Posts tagged "oasis"

Photograph of Richard Ashcroft performing onstage

Richard Ashcroft is wasting his northern soul

There’s very little on These People to inspire much interest. Even die-hard fans will struggle to hear Richard Ashcroft at his best.

By André Dack

Album artwork of 'OK Computer' by Radiohead

OK Computer Radiohead

To brand this a landmark of the '90s is a disservice to its quality. OK Computer is as relevant now as ever, both culturally and sonically.

Caricature of Liam Gallagher of Oasis

Be Here Now and Mr. Hyde

Riding the crest of an unprecedented popular rise, veins caked thick with drugs, Oasis produced something profoundly overblown in their third album.

By Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'Favourite Worst Nightmare' by Arctic Monkeys

Favourite Worst Nightmare Arctic Monkeys

Riffs in giant proportions, subtleties hidden between the pedal switches, and Turner’s Sheffield charm in spades. Possibly Arctic Monkey's finest album.

Album artwork of 'Definitely Maybe' by Oasis

Definitely Maybe Oasis

Rock and roll delivered with swagger is such a buzz, and that’s the game on Definitely Maybe. It's relentless, unstoppable, and totally mad fer it.

Album artwork of 'Urban Hymns' by The Verve

Urban Hymns The Verve

An overwhelming, but vastly enjoyable experience — the essential Verve record. Richard Ashcroft set out to make history, and with Urban Hymns he did so.

Album artwork of 'As You Were' by Liam Gallagher

Looks like Oaysis have competition André and Fred listen to Liam Gallagher

"Looks like Oaysis have competition." André and Fred's first impressions of 'As You Were', the debut solo album by professional manc Liam Gallagher.

By André Dack & Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'Modern Life Is Rubbish' by Blur

Modern Life Is Rubbish Blur

Inconsistent, but there's a lot to dig. The songwriting is hard to knock, and Damon Albarn leads the pack well with his social satires and cutting commentary.

Album artwork of 'Different Class' by Pulp

Different Class Pulp

Pulp nail the pop/rock formula to near perfection. The themes aren’t necessarily cheerful, yet the album sounds like a celebration from beginning to end.

Album artwork of 'The Stone Roses' by The Stone Roses

The Stone Roses The Stone Roses

A broody, elegant, sometimes transcendent blend of rock and electronic music unlike anything made before or since, even by The Stone Roses.