Others"Who could not like Oasis? I'm sorry. Anybody who doesn't like them, they are
"People kept on telling me I wasn't
going to make it on my own,
but Noel's been really supportive. They're a top band."
"I know one thing's for sure. Oasis is
the second best rock'n'roll band."
Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day
"Oasis got their foot in the door and
kicked it down"
John Power, Cast
"I take it as an amazing tribute that
30 years on, these kids are copying what we
were doing then."
Paul McCartney on Oasis similarity to the Beatles.
"Oasis have got the best singer,
they're the biggest band in the world,
and they've sold more albums than anybody else, except us."
Lars Ulrich, Metallica
"Oasis are the best band since the
D'arcy, Smashing Pumpkins, when they won Best rock group at Mtv music awards
"I liked it when he spit on stage, it
was so non-punk that it was punk all over again."
Beck about Liam at the 1996 MTV Video music awards.
"If I was 15 today I would have wanted to be like
Damon Albarn in Blur
The list of groups who singlehandedly alter the course of
rock history is a short
one, but Oasis have undeniably earned their place on it. As the 90s hurled
themselves into a dance frenzy, the Manchester band reminded audiences
worldwide of the massive power of guitar-led rock'n'roll. The band have had
innumerable hits since 1994, but it was 1995's anthemic 'Wonderwall' which
became Oasis's global calling card.
Why Wonderwall was chosen on the cd; The All Time Greatest Rocks Songs
"But it was love, right."
Patsy Kensit about herself and Liam
"Every single one of Bonehead's rhythm
tracks were brilliant. Unbelievably tight
and solid to the point where you didn't worry about his stuff at all."
Owen Morris, producer
"In Liam's world, it's better to talk
bullshit all day than be silent for one minute."
Question: "Is it true that you guys
think of yourselves as the Beatles of the '90s?"
"No, we are the Oasis of the '90s."
Noel and Liam
Liam: Me and our kid, we like, love
each other by now.
Noel: I fuckin' hate him, he's a prick...
Liam: Oh we do, honest to God-
Noel: He's a prick-
Liam: And all this bullshit about fighting is all a load of lies
Noel: ...he's a twat-
Liam: Me an' him...
Noel: ...and he's a bald twat
Liam: Love each other! We do honestly.
Live at Earls Court ´95
"But some bands give over eight hours
"We're not some band. And your paper didn't make us, mate. And you know what
about your Rolling Stone cover? Arsed mate, arsed."
Noel and Liam and Rolling Stone photographer after Oasis walked off after 1 hour
Liam: I need to be myself
Noel: I wanna be a Spaceman
"We didn't get on too well
because he was always so moody. I'm very talkitive but
he'd lock himself away in his bedroom playing guitar.
You'd have to kick his door in to see him."
Paul Gallagher (older brother) about Noel