This article is about the band. For other meanings of "Blur" see Blur (disambiguation)
Blur are an English rock band founded in 1988 and still active.
The band members of Blur are:
- Damon Albarn as lead singer and keyboardist
- Graham Coxon as guitarist and singer
- Alex James as bassist
- Dave Rowntree as drummer
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Blur performed live together for the first time in summer 1989 and released their first album Leisure in 1991. Since then, Blur went on various tours and published five live albums and eight albums, the last one, The Magic Whip, in 2015.
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Blur published eight studio albums:
- → see also Discography#Studio albums
Further, some live concerts were published as an album:
- → see also Discography#Concert albums
Blur also published compilation albums containing songs already relesed before:
- → see also Discography#Compilation albums
The following video albums by and about Blur have been published:
- → see also Discography#Video albums
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Up to the end of 2015, Blur was nominated 81 times for an award and won 40 awards, among them five Brit awards (four of them in 1995 which is the highest number of categories of that award any artist has won in a single year), ten NME Awards and seven Q Awards. In 2016, Blur has again been nominated for a Brit Award in the category Best British Group, but lost against Coldplay.