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Blur Vs. Oasis: A U.S. Perspective

Simon Reynolds, New York Times, The, September 1995

RIGHT NOW, the British music scene is convulsed with patriotic fervor. For the first time in over a decade, young British guitar bands are penetrating the Top 10 of the Singles Chart, barging aside faceless Euro-dance acts and routing the American grunge invaders.

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