|Double vinyl LP pressing. Blur: The Best Of is a greatest hits compilation album by English Britpop band Blur, first released in late 2000. The album received a positive critical response. Of the reviews collected from notable publications by popular review aggregator website Metacritic. A proposed title for the album was Best Blur Album in the World Ever, in reference to the compilation album series The Best... Album in the World... Ever! (which often contained songs by Blur). Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988. The group consists of singer/keyboardist Damon Albarn, guitarist/singer Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree.