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Clinging to the Blur vs. Oasis Britpop “Feud”

Clinging to the Blur vs. Oasis Britpop “Feud”

With the release of The Magic Whip, Blur’s first studio album since 2003, the word britpop is resurfacing on news sites and music blogs. Unfortunately it’s often considered a dirty word, like britpop is from a time in music we should all be ashamed of, like ska or emo. If you’re reading this site, then […]

Noel Gallagher Drops a Truth Bomb, Cites Arctic Monkeys

When I first read the recent NME headline, “Noel Gallagher: ‘I’d rather drink petrol straight from the nozzle than listen to [Arctic Monkey] Alex Turner,’” I gasped a little. Surely Noel couldn’t be serious. Didn’t he sing their praises in 2006, calling Turner’s lyrics “stunning” and comparing the band to Oasis? He may have dialed it back […]

Watch Liam Gallagher Sing The Who’s ‘My Generation’

Last year marked the 50th anniversary of one of the legends of British rock, the Who. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were honored this past November with an all-star concert tribute at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire for the Teenage Cancer Trust. The setlist, below, was pretty impressive. The night featured a range of popular […]

Important Britpop Moment: Noel Gallagher Premieres New Video

Stop whatever you are doing and watch the new video for “In the Heat of the Moment” from Britpop godlike genius Noel Gallagher. The video was directed by Ollie Murray and produced by Jamie Clark. It’s quite a cool video, showing fuzzy scenes of Noel and the High Flying Birds playing on an anonymous stage […]

Let’s Listen to the New Noel Gallagher Track ‘In The Heat Of The Moment’

It’s Noel Gallagher Day here at BPN. We can’t contain our excitement about the weekend’s news that Noel Gallagher will release a new album in March 2015 with a supporting tour. Let’s listen to the official audio of the new single In The Heat Of The Moment, which will be released 17 November 2015. First impression? It’s super […]

Noel Gallagher: New Album and Tour!!!!

Let’s all celebrate because the rumors we’ve been hearing are true! Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds are back with a new album and support tour early next year. The album, called Chasing Yesterday, will be released on Sour Mash Records Mar. 3, 2015. Not soon enough! In Noel’s recent Facebook Q&A, he noted how you […]

Q Magazine – Celebrating the re-issue of ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?’ Out Today!

Q Magazine are celebrating the reissue of Oasis‘ second album, (What’s the Story) Morning Glory?, with a special issue out today (Tuesday, August 26). The latest issue contains a 20-page cover feature recounting how the album was made, played, and celebrated, as told by all the key figures. Notably, it also includes Noel’s in-depth track-by-track […]

Unreleased Blur, Pulp On ‘Britpop At The BBC’ Compilation

The BBC are continuing its celebrations of the twentieth anniversary of Britpop with a new compilation featuring previously-unreleased performances from some of the greatest British bands of the 1990s. Mark your calendars: on July 14, Britpop At The BBC, an amazing three-disc collection, will be released. The first disc will be devoted to Radio 1’s […]

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