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The Universal is a song by band Blur and is featured on their fourth studio album, The Great Escape. It was released 13 November as the second single from that album, charting at #5 in the UK Singles Chart.

The song has been used on TV advertisements for British Gas since 2009 (although it never re-entered the top 40).

In keeping with the song's science fiction theme, the single's cover art is an allusion to the opening shot… read more

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This is the next century
Where the universal's free
You can find it anywhere
Yes, the future's been sold

Every night we're gone
And to karaoke…

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