Music is something that should speak for itself, straight from the heart. It took me a long time to understand that.
I was going through a break up. I was depressed... I really did need to do something. Recording an album was a great escape. I don't know what would have happened if I wouldn't have started to work.
I was naive enough to believe it would be enough to replace the government. Well, I made fun of the people in the government and then realized that even if we got rid of them, they were replaced by exactly the same guys.
We already left Britpop behind with our last album [Blur, 1997, a UK number one album]. It's just more obvious on this album.
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