On September 11, 1995.

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On September 11, 1995, “Food” label released “The Great Escape”, the fourth Blur studio album. It was recorded January – May 1995, at “Maison Rouge” in Fulham; “Townhouse Studios” in  London, and was produced by Stephen Street. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI” and Platinum in Europe by “IFPI”.

Personnel:

  • Damon Albarn– vocals, piano, keyboards, organ, synthesizer, handclaps
  • Graham Coxon– electric and acoustic guitar, banjo, saxophone, handclaps, backing vocals
  • Alex James– bass guitar
  • Dave Rowntree– drums, percussion
  • Simon Clarke – saxophone
  • Tim Sanders – saxophone
  • Neil Sidwell – trombone
  • Roddy Lorimer – trumpet
  • Louise Fuller – violin
  • Richard Koster – violin
  • John Metcalfe – viola
  • Ivan McCermoy – cello
  • Ken Livingstone– narration
  • Theresa Davis – backing vocals
  • Angela Murrell – backing vocals
  • Cathy Gillat – backing vocals
  • John Smith – engineer
  • Julie Gardner – engineer assistant
  • Tom Girling – engineer assistant
  • Nels Israelson – photography
  • Tom King – photography
  • Jason Cox – studio manager

Track listing:

All tracks by Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree.

  1. Stereotypes
  2. Country House
  3. Best Days
  4. Charmless man
  5. Fade Away
  6. Top Man
  7. The Universal
  8. Robinson’sQuango
  9. 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

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