One of the first songs that introduced me to this group was the daring and summer themed song of "Girls and Boys". Like many others, I had also heard and enjoyed "Song 2" when it had came out in the 90's. Then I was interested in getting this collection when the lead singer Damon had went on to be the lead singer in the group Gorillaz (this is especially because I enjoyed the musical tracks from the Gorillaz of "Feel Good" and "Dare"). After listening to this cd you are going to get a positive sense of why Damon Albarn was selected to be the frontman for both the Gorillaz and Blur. Damon has a very strong and good singing voice in many of the songs. Like the Gorillaz, the music used in the Blur songs is very unique and energetic. There is the very folksy but relaxing "Coffee and Tv" track on this cd, and then there are the upbeat and fun musical numbers of "Country House", "Song 2", and "Tender'. "Coffe and Tv" seems to be about getting away from it all and starting over a new life. "Song 2" seems to be about letting go, but being kind of relaxed about it. "Tender" is a song about wanting to experience the strong emotion of love. I really enjoyed "Beetlebum" and "Parklife" as well. "Beetlebum" is a very catchy song about how healing someone can be to someone else with their "sensual" and "erotic" skills. "Parklife" is a musical track about taking it easy during the day and starting the day on their own terms. This greatest hits compilation is so good that I would definitely consider purchasing any future music from Blur when they release their new album (it is had been reported through the online Sun newspaper that they may do this). My overall favorite song in this collection is "Girls and Boys", which is a great fun type pop song that makes a positive statement of only sharing yourself with someone where there is a mutual attraction. A person is most likely to enjoy this greatest hits collection by Blur if:
there is an interest in any songs from the Gorillaz and/or Blur,
they enjoy the singing voice of Damon Albarn.