In response to guitarist/vocalist Noel Gallagher, Oasis by no means acquired the eye or accolades they deserved in America – no less than in comparison with the U.Ok. – as a result of the beloved Britpop/rock troupe “didn’t give a fuck about something.”
You see, Gallagher was speaking to iconic rock photographer Jill Furmanovsky – whose work spans 50 years and contains artists reminiscent of Pink Floyd, Stevie Wonder, The Police and naturally, Oasis – in anticipation of her 2024 exhibition: No Music No Life.
Per NME (on Nov. 9), Gallagher was “requested about Oasis’ relationship with [the U.S.],” to which he responded:
America, they couldn’t deal with the truth that we didn’t give a fuck about something. I imply, I believe that’s the explanation we’ve by no means actually had a primary album in America – they wouldn’t go the additional mile for us as a result of we wouldn’t go the additional mile for them. That’s why we’ve by no means been nominated for a GRAMMY – you’ve acquired to do all that stuff over there, you’ve acquired to form of faux it slightly bit and we simply we couldn’t do it which is why we’d all the time stall at quantity two.
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To his level, all of Oasis’ seven studio records reached No. 1 on the U.K. Albums Chart; in distinction, none hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 (their third LP, 1997’s Be Right here Now, debuted at No. 2, although). As for his or her newest compilation – The Masterplan, which launched on Nov. 2, 2023 – it’s peaked at No. 2 within the U.Ok. and No. 51 within the U.S.
Whereas it’s true that none of their albums have been nominated for a Grammy Award, they did receive two nominations: Greatest Rock Efficiency By A Duo Or Group With Vocal (for “Wonderwall”) in 1997 and Greatest Brief Kind Music Video (for “All Across the World”) in 1999.
Final month, Liam Gallagher weighed in on whether Noel will join the Definitely Maybe 30th anniversary tour (which’ll happen in June 2024). Across the similar time, Noel himself declared that Oasis’ 1994 debut LP – which spawned sings reminiscent of “Supersonic,” “Stay Endlessly” and “Cigarettes & Alcohol” – is “the final nice punk album in lots of respects.”
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