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Blur: Blurred Vision

Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, 10 November 1994

They are the names on everyone's lips, the pop heroes from Essex. Blur are being mentioned in the same breath as The Beatles, and yesterday their hugely successful Parklife was voted best album of the year. But less than nine months ago, the boys were on their way out. A taste of early fame had gone to their heads and their star was fading in a haze of booze. So what happened? Caroline Sullivan reports on a pop phenomenon

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