Blur release their third album : ‘Parklife’ featuring ‘Girls & Boys’ (1994)

Blur’s ‘Parklife’ feat. ‘Girls & Boys’ is their third studio album released on April 25, 1994 by Food Records.

Track Listing : 1.Girls & Boys (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 04:50 . 2.Tracy Jacks (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 04:20 . 3.End Of A Century (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 02:46 . 4.Parklife (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 03:05 . 5.Bank Holiday (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 01:42 . 6.Badhead (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 03:25 . 7.The Debt Collector (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 02:10 . 8.Far Out (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 01:41 . 9.To The End (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 04:05 . 10.London Loves (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 04:15 . 11.Trouble In The Message Centre (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 04:09 . 12.Clover Over Dover (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 03:22 . 13.Magic America (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 03:38 . 14.Jubilee (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 02:47 . 15.This Is A Low (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 05:07 . 16.Lot 105 (Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 01:17

Musicians : Blur – Band . Damon Albarn – Vocals, Keyboards, Hammond Organ, Moog Synthesizer, Machine Strings, Harpsichord On (12), Melodica, Vibraphone, Recorder, Programming . Graham Coxon – Guitars, Backing Vocals, Clarinet, Saxophone, Percussion . Alex James – Bass Guitar, Vocals On (8) . Dave Rowntree – Drums, Percussion, Programming . Stephen Street – Vintage Keys, Sound Effects, Programming . Lætitia Sadier – Vocals On (9) . Phil Daniels – Narration On (4) . Stephen Hague – Accordion . Chris Tombling – Strings . Audrey Riley – Strings . Leo Payne Mbe – Strings . Chris Pitsillides – Strings . Louisa Fuller – Violin . Rick Koster – Violin . Mark Pharoah – Violin . John Metcalfe – Viola . Ivan Mccready – Cello . Richard Edwards – Trombone . Roddy Lorimer – Flugelhorn, Trombone . Tim Sanders – Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax . Simon Clarke – Baritone Sax, Alto Sax, Flute

Production : Produced By Stephen Street, Stephen Hague, John Smith, Blur . Stephen Hague – Engineer . John Smith – Engineer

Arrangements : John Metcalfe

Package : Brunskill – Photography . Bob Thomas – Photography

Recorded August 1993 – January 1994 At Maison Rouge, Fulham; Rak Studios, St. John’S Wood, London.

Released On April 25, 1994 By Food Records.

Video Director(s) : Kevin Godley for “Girls & Boys” . David Mould for “To the End” . Pedro Romhanyi for “Parklife

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Billboard
Blur’s ‘Parklife’ at 20: Classic Track-by-Track Album Review Or maybe it was bad timing, as mastermind Damon Albarn and his nasally British voice proved plenty palatable in the decade that followed, as he achieved massive stateside success with Gorillaz. […]

BBC
Regardless of what it all became, we still have this exemplary record. Even the album’s nonsense (“The Debt Collector”, or James’ Syd Barrett tribute, “Far Out”) serves to bolster the flow. […]

Rolling Stone
With one of this year’s best albums, they realize their cheeky ambition: to reassert all the style and wit, boy bonding and stardom aspiration that originally made British rock so dazzling. […]

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