When five lads from Manchester took on the world with their seminal debut album Definitely Maybe, nobody could have known that the album would kick off a legendary career like Oasis have had. Except, maybe, Oasis themselves.
Fronted by Liam and Noel Gallagher, the album the brothers alongside Paul Arthurs and the rest of the band produced is one of the finest British rock ‘n’ roll has ever seen. A generation-defining album the likes of which we have hardly seen since. Celebrate the album with our definitive ranking.
There’s not much more to say about Oasis’ stonking debut record that hasn’t already been said alongside a faux-Manc accent and a Liam Gallagher impression. There are few albums that define an entire generation but Definitely Maybe wasn’t just a good album, the record and Oasis changed the way people spoke, what they listened to, who they listened to and what they looked like.
The album is 11 tracks of Britpop magic that speaks of the British Gen-X. While America was knee-deep in grunge, the British public were taking a look back to their rock ‘n’ roll heritage and bringing it into the modern world.
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