blur Bonus Material
01. All Your Life
02. A Spell (For Money)
03. Woodpigeon Song
04. Dancehall
05. Get Out of Cities
06. Polished Stone
07. Bustin’ + Dronin’
08. M.O.R. (Road Version)
09. Swallows in the Heatwave
10. Death Of A Party (7” Remix)
11. Cowboy Song
12. Beetlebum (Live Acoustic Version)
13. On Your Own (Live Acoustic Version)
14. Country Sad Ballad Man (Live Acoustic Version)
15. This Is A Low (Live Acoustic Version)
16. M.O.R. (Live In Utrecht)
17. Death Of A Party (Live In Utrecht)
18. Song 2 (Live In Utrecht)

CD11 – 13 Remastered:
01. Tender
02. Bugman
03. Coffee and TV
04. Swamp Song
05. 1992
06. B.L.U.R.E.M.I
07. Battle
08. Mellow Song
09. Trailerpark
10. Caramel
11. Trimm Trabb
12. No Distance Left to Run
13. Optigan I

CD12 – 13 Bonus Material
01. French Song
02. All We Want
03. Mellow Jam
04. X-Offender (Damon/Control Freak’s Bugman Remix)
05. Coyote (Dave’s Bugman Remix)
06. Trade Stylee (Alex’s Bugman Remix)
07. Metal Hip Slop (Graham’s Bugman Remix)
08. So You
09. Beagle 2
10. Tender (Cornelius Remix)
11. Far Out (Beagle 2 Remix)
12. I Got Law (Demo)
13. Music Is My Radar
14. Black Book

CD13 – Think Tank Remastered
01. Ambulance
02. Out of Time
03. Crazy Beat
04. Good Song
05. On the Way to the Club
06. Brothers and Sisters
07. Caravan
08. We’ve Got a File On You
09. Moroccan Peoples Revolutionary Bowls Club
10. Sweet Song
11. Jets
12. Gene By Gene
13. Battery in Your Leg
14. Me, White Noise (Hidden Track)

CD14 – Think Tank Bonus Material
01. Money Makes Me Crazy (Marrakech Mix)
02. Tune 2
03. The Outsider
04. Don’t Be
05. Morricone
06. Me, White Noise (Alternate Version)
07. Some Glad Morning (Fan Club Single)
08. Don’t Be (Acoustic mix)
09. Sweet Song (demo)
10. Caravan (XFM Session, October 2003) *
11. End Of A Century (XFM Session, October 2003) *
12. Good Song (XFM Session, October 2003) *
13. Out Of Time (XFM Session, October 2003) *
14. Tender (XFM Session, October 2003) *

* PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

CD15 – Rarities 1 (Seymour & Leisure Era)
01. Dizzy (Seymour Rehearsal & Demo)
02. Mixed Up (Seymour Rehearsal & Demo)
03. Birthday (Seymour Demo) *
04. Sing (To Me) (Sing Demo) (Fan Club Single)
05. Fool (Seymour 4-Track Demo) *
06. She’s So High (Seymour Rehearsal) *
07. Won’t Do It (Demo) (Fan Club Single)
08. I Know (Falconer Studio Demo) *
09. Repetition (Falconer Studio Demo) *
10. High Cool (7” Master) *
11. Always (I’m Fine Early Version) *
12. Come Together (Demo) (Fan Club Single)
13. I’m All Over (Demo) *
14. Wear Me Down (Demo) *

* PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

CD16 – Rarities 2 (Modern Life is Rubbish Era)
01. I Love Her (Alt Version) *
02. Popscene (1991 Demo) *
03. Beached Whale (4-Track Demo) *
04. Death Of A Party (Demo) (Fan Club Single)
05. Pap Pop (4-Track Demo) *
06. Pressure On Julian (Demo) *
07. Colin Zeal (Demo) *
08. Sunday Sunday (Demo) *
09. Never Clever
10. Advert (Demo) *
11. Star Shaped (Demo) *
12. She Don’t Mind (Blue Jeans demo) *
13. Coping (Andy Partridge version) *
14. Sunday Sleep (Sunday Sunday Andy Partridge Version) *
15. 7 Days (Andy Partridge Version) *
16. Kazoo (Turn It Up Early Version) *
17. The Wassailing Song (The 7” Giveaway at Hibernian Club, Fulham)
18. When The Cows Come Home (demo) *
19. For Tomorrow (Mix 1 – Early Demo) *
20. Magpie (Early Demo) *

* PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

CD17 – Rarities 3 (Parklife & The Great Escape Era)
01. Parklife (Demo) *
02. Clover Over Dover (Demo) *
03. Jubilee (Demo) *
04. One A Minute (One Born Every Minute Demo) *
05. Badhead (Demo) *
06. Far Out (Electric Version) *
07. The Debt Collector (Demo) *
08. Trouble In The Message Centre (Demo) *
09. Rednecks (Take 1) *
10. Rednecks (Take 2) *
11. Alex’s Song (Demo) *
12. Cross Channel Love (Home Demo) *
13. Ernold Same (Demo) *
14. Saturday Morning (Demo) *
15. Hope You Find Your Suburb (A.K.A. Eine Kleine Lift Musik Vocal Demo) *
16. Rico (Fade Away Demo) *
17. Bored House Wives (Entertain Me Early Version) *
* PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

CD18 – Rarities 4 (Blur, 13, Best Of & Think Tank Era)
01. Beetlebum (Demo) *
02. On Your Own (Mario Caldato Jr Mix) *
03. Woodpigeon Song (Original Full Length) *
04. Battle (Jam, Mayfair Studios 11 August 1999) *
05. Caramel (Ambient Version) *
06. So You (Alternative Version) *
07. Squeezebox (Music Is My Radar Alternative Version) *
08. Jawbone (Black Book Alternative Version) *
09. “1” (Bill Laswell Session, 2000) *
10. “3” (Bill Laswell Session, 2000) *
11. Sir Elton John’s Cock *
12. Avoid The Traffic *
13. Money Makes Me Crazy (Deepest Darkest Devon Mix)
14. Don’t Bomb When You’re The Bomb *
15. Nutter *
16. Piano *
17. Kissin’ Time
18. Fool’s Day
19. Track tbc

* PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

DVD1 – Showtime: Live at Alexandra Palace, 7 October 1994
01. Lot 105
02. Sunday Sunday
03. Jubilee
04. Tracy Jacks
05. Magic America
06. End Of A Century
07. Popscene
08. Trouble In The Message Centre
09. She’s So High
10. Chemical World
11. Bad Head
12. There’s No Other Way
13. To The End
14. Advert
15. Supa Shoppa
16. Mr Robinson’s Quango
17. Parklife
18. Girls And Boys
19. Bank Holiday
20. This Is A Low

DVD2 – The Singles Night – Live at Wembley, 11 December 1999
01. I Know *
02. She’s So High *
03. There’s No Other Way *
04. Popscene *
05. For Tomorrow *
06. Chemical World *
07. Girls And Boys *
08. To The End *
09. Parklife (With Phil Daniels) *
10. End Of A Century *
11. Country House *
12. The Universal *
13. Charmless Man *
14. Beetlebum *
15. Song 2 *
16. On Your Own *
17. M.O.R. *
18. Tender *
19. Coffee & TV *
20. No Distance Left To Run *

* PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

DVD3 – Rarities
01. B.L.U.R.E.M.I (Live 13 at London Depot, 10 March 1999) *
02. No Distance Left To Run (Live 13 at London Depot, 10 March 1999)
03. Tender (Live 13 at London Depot, 10 March 1999)
04. Battle (Live 13 at London Depot, 10 March 1999)
05. Beetlebum (Live 13 at London Depot, 10 March 1999) *
06. Bugman (Live 13 at London Depot, 10 March 1999) *
07. Trimm Trabb (Live 13 at London Depot, 10 March 1999) *
08. Mellow Song (Live 13 at London Depot, 10 March 1999) *
09. Song 2 (Live 13 at London Depot, 10 March 1999) *
10. Seymour: Dizzy *
11. There’s No Other Way (BBC Eggs & Baker) (Blur’s 1st TV Performance) *
12. To The End (La Comedie) Feat. Francoise Hardy (French Promo Video)
13. It Could Be You (Japanese Promo Video) *
14. Music Is My Radar (Promo Video)
15. Out Of Time (Promo Video)
16. Crazy Beat (Promo Video)
17. Good Song (Promo Video)

* PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

7” Single (Previously Unreleased)
01. Superman (Recorded December 1989 at The Square in Harlow, Essex)


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