13 is the sixth studio album by English alternative rock band Blur, released on 15 March 1999. Jettisoning the Britpop sound of Blur's early career, 13 explores experimental, psychedelic and electronic music. Recording took place from June to October 1998 in London and Reykjavík. The album marks a departure of the band's longtime producer, Stephen Street, with his role being filled by William Orbit.
13 is the sixth studio album by English alternative rock band Blur, released on 15 March 1999. 13 was released on 15 March 1999 and entered the UK Albums Chart at number one, making it Blur's fourth consecutive studio album to reach the top spot. The album was later certified Platinum. 13 also reached number one in Norway and charted within the top 20 in many other countries.
Photography By – Blur. Producer, Engineer – William Orbit (tracks: 1 to 8, 10 to 13). Programmed By – Damian LeGassick, Sean Spuehler. Songwriter – Albarn (tracks: 2, 4 to 13). Notes.
Blur "13" (1999) album.
Album Name 13. Type Album. Released date 15 March 1999. Members owning this album17. 3. Coffee & TV. 4. Swamp Song.
13 also marks the first time in Blur’s career that they deliberately decided against having Stephen Street as a producer, as the band, and Albarn in particular, wanted to pursue a different sound that would be unlike anything they had done before. They instead used William Orbit, whose remix of Movin' On had impressed the band. Like its predecessors, the album was a huge commercial hit, being their fourth consecutive UK album and spawning three top 20 singles
13 is the sixth album by English alternative rock band Blur, released in March 1999. The album reached number one in the UK Albums Chart and number 80 in the US Billboard 200. 13 spawned three hit singles: Tender, Coffee & TV and No Distance Left to Run. Recording history: 13 sees the band moving further away from their Britpop past into more cerebral and denser musical territory. Jettisoning the Britpop sound of Blur’s early career, 13 explores experimental, psychedelic and electronic music. The album marks a departure of the band’s longtime producer, Stephen Street, with his role being filled by William Orbit. Relationships between the band members were reported to be strained, with members frequently missing from the sessions.