Oasis

Oasis

THE rock annals are so full of myth and invention that every now and again when the real deal shows up, it takes a while to recognise it for what it is.

Noel Gallagher’s memories of his first Glastonbury Festival appearance in 1994 are episodic and intimate, like outtakes from a movie he’d wandered into. They’re of things like taking possession of a backstage caravan from the band he’d once worked for as a roadie, and coming offstage to be told that Oasis’s second UK single, Shakermaker, had climbed to number eleven in the chart; of someone... more