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Modern Life Is Rubbish

Modern Life Is Rubbish is a Britpop album by Blur, released on May 10, 1993 (see 1993 in music). The second album by the British rock sensation, Blur incorporated more psychedelic and grunge influences into Modern Life Is Rubbish, and the album was generally well-received, keeping the band relevant during the grunge era of the UK.

On Billboard's (North America) Modern Rock Tracks chart, "Chemical World" peaked at #27.

Track listing

  1. "For Tomorrow" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 4:19
  2. "Advert" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 3:45
  3. "Colin Zeal" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 3:16
  4. "Pressure on Julian" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 3:31
  5. "Star Shaped" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 3:26
  6. "Blue Jeans" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 3:54
  7. "Chemical World" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 3:45
  8. "Intermission" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 2:29
  9. "Sunday, Sunday" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 2:38
  10. "Oily Water" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 5:00
  11. "Miss America" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 5:34
  12. "Villa Rosie" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 3:55
  13. "Coping" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 3:24
  14. "Turn It Up" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 3:21
  15. "Pop Scene" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 3:14
  16. "Resigned" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - 5:14
  17. "Commercial Break" (Albarn/Coxon/James/Rowntree) - :55
  18. Hidden track

Personnel

  • Blur - Producer
  • Alex - Guitar (Bass)
  • Damon Albarn - Organ, Synthesizer, Piano, Vocals, Melodica, Bells
  • Simon Clarke - Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone), Baritone
  • Graham Coxon - Synthesizer, Guitar, Guitar (Electric), Tambourine, Vocals (bckgr), Moog Synthesizer
  • Dave - Drums, Tympani [Timpani], Loops
  • Louise Fuller - Violin
  • Graham - Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Tambourine, Vocals (bckgr), Slide Guitar
  • Kick Horns
  • Alex James - Guitar (Bass)
  • Helen Kamminga - Viola
  • Richard Koster - Violin
  • Roddy Lorimer - Trumpet
  • Steve Lovell - Producer
  • Ivan McCready - Cello
  • John Metcalfe - Viola
  • Dave Rowntree - Drums, Tympani [Timpani]
  • Tim Sanders - Sax (Tenor)
  • J. Neil Sidwell - Trombone
  • John Smith - Producer, Engineer
  • Paul Spong - Cornet
  • Kate St. John - Oboe, Sax (Soprano)
  • Stephen - Drums, Clarinet (Alto)
  • Stephen Street - Percussion, Bells, Producer, Mixing
  • Simon Weinstock - Mixing
  • Jason - Sound Effects



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