Coffee & TV

Coffee & TV (Blur)

  • 18 Aug 13:38
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"Coffee & TV" is a song by the British alternative rock band Blur. The verses are sung by the band's guitarist, Graham Coxon, who also wrote the lyrics. The music is credited to Damon Albarn, who also sings the chorus. The song appears on the band's sixth studio album, 13, released in 1999; and was also released as the second single from the album in the same year. Despite reaching only #11 in the UK singles chart, the song became one of Blur's most popular radio hits. Blur manager Chris Morrison believed that it was deprived of a top 10 place after it was confirmed that some sales figures weren't recorded. Its musical style is an anomaly in comparison with the rest of 13, and is similar to Blur's earlier, Britpop days, despite featuring heavy guitar distortion and feedback during the instrumental break, major characteristics of 13.

The single edit of the song also appeared on Blur's Best Of compilation, released in 2000. In addition, it was featured on the Cruel Intentions soundtrack.

The edit of the singles cuts off the instrumental part after the fade out and runs about 40 seconds shorter than the album version.

The music video for Coffee & TV was directed by Hammer & Tongs. It...

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