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The Universal – Blur

Blur and Oasis ruled Britain in the 90s — the rivalry was stuff of legend. But Albarn & Co. knew how to use video to best advantage. This extremely polished vision of the future borrows freely from A Clockwork Orange, but the premium here is on commercial co-optation of despair. This isn’t the raw hopeless dystopia of [Nirvana] — it’s the overproduced flash of an artist that would live on to create Gorillaz — one of the most successful commercial entities of the 00’s.

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