Anglo For Your Ear: Blur’s “The Universal”

All this talk about Damon Albarn and monkey operas has gotten me on a Blur kick today. This video features an eyeliner-wearing Albarn in a Clockwork Orange-like scene of decadence.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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