Britpop Fans Might Want to Buy This House

All good Blur fans know that the the song “Country House” was written about a real estate purchase by Dave Balfe, the head of Food Records, the indie label that signed the band. When Dave sold Food to EMI, he took the money and bought a nice pile in the countryside.

That house in Bedfordshire with its nine bedrooms and croquet lawn is now up for same for £2 million.

Dave Balfe Country House copy


If you’re interested in owning a house Britpop built, go here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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