Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory? (2LP)

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GTIN13: 5051961073010

Verschijningsdatum: 30. september 2014

Aantal discs1

Aantal tracks:13




    Disk 1 (LP)

  • 1 Hello
    03:21 Oasis
  • 2 Roll With It
    03:59 Oasis
  • 3 Wonderwall
    04:18 Oasis
  • 4 Don't Look Back In Anger
    04:48 Oasis
  • 5 Hey Now!
    05:41 Oasis
  • 6 Untitled
    00:44 Oasis
  • 7 Bonehead's Bank Holiday
    04:03 Oasis

    Disk 2 (LP)

  • 1 Some Might Say
    05:29 Oasis
  • 2 Cast No Shadow
    04:51 Oasis
  • 3 She's Electric
    03:40 Oasis
  • 4 Morning Glory
    05:03 Oasis
  • 5 Untitled
    00:39 Oasis
  • 6 Champagne Supernova
    07:27 Oasis

If Definitely Maybe was an unintentional concept album about wanting to be a rock & roll star, (What's the Story) Morning Glory? is what happens after the dreams come true. Oasis turns in a relatively introspective second record, filled with big, gorgeous ballads instead of ripping rockers. Unlike Definitely Maybe, the production on Morning Glory is varied enough to handle the range in emotions; instead of drowning everything with amplifiers turned up to 12, there are strings, keyboards, and harmonicas. This expanded production helps give Noel Gallagher's sweeping melodies an emotional resonance that he occasionally can't convey lyrically. However, that is far from a fatal flaw; Gallagher's lyrics work best in fragments, where the images catch in your mind and grow, thanks to the music. Gallagher may be guilty of some borrowing, or even plagiarism, but he uses the familiar riffs as building blocks. This is where his genius lies: He's a thief and doesn't have many original thoughts, but as a pop/rock melodicist he's pretty much without peer. Likewise, as musicians, Oasis are hardly innovators, yet they have a majestic grandeur in their sound that makes ballads like "Wonderwall" or rockers like "Some Might Say" positively transcendent. Alan White does add authority to the rhythm section, but the most noticeable change is in Liam Gallagher. His voice sneered throughout Definitely Maybe, but on Morning Glory his singing has become more textured and skillful. He gives the lyric in the raging title track a hint of regret, is sympathetic on "Wonderwall," defiant on "Some Might Say," and humorous on "She's Electric," a bawdy rewrite of "Digsy's Diner." It might not have the immediate impact of Definitely Maybe, but Morning Glory is just as exciting and compulsively listenable. [A remastered version of the album was released on LP in 2014.] ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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