Bit Of A Blur: The Autobiography

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Little, Brown Book Group, Sep 2, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages

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 a door to a more eventful life. But as bass player of Blur - one of the most successful British bands of all time - his journey was more exciting and extreme than he could ever have predicted. In Bit of a Blur he chronicles his journey 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.

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User Review  - BenDV - LibraryThing

I got this book because I thought it would give some interesting insight into one of my favourite bands. But no. Alex James spends very little time talking about Blur- in fact you might be surprised ... Read full review

BIT OF A BLUR: The Autobiography

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A breezy, boozy account of an explosive moment in pop music. London in the mid-1990s was an epicenter of the music and art worlds, verging on a major political shift. James, formerly the bassist in ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Alex James is the bass player with Blur. He is also a Visiting Scientist at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Europe's largest space research facility. He lives with his wife and children in the Cotswolds.

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