Interesting Facts About Oasis You Might Not Know... Part 1
Oasis is one of the biggest and most influential bands in the history of British music! And although the band’s work was inspired by the music of The Beatles, the Gallagher brothers and their bandmates managed to create their own, unique sound that cannot be confused with someone else’s…
It should be added that the success of Oasis was backed up by their chic songs, many of which will remain golden classics for years to come.
Today we have collected the most interesting facts about this unique and truly amazing band…
So: these are 5 facts about the band Oasis
1. The name was inspired by a poster that hung in the bedroom of the Gallagher brothers.
At first, the group called themselves The Rain. Everything changed with the departure of Chris Hutton. Liam Gallagher, who replaced him, suggested changing the name to Oasis!
As Liam later said in an interview, the idea was inspired by a poster that hung in his room with Noel. The poster showed a recreation center with the laconic name "Oasis" (in Swindon).
2. Noel only joined the band after he was confirmed as sole songwriter.
Previously, Noel was a roadie for the Inspiral Carpets. After seeing the performance of Oasis, he offered the guys a couple of his songs.
Later, Liam's brother stated that he agreed to become part of Oasis, but on the condition that he was the sole writer of all the songs ... According to Noel, he wanted the rest of the members to be fully focused on achieving commercial success!
3. Noel first left the band when it was at the height of its popularity.
It happened in 1994. When Oasis were at the peak of their popularity, the relationship between the Gallagher brothers came to naught, and in the end ... Noel left the group.
The last straw was their infamous performance in Los Angeles. Then Liam insulted the audience and hit Noel with a tambourine. After that, the latter temporarily left Oasis, moving to San Francisco.
4. Oasis twice listed in the Guinness Book of Records
The first feat of Oasis, which was listed in the Guinness Book of Records, is 22 best singles in a row!
The second was that the group was the "Most successful in the UK between 1995 and 2005". During this time, Oasis spent 765 weeks on 75 charts around the world!
5. The Gallagher brothers switched places on Top of the Pops and went unnoticed
At first glance, the performance of Oasis in Top of the Pops in 1995 may seem completely ordinary ... However, the most attentive noticed that something is not right here ...
And indeed! The Gallagher brothers switched places and went unnoticed! Or almost...