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The Great Escape is the fourth album by English alternative rock band Blur, released on 11 September 1995 on Food/Virgin. The album received glowing reviews and was a big seller on its initial release, reaching number one in the United Kingdom album chart (outselling the rest of the Top 10 put together) and was their first to crack the US charts reaching number 150. Less than a year after the album was released, it was certified triple platinum in… read more



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  • Avatar for SimonePerrota
    ...that's not to say it's one of their worst.
  • Avatar for SimonePerrota
    A very good album but I can see why Albarn isn't particularly fond of it. Take away the brilliant highlights (most of which occur very early on) and it's perhaps Blur's least inspired effort... not their most engaging compositions musically.
  • Avatar for mattmacneil
    Not bad, slowly growing on me, but must've been a big disappointment coming after Parklife.
  • Avatar for CousinEarl
    Very overrated.
  • Avatar for Gaffes
    Parklife is superior.
  • Avatar for DefenceMan
    maybe this is the best Blur album !
  • Avatar for mydesperateicon
    my fave Blur album since its release... so dumb and twisted
  • Avatar for JoaoOliveira15
    I'm completely in love with this album.
  • Avatar for UnRagazzoAdam
    'The Great Escape' na Popvictims:
  • Avatar for sunheadbowed
    You can't really talk about Blur's britpops albums being underrated, especially with such an inconsistent record like this one [2]

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