Blur Won The Battle, Oasis Won The War – But Blur Had The Masterplan

Really enjoyed this article, managed to convey my thoughts perfectly without having to write any of it. Well worth reading

Modern Life Is Rubbish

Warning: This is a VERY LONG article. 2000 words-ish. If only I could channel that sort of passion into my essays…         

 
      To anyone faintly acquainted with the concept of Britpop, this introduction is entirely irrelevant; however, to those who are only aware of Oasis on account of their award at this year’s Brits (as a group of year 7s in my creative writing group last academic year were),this simplified context is necessary. In short; Blur and Oasis had become household names in 1994, the former with their third effort in Parklife and unparalleled success at that year’s Brit awards (uniquely winning four statuettes in the same evening) and the latter with their debut, Definitely Maybe, which – until Elastica released their first album the following year – was the fastest selling debut album in British history. With impending albums due out in the autumn of 1995…

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Blur Won The Battle, Oasis Won The War – But Blur Had The Masterplan

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