They are bitter rivals with Oasis. Both groups are huge in England, but had far less success in the US.
They were known as Seymour, but their record company refused to sign them until they changed it. They picked Blur from a list of names the record company gave them.
Blur contributed to a genre of English music called "Britpop," which was popular in the early '90s. Many of these bands were one-hit-wonders, like EMF and Jesus Jones.
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