Modern Life Is Rubbish

Blur - Modern Life Is Rubbish
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1993 Ratings: #118 / 376
User Score
Based on 312 ratings
1993 Ratings: #46
Liked by 22 people
May 10, 1993 / Release Date
LP / Format
Food / Label
Blur, John Smith, Steve Lovell, Stephen Street / Producer
Britpop / Genres
blur.co.uk / Website
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
AllMusic
Even with its flaws, it's a record of considerable vision and excitement.
78
Pitchfork

Modern Life remains a finely observed, tartly disillusioned snapshot of post-Thatcher Britain, buoyed by exquisite pop hooks.

Bjartolini
78
BRI'ISH INNIT
MasterCrackfox
75
Modern Life is Rubbish does a strong job of building upon what was done previously on Leisure, but instead of remaining in the already tread upon alternative rock realm, Blur shifts their focus to a much hookier and admittedly fun direction.

Much of the shift actually comes from the vocal delivery from Damon Albarn, who pretty quickly utilizes a sillier but slick vocal style that brings a load of energy into these tracks. Where he may have sounded a little flat in terms of energy previously, ... read more
ZachLlor
90
Underrated af
AceSlayer
92
Blur wins the Britpop War and Battle against Oasis in my book.
Their Music has a more consistent case of quality than Oasis.
And It shows in albums like this, Parklife, Self-Titled, and 13
ARTPOP
80
For Tomorrow 8.9πŸ’š
Advert 9.3πŸ’š
Colin Zeal 8.7πŸ’š
Pressure On Jullian 7.1πŸ’š
Star Shaped 8.4πŸ’š
Blue Jeans 7.8πŸ’š
Chemical World 7.6πŸ’š
Sunday Sunday 8.1πŸ’š
Oily Water 7.0πŸ’š
Miss America 9.6πŸ’š
Vila Rosie 7.4πŸ’š
Coping 6.5πŸ’š
Turn It Up 7.5πŸ’š
Resigned 8.2πŸ’š

Nota Final:80πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š(Muito Bom)⭐
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Track List

  1. For Tomorrow 
  2. Advert 
  3. Colin Zeal 
  4. Pressure On Julian 
  5. Star Shaped 
  6. Blue Jeans 
  7. Chemical World 
  8. Intermission 
  9. Sunday Sunday 
  10. Oily Water 
  11. Miss America 
  12. Villa Rosie 
  13. Coping 
  14. Turn It Up 
  15. Pop Scene 
  16. Resigned 
  17. Commercial Break
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Added on: July 30, 2012