Oasis

29 Aug 1994, Oasis released their debut album Definitely Maybe which went on to spend 177 weeks on the UK chart. It also became the fastest selling debut album of all time in the UK and the album went on to sell over eight million copies worldwide. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/oasis-definitely-maybe/ Oasis – Definitely Maybe | This Day […]

21 Aug 1997, Oasis’ third album ‘Be Here Now’, became one of the fastest selling albums ever, shifting over 350,000 units on the first day of release. The cover image for Be Here Now was shot at Stocks House in Hertfordshire, the former home of Victor Lownes, the head of the Playboy Clubs in the […]

24 April 1995, Oasis released ‘Some Might Say’ which went on to give the band their first UK No.1 single. The planned promo video for the song was cancelled due to Liam not turning up for the shoot. Instead, a makeshift video was created using footage from the ‘Cigarettes & Alcohol’, US ‘Supersonic’ and UK […]

11 April 1994, Oasis released their first single ‘Supersonic’ which peaked at No.31 on the UK charts. However, over time it has amassed sales of over 215,000, making it their 13th biggest selling single ever in the UK. ‘Supersonic’ was also the band’s first single to chart in the United States, where it peaked at […]

7 Jan 1994, Oasis started recording their debut album Definitely Maybe at Monnow Valley Studio in South Wales. When released in August 1994, it became the fastest selling debut album of all time in the UK, (being surpassed in 2006 by Arctic Monkeys debut album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not). The […]

Happy 48th birthday to singer and songwriter from Oasis Liam Gallagher born 21 Sept 1972 . Their first single was the 1994 UK No.31 'Supersonic'. Their 1994 UK No.1 album Definitely Maybe became the fastest selling UK debut album ever. Gallagher was voted the greatest frontman of all time in a 2010 reader poll by […]

28 Aug 2009, Noel Gallagher quit Oasis saying he could no longer work with his brother Liam. Noel, the group's lead guitarist and chief songwriter, had recently been involved in a series of rows with Liam, and admitted he and his brother rarely spoke, did not travel together and only saw each other on stage. […]

23 May 200, Noel Gallagher walked out on his band Oasis during a European tour. The move was put down to a series of burst-ups with his brother Liam. The band drafted in replacement guitarist Matt Deighton for the rest of the European dates. We have the second edition of our latest book Some Might […]

6th May 1995, Oasis scored their first UK No.1 single when ‘Some Might Say’ went to the top of the UK charts. It was the first single to be released from the Manchester bands second album ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ And the last Oasis track to feature original drummer Tony McCarroll. https://youtu.be/uddQmqyBYi8 Oasis – […]

Oasis – Some Might Say – our latest book is out next week. Exclusive in-depth interviews extracted from the annals of The Oasis Podcast, including contributions from those involved (Alan McGee, Tony McCarroll), journalists, photographers, radio presenters, video directors (Paulo Hewitt, Colin Paterson, Pete Mitchell, Nigel Dick, Michael Spencer Jones) and celebrity fans amongst many […]


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