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Eyewitness December 1993: Oasis Support The Verve

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 Verve. Terrifying delicate St Etienne fans, The Verve are "brilliant" while a geezerish Oasis elicit little more than polite applause.

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