In recent years, everyone has already managed to say goodbye to Blur: quietly say “bye” or roaring “Parklife!” And what did the members of the group do when everyone was already resigned to the fact that nothing more should be expected from them? They took and resumed musical activity. And they released a great album, The Magic Whip.
Daniel Koch met with Alex James and Graham Coxon to find out how it happened.
You don’t feel that you are really ** ali? What was the pain of separation, the burden of which you have borne all these years? For example, when on June 28, 2009, at the Glastonbury festival, about 90,000 people stood for almost 2 hours listening to the musicians, they squealed Tender until they stupefied, Continue reading
“Decadence” – a fashionable club town on the Admiralty Embankment.
Tables, a bar, a cozy scene in a wall niche, midgets – waiters’ assistants. Recently, LUNAR DOGS have often performed here – big hunters of the British beat and rhythm and blues. They play their songs in the same spirit, and for the sake of pleasure – BEATLES, ROLLING STONES, BLUR, RADIOHEAD. They are charming and respectful professionals, preparing to become stars. Step by step, club by club, clip by clip.
FUZZ Can’t get your audience with your material?
Nikita Kozlov: Do we need this ourselves? Not sure. We just recorded a debut album for a very long time. A little tired. In addition, this club is a small playground. Continue reading
Do you scornfully call popular music the word “pop”? Really, you should not be so categorical. Not everything is bad, which is called the word “pop.” Especially if it is combined with the prefix “brit”.
Britpop is a variety of alternative rock that originated in the UK. It is characterized by melody, a catchy chorus – in the spirit of the famous The Beatles, just in a new round of development. The history of this movement began in the late 80s, when the British thoroughly tired of the fake, artificial pop. Young musicians realized that modern songs lacked sincerity, real feelings and decided that they had to “return to the origins” of English rock and roll – that is, to the good old music of the hip 60s. Listeners liked this idea. A real sensation was the emergence of groups such as Happy Mondays or The Stone Roses from Manchester, who played high-quality Continue reading