Are there any Oasis fans here ?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Erik B., Oct 26, 2021.

  1. Erik B.

    Erik B. Fight the Power Thread Starter

    They were huge in the 1990s, especially during the heyday of Britpop. I think as we get more removed from those golden years, their legacy becomes stronger.

    So, any Oasis fans here ?
     
  2. deadbirdie

    deadbirdie Senior Member

    Location:
    Chicago, IL
    :wave:

    Saw them together and solo many times. Even got to meet Gem, Andy & Liam once. Got a pic with Liam too. He was super nice!
     
  3. AlienRendel

    AlienRendel Senior Member

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    Chicago, il
    Pre-covid, my company held meetings that involved an international group of employees and I got to talking to one of the English guys (about my age) at the bar afterwards. Somehow the Stone Roses came up and we both expressed our admiration. Later in the night, he (completely plastered) cornered me to tell me how great Oasis were and that their b-sides were "fookin' better than anyone else's a-sides, mate."
     
  4. Liam Brown

    Liam Brown Forum Resident

    Sure, I like Oasis. I think they have a number of fans here, alongside the usual old people who think anything made after 1974 is unworthy of human consumption. There have been a few good threads about them and the brother's solo careers.
     
  5. WDeranged

    WDeranged Forum Resident

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    Dunno if I'm a fan but I looooved them for the first three years, then it slowly tapered off to not caring by 2002
     
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  6. NunoBento

    NunoBento Rock 'n' Roll Star

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    Yes there are plenty. But as you saw from the first comment on this thread, the Oasis-hate is also out of the charts here.
     
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  7. bataclan2002

    bataclan2002 All You Need Is Now.

    I love Oasis and I don’t apologize for it.
     
  8. OmIsWhereTheHeartIs

    OmIsWhereTheHeartIs Forum Resident

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  9. walrus

    walrus Staring into nothing

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    Yes, lots.
     
  10. Paper Shark

    Paper Shark Forum Resident

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    NJ, USA
    Great band. I really enjoy Noel's solo stuff as well. Wonderwall is an awesome album.
     
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  11. Humbuster

    Humbuster Staff Emeritus

    Geezer here. Grew up with The Who, Kinks, Cream, King Crimson…

    I love Oasis and as well as Noel’s and Liam’ solo stuff.

    Still Mega to this ole fart.
     
  12. Erik B.

    Erik B. Fight the Power Thread Starter

    He wasn’t wrong.
     
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  13. Erik B.

    Erik B. Fight the Power Thread Starter

    Come on man !!
     
  14. Erik B.

    Erik B. Fight the Power Thread Starter

    All their solo stuff is Biblical except when Noel G started going pysch dance pop crazy.
     
  15. 905

    905 Senior Member

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    Midwest USA
    I'm a big fan.
    I like Dig Out Your Soul as much as the first two albums.
     
  16. DTK

    DTK Forum Resident

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    Europe
    Yeah, it's British lager lout music low on IQ, makes total fookin' sense.
     
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  17. Haristar

    Haristar Apollo C. Vermouth

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    I'd recommend you search "Oasis", "Noel Gallagher" and "Liam Gallagher" in the search bar.
     
  18. Bobby Morrow

    Bobby Morrow Senior Member

    Oasis are great. Love Noel and Liam’s solo material too. Can’t wait for the latter’s new album next May.:)
     
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  19. Erik B.

    Erik B. Fight the Power Thread Starter

    I think DOYS was a strong comeback for sure.
     
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  20. Rufus rag

    Rufus rag Forum Resident

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    Just don't mention Beady Eye! You wont find much love, not even from Liam fans!
     
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  21. Neonbeam

    Neonbeam All Art Was Once Contemporary

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    Why people are now repeatedly comparing Oasis to The Kinks? I mean... that's like a whole new level of arbitrariness isn't it? :confused:
     
  22. Erik B.

    Erik B. Fight the Power Thread Starter

    Although Beady Eye is kind of a running joke, their second album wasn’t nearly as horrible as their first.

    And their lack of success put a fire in the **** of Liam to come up with those two great solo records and tours.
     
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  23. JohnJ

    JohnJ Forum Resident

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    London
    oh come on - we have 5 new Beatles thread every day!!

    anyway…

    great band at the time, they captured the mood of the country. Britpop is such a BS label. What they captured was young people having some hope - Euro 96, New Labour, Spice Girls. It was a terrific time to be around.

    of course being, loud, and opinionated, giving the figurative and literal 2 fingers to authority meant that they run people up the wrong way. The more successful they got, the more ‘haters’ they got.

    if you take the songs from the first 3 records and their b sides (yes even Be Here now!!) - there are very few bands that have a better catalogue of songs. There are also some diamonds amongst the crap in their later albums.

    I’ve no desire to see them reform, I’ve got my memories of seeing them many times, and I’m enjoying the solo work of Noel and Liam.
     
  24. Cimrya Deal

    Cimrya Deal Forum Resident

    Location:
    France
    They pretty much were the soundtrack to my teenage years!
    The first thing I heard from them was Whatever and I thought it was a great song. Then I read about their reputation in England (I'm French) and I was like 'yeah sure, why not? But what a song!!!!'. Then I heard Supersonic and was fascinated by everything in this track. This super long pick scrape at the beginning, those lead guitar fills, the key change between verse and chorus, the long fadeout with handclaps. What's not to like? Then they released (What's The Story) Morning Glory. Roll With It as the lead single. What the what was this? Forgettable. Then in october '95 we went on holidays in England with my parents and on the car radio came Wonderwall... That's the probably the moment I was hooked. Everything was fascinating on this. And I was an Oasis fan. That is until '97 and Be Here Now... What a letdown... The Masterplan was a pleasant surprise as I'd never heard most of the tracks on this. And then Guigsy & Bonehead quit and that was pretty much the end of the band. They continued to release stuff but I become less and less interested. The only single that really excited me was Shock of Lightning. And then it was over.
    What's left of all this is Definitely Maybe & Morning Glory and those awesome B-sides. And now I think Blur is a much more interesting band :D
     
  25. Erik B.

    Erik B. Fight the Power Thread Starter

    I was with you ... until your last sentence.
     
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