Monday, 21 September 2015

Londonmusica - Songs About London

Parklife by Blur released 22 August 1994
Along with the movie blogs on Londonphilia I will be posting weekly videos about London. With Blur being my favorite band, of course I had to start with one of their many songs about London. The songs was inspired by Hyde Park as Damon said at Blur's 2009 Hyde Park show; "I came up with the idea for this song in this park. I was living on Kensington Church Street, and I used to come into the park at the other end, and I used to, you know, watch people, and pigeons...", enter Phil Daniels.
The video was directed by Pedro Romhanyi and filmed on the Greenwich Peninsula.
It won Best British Single and Best Video at the 1995 Brit Awards.

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