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->''All the people,\\

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->''All ->''"All the people,\\



Know what I mean?''
-->"Parklife"

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Know what I mean?''
-->"Parklife"
mean?"''
-->-- "'''Parklife'''"

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* MusicalSquares: ''The Best Of'', their GreatestHitsAlbum. Damon Albarn in his pre-Music/{{Gorillaz}} days takes the bottom left square.


** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2NorSMvNzA Alex's Song]]" from the same album's B-sides also suffers from this, due to Alex James {{Corpsing}} heavily against the heavy voice distortion. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9g7zM_HSIc The demo]] has some extra content compared to the "finished" song. It seems Alex James tends to get the short end of the stick when it comes to his songs...

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** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2NorSMvNzA Alex's Song]]" from the same album's B-sides also suffers from this, due to Alex James {{Corpsing}} heavily against the heavy voice distortion.pitch distortion and eventually giving in and dropping out of the mic to laugh. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9g7zM_HSIc The demo]] has some extra content compared to the "finished" song. It seems Alex James tends to get the short end of the stick when it comes to his songs...

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** "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2NorSMvNzA Alex's Song]]" from the same album's B-sides also suffers from this, due to Alex James {{Corpsing}} heavily against the heavy voice distortion. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9g7zM_HSIc The demo]] has some extra content compared to the "finished" song. It seems Alex James tends to get the short end of the stick when it comes to his songs...


* CarefulWithThatAxe: This bit in "Me, White Noise", complete with sudden heavy vocal distortion.

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* CarefulWithThatAxe: Albarn delves into this in specific tracks:
** The last words in "Swamp Song":
--> ''STICK IT IN MY VEINS''!
** A sudden one when "Crazy Beat" enters its last third:
--> BREAK OUT! ''IT'S A BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE- *voice crackles in deliberate distortion*- EEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT''
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This bit in "Me, White Noise", complete with sudden heavy vocal distortion.



--> It's me, white noise. ME WHITE NOISE ME WHITE NOISE ME WHITE NOISE ME WHITE NOISE, UNDERSTAND!?

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--> It's me, white noise. [[BrokenRecord ME WHITE NOISE ME WHITE NOISE ME WHITE NOISE ME WHITE NOISE, NOISE]], UNDERSTAND!?

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* ObviousBeta: A rare music example in ''Parklife'''s "Far Out". Compare [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTd5j6S337s the song that ended in the album]] against [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9UYA2EY2DQ its demo]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUWEzsKqPJE a remix that completes the album song]]. Chances are that you will prefer either the demo or the remix over the final track due to how they basically ''chopped half the song'' on its way to the album.


* EarRape: "She's So High" at its Seymour demo. The song was ''really beta'' by then and it's very clear it was made on some garage. What qualifies that demo into this trope, however, is that near the end of the ''eleven-minute repetition'', Albarn starts screaming at the microfone and it ''audibly distorts every time he raises his voice''. Yeah, we are indeed glad they reworked the song enough to become good material in ''Leisure''.

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* EarRape: "She's So High" at its Seymour demo. The song was ''really beta'' by then and it's very clear it was made on some garage. What qualifies that demo into this trope, however, is that near the end of the ''eleven-minute repetition'', Albarn starts screaming at the microfone and it ''audibly ''[[HellIsThatNoise audibly distorts every time he raises his voice''.voice]]''. Yeah, we are indeed glad they reworked the song enough to become good material in ''Leisure''.

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* EarRape: "She's So High" at its Seymour demo. The song was ''really beta'' by then and it's very clear it was made on some garage. What qualifies that demo into this trope, however, is that near the end of the ''eleven-minute repetition'', Albarn starts screaming at the microfone and it ''audibly distorts every time he raises his voice''. Yeah, we are indeed glad they reworked the song enough to become good material in ''Leisure''.


They achieved great success with ''Parklife'' a few years later, then switched to noisy, [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly experimental]] AlternativeRock for the next couple of albums until eventually dissolving after ''[[TheBandMinusTheFace Think Tank]]'' sometime around 2004. The original lineup, with Graham Coxon in tow, reunited in 2009 to much anticipation and released a new song, "Fool's Day" in the Spring of 2010. The band released two more new songs - "Under the Westway" and "The Puritan" - in July 2012 and performed at an Olympics closing ceremony concert in Hyde Park in August along-side Music/NewOrder, Music/TheSpecials and Bombay Bicycle Club. After a bit of a TroubledProduction, they released their first album in 12 years, ''The Magic Whip'' on April 27, 2015.

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They achieved great success with ''Parklife'' ''{{Music/Parklife}}'' a few years later, then switched to noisy, [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly experimental]] AlternativeRock for the next couple of albums until eventually dissolving after ''[[TheBandMinusTheFace Think Tank]]'' sometime around 2004. The original lineup, with Graham Coxon in tow, reunited in 2009 to much anticipation and released a new song, "Fool's Day" in the Spring of 2010. The band released two more new songs - "Under the Westway" and "The Puritan" - in July 2012 and performed at an Olympics closing ceremony concert in Hyde Park in August along-side Music/NewOrder, Music/TheSpecials and Bombay Bicycle Club. After a bit of a TroubledProduction, they released their first album in 12 years, ''The Magic Whip'' on April 27, 2015.



* ''Parklife'' (1994)

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* ''Parklife'' ''{{Music/Parklife}}'' (1994)



* AlbumTitleDrop: ''Modern Life Is Rubbish'' in "For Tomorrow". ''Parklife'' in... well "Parklife".

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* AlbumTitleDrop: ''Modern Life Is Rubbish'' in "For Tomorrow". ''Parklife'' ''{{Music/Parklife}}'' in... well "Parklife".



* {{Britpop}}: Well, ''duh''. Their albums ''Modern Life Is Rubbish'', ''Parklife'' and ''The Great Escape'' form a loose Britpop trilogy about the lives of the Working, Middle, and Upper classes in Britain, respectively.

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* {{Britpop}}: Well, ''duh''. Their albums ''Modern Life Is Rubbish'', ''Parklife'' ''{{Music/Parklife}}'' and ''The Great Escape'' form a loose Britpop trilogy about the lives of the Working, Middle, and Upper classes in Britain, respectively.



* ConceptAlbum: ''Modern Life Is Rubbish'', ''Parklife'', and ''The Great Escape'' form a loose trilogy about the lives of the Working, Middle, and Upper classes in Britain, respectively. ''Blur'' is an album largely about problems in Damon and his girlfriend Justine's relationship; ''13'' is about their subsequent breakup. Also ''Think Tank'' is a very loose concept album revolving around war and love.

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* ConceptAlbum: ''Modern Life Is Rubbish'', ''Parklife'', ''{{Music/Parklife}}'', and ''The Great Escape'' form a loose trilogy about the lives of the Working, Middle, and Upper classes in Britain, respectively. ''Blur'' is an album largely about problems in Damon and his girlfriend Justine's relationship; ''13'' is about their subsequent breakup. Also ''Think Tank'' is a very loose concept album revolving around war and love.

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* WordSaladLyrics: "People In Europe", in ''multiple languages''.

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** "Clover Over Dover", a seemingly cheery tune on a song about suicide. Even more on its demo.


* CreatorBreakdown: "No Distance Left to Run", the BreakupSong about the end of Albarn's relationship with Justine Frischmann. He actually ''hates'' the song, as he forced himself to accept the end of his relationship in order to make it.
-->'''Damon Albarn:''' "It upsets me, that song. It upset me singing it. [[RuleOfThree Doing that vocal upset me greatly]]. To sing that lyric I really had to accept that it was the end of something in my life. It's amazing when you do have the guts to do that with your work, because it don't half help you."

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* CreatorBreakdown: "No Distance Left to Run", the BreakupSong about the end of Albarn's relationship with Justine Frischmann. He actually ''hates'' the song, as he forced himself to accept the end of his relationship in order to make it.
-->'''Damon Albarn:''' "It upsets me, that song. It upset me singing it. [[RuleOfThree Doing that vocal upset me greatly]]. To sing that lyric I really had to accept that it was the end of something in my life. It's amazing when you do have the guts to do that with your work, because it don't half help you."


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-->''We drink together''

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