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Oasis: Be Here Now (Deluxe Edtion) (Big Brother)

Jamie Atkins, Record Collector, November 2016

FACE IT, IF YOU had gone from playing the toilet circuit to two nights at Knebworth in a couple of years, there's every chance your judgement may have become a little skewed. Noel Gallagher and co-producer Owen Morris' instinct in following the massive-selling, closing-time anthems of (What's The Story) Morning Glory was to go BIG. We're talking seven-minute songs the norm, walls of white powder-inspired guitar and artwork featuring a submerged Rolls Royce. That big.

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