New Single and Album

Oasis have announced details of a new single, 'The Shock of the Lightning' out September 29th, and a new album, 'Dig Out Your Soul' out October 6th.

Aside from his appearance on 'The F Word' with 'that' haircut, Liam and co. have been out of the public eye but are about to return with a bang. It's the band's first new material since the 'Lord Don't Slow Me Down' track which accompanied the on-the-road band documentary of the same name.

All the members of Oasis, Liam & Noel, Andy Bell and Gem Archer, contribute tracks to the album which sees a change in their usual trad writing method. Says Noel “I wanted to write music that had a groove; not songs that followed that traditional pattern of verse, chorus and middle eight. I wanted a sound that was more hypnotic; more driving. Songs that would draw you in, in a different way. Songs that you would maybe have to connect to - to feel.”

The first single is a slice of prime nu-Oasis, chasing the vibe over sonic perfection. Adds Noel, “If ‘The Shock Of The Lightning’ sounds instant and compelling to you, it’s because it was written dead fast. And recorded dead fast. ‘The Shock of The Lightning’ basically is the demo. And it has retained its energy. And there’s a lot to be said for that, I think. The first time you record something is always the best.”

'The Shock of the Lightning' is out September 29th while 'Dig Out Your Soul' is released October 6th, both on the band's own Big Brother record label.

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