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Blur Vs. Oasis: A U.S. Perspective

Overview by 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 ...

Oasis live: Jones Beach, NY

Live Review by Edward Helmore, sonicnet.com, September 1996

Fresh from their MTV award performance, during which singer Liam Gallagher spat, swore and threw beer at the audience, Oasis came to this seaside stage ...

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Saint Etienne/Oasis: Birmingham Institute

Live Review by Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, December 1993

IF OASIS DIDN'T exist, no one would want to invent them. For a start, they look and sound like they're long overdue product from a ...

Creation Records: Creative Accounting

Interview by Max Bell, Vox, April 1994

Primal Scream, Jesus And Mary Chain, Boo Radleys... Creation has nurtured a family of provocative rock rebels. Alan McGee looks back on the first ten ...

Oasis: Everything Rock Delights In

Report and Interview by Jim Irvin, MOJO, August 1994

THE MARQUEE, about a month ago. the place is solid with grinning loons, many of whom hold should-know-better jobs in the music business. I'm here ...

Oasis: Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Beatles...

Interview by Cliff Jones, Face, The, August 1994

The next Pistols, the next Beatles, or just this month's Next Big Thing? Oasis are good enough to fight the hype – but the battling ...

Man City Slickers: Oasis: The Haçienda, Manchester

Live Review by John Robb, Vox, November 1994

Having stormed into the album chart at Number One, Oasis return to Manchester's Haçienda — giving their hometown its greatest night since the height of The ...

Oasis: Nine Months That Shook The World

Overview by Stuart Maconie, Q, November 1994

IT'S A terrible name. Terrible. It immediately and unjustly tags them as one of those risibly mediocre makeweights of the so-called 'baggy" explosion. It is ...

Oasis/Shed Seven/Elastica/Echobelly/Gene: EC Raiders

Report and Interview by Ted Kessler, New Musical Express, November 1994

Sacre bleurgh! Parisian hoteliers flee through the boulevards as la creme de Brit indie culture — i.e., OASIS, SHED SEVEN, ELASTICA, ECHOBELLY and GENE — ...

Oasis: Sheffield Arena, Sheffield

Live Review by David Bennun, Melody Maker, May 1995

JESUS pigf***ing c***bubble Christ on a three-way tandem, this is a great moment in life.   ...

The Marketing Of Britpop

Overview by Jon Savage, Artforum, October 1995

RECENTLY I returned from the US into a British news media dominated by a by-election in the North West of England. The point about the ...

Oasis

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, February 1996

"You wouldn’t believe the number of people who come to our front door," says Noel Gallagher with a grin full of rue and a wary ...

Oasis: C'mon America...Let's Ave Yer! Seven Mental Nights On The Oasis Tourbus

Report by Paolo Hewitt, Select, May 1996

WITHIN FIFTEEN MINUTES of their plane taking off for Kansas, Oasis have assumed battle positions. Liam Gallagher is in the toilet with a couple of ...

Oasis: They Thought It Was All Over

Report by Carol Clerk, Melody Maker, September 1996

THE ANNOUNCEMENT came on Friday, 24 hours of nail-biting drama. Oasis, after all, were not going to split. ...

No Way Sis: Faker Makers!

Report and Interview by Steven Wells, New Musical Express, December 1996

• Tipped for the Christmas Number One spot, besieged by groupies, plagued by demented fans — yup, Oasis copyists NO WAY SIS have made it ...

Oasis Talk!

Interview by Simon Witter, Unpublished interview for television, 1997

1) Brother Liam ...

Oasis: Definitely Maybe

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, 1997

WITH THE swaggering chords of the opening ‘Rock'N'Roll Star,’ Oasis announced that big, brash Brit rock was here to stay--at least for a few years. ...

“Of course, me and Liam had a row about it...”

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, September 1997

Seventy-two minutes. Twelve tracks. No co-credits. Noel Gallagher talks Phil Sutcliffe through Oasis's third magnum opus, Be Here Now. ...

“Piece of piss!”: The Oasis Diaries

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, September 1997

The drugs, the in-fighting, the secret weddings and, in the midst of it all, just the small matter of the most anticipated album of the ...

In The Studio With Oasis

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Q, September 1997

An interview with Oasis producer Owen Morris ...

Oasis: Be Here Now

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, September 1997

WHAT ARE Oasis for? They were Built To Be Big. Their Long-Awaited-All-Important-Third-Album, Be Here Now, is about as big as a rock record can get. ...

Oasis: Be Here Now

Review by Paul Lester, Uncut, September 1997

YOU'D THINK Oasis were at war. The sense of urgency is palpable. Be Here Now. It's all in the video to the single: Oasis, the ...

Oasis: live at Earls Court, London (27th September 1997)

Live Review by Will Self, Independent on Sunday, October 1997

IT WAS an emotional night for me – as it was for so many others. The minute that Liam Gallagher reached the centre of the ...

Oasis/The Verve: London, Earl's Court

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, November 1997

AS PAUL Du Noyer wrote recently, somewhere along the road to epoch-making Oasis "took it as their job to cheer the country up". To which ...

Oasis: Westpoint Arena, Exeter

Live Review by Terry Staunton, Uncut, November 1997

CERTAIN elements of the tabloid press can't be too happy. Whispers around the Street of Shame suggested that some hacks were being despatched to Devon ...

Oasis: Big Brother Is Watching You

Retrospective and Interview by Nick Kent, MOJO, December 1997

...but we are not allowed to watch back. Nick Kent tells the story of the TV documentary the band don't want you to see. ...

Oasis: Put It Next To The Other Three

Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Q, January 1998

What a shoddy old year it's been for Oasis. Only six million copies of Be Here Now shifted. Only voted The Best Act In The ...

Oasis: I Am Disturbance

Interview by Max Bell, GQ, February 1998

And so's my brother... but not for long. After four years of tours, scraps, hits and hedonism, Liam and Noel Gallagher are settling down, buying ...

Eyewitness December 1993: Oasis Support The Verve

Retrospective and Interview by Johnny Black, Q, July 1998

Freshly signed to Creation, Oasis venture out on UK tour earning £50 a night supporting The Verve – known at the time as just plain ...

Oasis: Standing on the Shoulder of Giants (Big Brother) **

Review by Tom Cox, Guardian, The, February 2000

FOR HAS-BEENS APPARENT, Oasis still possess remarkable powers of intimidation, but in the build-up to Standing on the Shoulder of Giants they've cunningly switched tactics. ...

New Oasis, No Danger

Profile and Interview by Paul Lester, Daily Telegraph, February 2000

"I'M NOT INTO CHAOS," says Noel Gallagher, who along with his brother Liam has always appeared to be one of the last true standard bearers ...

Oasis: Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants

Review by David Stubbs, Uncut, March 2000

Change of producer and change of mood for long-awaited fourth album ...

Oasis: Titanic!

Interview by Paul Lester, Uncut, March 2000

OASIS, if you hadn't noticed, have just resurfaced. But will they sink or swim? After the druggy excesses of Be Here Now, following the departure ...

Liam Gallagher

Interview by Carol Clerk, Uncut, April 2000

THE LOCATION IS LONDON'S flashy Landmark Hotel, a place where palm trees loom over drinkers in the lobby and there's a better class of toiletry ...

Oasis: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, October 2000

MY GOD, they plod. The paucity of ideas would be staggering, were it not so dull. ...

Oasis: Familiar To Millions (Big Brother)

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, December 2000

Wembley Stadium, July 21, complete concert, two CDs, unvarnished, rather magnificent. Oasis’s "topsy-turvy-fuckin’-weird year" closes defiantly. ...

Various Artists: Creation Records - International Guardians Of Rock'n'roll 1983-1999

Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, December 2000

Best of the late, legendary indie label ...

Liam Gallagher: Mad for it

Interview by Ted Kessler, Observer, The, June 2002

Liam Gallagher has it all: the looks, the voice, the blondes, the tabloid headlines. So why is the new album his last chance of rock ...

Oasis: Heathen Chemistry

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Q, Summer 2002

SINCE IT WAS to l’il old me that a strangely sober Liam Gallagher first whispered the title of the fifth Oasis album – yes, folks, ...

Britpop: And The Beat Goes Off

Retrospective by Philip Norman, Sunday Times, February 2003

Britpop recalled the halcyon days of the Beatles and the Stones – but the party didn't last ...

Live Forever

Film/DVD/TV Review by David Stubbs, Guardian, The, March 2003

THERE ARE MANY reasons to see Live Forever, the new documentary about the 1990s Britpop years. Mostly they involve Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn being ...

Oasis: Hampden Park, Glasgow

Live Review by Pete Paphides, Times, The, July 2005

THESE DAYS, the Zeitgeist might prefer to be seen on the town with the likes of Coldplay – but for a band shadowed by past ...

Oasis: "The plan was always to become the biggest band in the world"

Interview by James Brown, Uncut, November 2006

Next month, Oasis unleash their first greatest hits compilation. In this exclusive interview, Noel and Liam tell the true stories of the songs that shaped ...

Noel Gallagher of Oasis

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, January 2007

OASIS MAJORDOMO Noel Gallagher is turning back the clock. Not just because he’s staring at the specter of turning 40, but because he and his ...

Look Back In Anger: Britpop

Retrospective by Jude Rogers, New Statesman, August 2009

Fifteen years ago, a teenage Jude Rogers was enchanted by a new pop sound and a new politics, both of which promised to change the ...

Oasis: Don't Look Back In Anger

Comment by Nick Hasted, Independent, The, September 2009

Noel Gallagher's decision to quit Oasis is years overdue, says Nick Hasted. The band were no longer relevant. And yet there is much to celebrate ...

Writing To Reach You

Overview by Graeme Thomson, Word, The, March 2012

Because sometimes the only way musicians can actually talk to each other is by writing songs ...

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