It was Album) on 30 Julycommemorating the 21st anniversary of the release of Leisurethe band's first album. The release took place before the band's performance at Hyde Park as part of the Summer Olympics closing ceremony.
One version of the box-set consists of eighteen CDs, three DVDs, one vinyl 7" record of the early Seymour track "Superman" and a hardcover book acting as a complete biography of the band. The CDs contain all seven Blur albums, with the first five remastered, with each album receiving a new second disc of B-side material; as well as four 'rarities' discs containing mostly previously unreleased material. It is the band's most retrospective release. Another boxset, Blur 21 Vinyl Editionwas released at the same time, featuring the band's seven studio albums on heavyweight vinyl, each of the LPs repackaged as a double album except for Leisurea single album.
The vinyl edition does not, however, include any previously unreleased material. Yet some previously released songs by the band have not been listed as featuring on the box set, such as "Colours," a Think Tank outtake released as a fan club single in Likewise, some unreleased songs are not featured on the box set, like "Death Metal," a jam session from the 13 sessions inand "For Old Time's Sake," recorded in for The Sunday Sunday Popular Community Song Albumbut left off the EP, due to it possibly being deleted or lost.
Rarities 4one of the bonus albums in the box set, features an early mix of "Under the Westway" with some differences between it and the single version. They also neglected to include instrumental versions of "Under the Westway" and "The Puritan", which were available on the CD when the single was released. The box set also includes a special code to download all the music content as MP3, along with all the Blurb magazine issues and extra content with audio commentary and unreleased footage per album.
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