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Blur: You Can Call Me Alex

Sylvia Patterson, New Musical Express, 23 December 1995

Ding dong, let's get merry and high! Ever imagined what it'd be like being a pop star? Going craaazy party bonkers every night, nobbing with the rich and infamous, hangin' out in exclusive drinking dens suppin' Bolly and generally doing whatever takes your fantasy. Ever wondered what it'd be like to live like ALEX JAMES of Blur? SYLVIA PATTERSON was prepared to find out, taking on the social blur armed with the obligatory ciggies, dosh, a cocktail glass and a packet of Kraft Dairylea — oooh what fun she had!

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