Bit of a Blur (READ)


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    Alex James Ú 1 CHARACTERS READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ RALPHLAUREN-DRESSES.US Ú Alex James Bit of a Blur (READ) Bit of a bore Alex tells us that he drank a lot took drugs although is of course too coy to mention them in any detail and had lots of sex served up to him on a plate with buttered soldiers So far no surprises and nothing

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    Alex James Ú 1 CHARACTERS READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ RALPHLAUREN-DRESSES.US Ú Alex James READ & DOWNLOAD Bit of a Blur SoMuchFunI can't remember when a book last left me with such a sense of undiluted joy Alex James is clearly one of those people who is extroverted optimistic spontaneous and naturally lucky and the tone of the book is infectious He has enthusiasm and curiosity about pretty much everywhere he goes and everything he does whilst seeing his 1990s excesses through older wiser eyes it's lovely to find such positivity combined

  3. says: Alex James Ú 1 CHARACTERS READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ RALPHLAUREN-DRESSES.US Ú Alex James Bit of a Blur (READ)

    READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ RALPHLAUREN-DRESSES.US Ú Alex James Alex James Ú 1 CHARACTERS READ & DOWNLOAD Bit of a Blur Alex James reckons bass players in bands are cool most of the bass players I've ever even noticed on stage have hidden behind everyone else Although Alex James seemingly set out to be the coolest bass player roc

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    Bit of a Blur (READ) The fact is I liked Blur a lot before I read this book The problem isn't so much that it is badly written it's not it is about how it made me feel as a reader We usually read these type of books to gain an insight into the artist not to have o

  5. says: Bit of a Blur (READ) READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ RALPHLAUREN-DRESSES.US Ú Alex James READ & DOWNLOAD Bit of a Blur

    Bit of a Blur (READ) Efternin drinkin it does ye in but ye cannae fuckin beat it Francis Begbie in Porno by Irvine WelshEfternin drinkin as it happens is the reason I bought this book see previous review And the principal reason my memory of the first few chapters is a wee bit hazy I have the feeling a young Alex James would have approved thoughI went to university with the express purpose of meeting a boy who looked like Alex James floppy dark fringe cheekbon

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    Bit of a Blur (READ) This book is essentially the non fiction memoir of Alex James the bassist from Blur and so as such it takes us behind the scenes of

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    Bit of a Blur (READ) Disappointingly pedestrian unilluminating predictable annoying and just plain disappointingThis is the well trod trajectory of an art school student aspiring then hugely successful musician who looses his way in the usual pit of ultimately miserable bacchanalian excess and guess what? Material wealth possessions celebrator

  8. says: Bit of a Blur (READ) READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ RALPHLAUREN-DRESSES.US Ú Alex James

    READ & DOWNLOAD Bit of a Blur READ & DOWNLOAD ✓ RALPHLAUREN-DRESSES.US Ú Alex James Alex James Ú 1 CHARACTERS I have had this book in my pile for uite some time and decided to pull it out on a recent long flightThough it started cute and insouciant I found Alex soon grew tiresome I guess that is what happens when you are the bon

  9. says: Bit of a Blur (READ) Alex James Ú 1 CHARACTERS

    Bit of a Blur (READ) READ & DOWNLOAD Bit of a Blur something i started reading due to being a fan of blur resulted in surprising and amusing me to no end a very pleasurable read james' voice is light amusing incredibly likeable and informative the author doesn't write only about pop culture and rock'n roll bands but about other subjects that he finds just as interesting and ones

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    Bit of a Blur (READ) This was actually a lot nicer than expected mainly because I didn't know Alex James is such a good writer I would

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READ & DOWNLOAD Bit of a Blur Alex James Ú 1 CHARACTERS CHARACTERS º Bit of a Blur From a slug infested flat in Camberwell to a world of screaming fans and private jets and his eventual search to find meaning and happiness and perhaps most importantly the perfect cheese in an increasingly surreal world. Disappointingly pedestrian unilluminating predictable annoying and just plain disappointingThis is the well trod trajectory of an art school student aspiring then hugely successful musician who looses his way in the usual pit of ultimately miserable bacchanalian excess and guess what Material wealth possessions celebratory status success and adulation didn t lead to happiness who d have thoughtWhilst clearly that does seem to have been the life of Alex James what is disappointing here is not that he lead that life but that this book tells us nothing new there are no insights and neither is it told in any kind of interesting amusing or even stylish way Sorry Alex probably better stick to bass playing and cheese making Revolutionary path guess what Material wealth possessions celebratory status success and adulation didn t lead to happiness who d have thoughtWhilst clearly that does seem to have been the life of Alex James what is disappointing here is not that he lead that life but that this book tells us nothing new there are no insights and neither is it told in any kind of interesting amusing or even stylish way Sorry Alex probably better stick to bass playing and cheese making

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READ & DOWNLOAD Bit of a Blur Alex James Ú 1 CHARACTERS CHARACTERS º Bit of a Blur I was the Fool king of Soho and the number one slag in the Groucho Club the second drunkest member of the world's drunkest band This was no disaster though It was a dream coming true'For Alex James music had always been. Bit of a bore Alex tells us that he drank a lot took drugs although is of course too coy to mention them in any detail and had lots of sex served up to him on a plate with buttered soldiers So far no surprises and nothing particularly interesting or remarkable about this However end of story Alex doesn t really think about his what happened or analyse it or make any of it at all interesting Apart from the time when he drunkenly urinated on his girlfriend s head from a top floor window Admittedly Alex was always The Shallow One out of Blur so with hindsight I shouldn t expect anything particularly insightful from his autobiography He seems to think that his vintage champagne habit and that he now makes his own cheddar is fascinating enough in itself However what I object to most of all though is that despite this Alex self styled wit flaneur bon viveur and decadent etc etc would clearly love to be viewed as some sort of modern day Oscar Wilde However he lacks the crucial prereuisite for this which is having wit In fact I think Alex has done a pretty good job of making the story of an adult life with no doubt many varied experiences emotions and even anecdotes fairly predicatable and unexciting Which is uite an achievement really Although Alex likes us to think he could have gone to Oxbridge all of his supposedly wise and witty trusims There are few sounds objectionable than a young boy learning to play the fiddle simply sound pretentious and flat Unfortunately in this instance I really did judge a book by its cover and the old adage is right Julian Opie s portrait is the only interesting thing about this book Boo to you Alex James Non luogo a procedere girlfriend s head from a top floor window Admittedly Alex was always The Shallow One out of Blur so with hindsight I shouldn t expect anything particularly insightful from his autobiography He seems to think that his vintage champagne habit and that he now makes his own cheddar is fascinating enough in itself However what I object to most of all though is that despite this Alex self styled wit flaneur bon viveur and decadent etc etc would clearly love to be viewed as some sort of modern day Oscar Wilde However he lacks the crucial prereuisite for this which is having wit In fact I think Alex has done a pretty Ainsi se tut Zarathoustra good job of making the story of an adult life with no doubt many varied experiences emotions and even anecdotes fairly predicatable and unexciting Which is uite an achievement really Although Alex likes us to think he could have Awakening gone to Oxbridge all of his supposedly wise and witty trusims There are few sounds objectionable than a young boy learning to play the fiddle simply sound pretentious and flat Unfortunately in this instance I really did judge a book by its cover and the old adage is right Julian Opie s portrait is the only interesting thing about this book Boo to you Alex James

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READ & DOWNLOAD Bit of a Blur Alex James Ú 1 CHARACTERS CHARACTERS º Bit of a Blur A door to a eventful life But as bass player of Blur one of the most successful British bands of all time his journey was exciting and extreme than he could ever have predicted In Bit of a Blur he chronicles his journey. The fact is I liked Blur a lot before I read this book The problem isn t so much that it is badly written it s not it is about how it made me feel as a reader We usually read these type of books to gain an insight into the artist not to have our faces rubbed in their wealth Alex James chooses to largely gloss over the Blur stuff I ve often suspected the band was driven by Albarn and Coxon anyway and instead continually boasts about the life of luxury that he has led Popular musicians can also become very wealthy I get that and I love a rock and roll excess story as much as the next guy but in this case it is page after page of namedropping of famous friends exclusive clubs for the wealthy luxury hotels even a toe curling section on his love and knowledge of vintage champagne spoiler alert most people reading this book could never afford it the buying of aeroplanes and so on and so on It can become irksome and worse still for the reader boring My hope now is that as my memory of the book fades my love of Blur will gradually return as I put my faith in the other three who haven t written books yet Non luogo a procedere gain an insight into the artist not to have our faces rubbed in their wealth Alex James chooses to largely Ainsi se tut Zarathoustra gloss over the Blur stuff I ve often suspected the band was driven by Albarn and Coxon anyway and instead continually boasts about the life of luxury that he has led Popular musicians can also become very wealthy I Awakening get that and I love a rock and roll excess story as much as the next Call Me By Your Name guy but in this case it is page after page of namedropping of famous friends exclusive clubs for the wealthy luxury hotels even a toe curling section on his love and knowledge of vintage champagne spoiler alert most people reading this book could never afford it the buying of aeroplanes and so on and so on It can become irksome and worse still for the reader boring My hope now is that as my memory of the book fades my love of Blur will The Mark of Athena gradually return as I put my faith in the other three who haven t written books yet

  • Paperback
  • 274
  • Bit of a Blur
  • Alex James
  • English
  • 05 June 2020
  • 9780349119939