According to their official website, ‘Blur will receive the Outstanding Contribution to Music award at the 2012 BRIT Awards on 21st February 2012, 21 years since the release of debut album Leisure.’
Now, whilst it’s easy to go on about how what a load of shite the BRIT awards are, at the same time, it does seem right that they are getting recognition of this level – in terms of: a band who have been responsible for some awesome music over the last twenty years.
It’s all the more ironic, then, that at the end of 1992, music press and their record label alike thought that their career was over.
Today’s Christmas song comes from a special track recorded for a gig at this point – read all about it here
Blur -‘Wassailing Song.’ mp3