"M.O.R." as written by and Damon/james Albarn....
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    General Commentthe song is called .M.iddle .O.f the .R.oad

    so its obviously about the concept, as applied to the music industy.

    Under the pressure
    Gone middle of the road

    i think these lines represent wat band such as blur 'could' do, or band that 'have' done.
    not selling out as such, but making thier music available so that it doesnt go in or out of fashion.

    however, this song can also be about relationships.

    i think its both.
    fiascodagamaon August 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's about deciding to make 'middle of the road' and non-threatening music in order to get lots of money (ironic, since this album was Blur's most strange and non-middle-of-the-road album they'd released at the time).

    "fall out of fashion, fall back again"- sarcastically saying that being bland will never go out of fashion

    "i'm a boy and you're a girl"- referencing cliche'd love song lyrics
    Crane42on March 24, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about the music industry. pure and simple.
    Azraeldrahon July 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti disagree. i just think it's about friendship. notice the lines "we stick together cause it never ends." "cause that's entertainment, that's the sound of the wheel that rolls on forever, you know how good it feels."
    pumkinhedon February 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt's about both those thing, it's about sticking with blur as mates throughout the highs and lows of the music industry. Wish Graham would listen to this...
    teapoton December 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is obviously about Justine Frischmann and Damon. They alwAYS had problems about the fact that they were apart the most of the time, so they had to work it out. Be aware of the line I'm a boy and you're a girl
    rudion August 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDavid Bowie actually has half of the rights to this song. The chorus is almost exaclty identical to his song "Boys Keep Swinging."
    Masked Mouseon January 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentits "watching free episodes" not "123 episodes"
    gorillaz4evaon December 19, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIts about reaching middle age.
    TimmyGCon April 08, 2011   Link

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