Luxurious vinyl issue planned

Manchester musical giants Oasis are planning to re-issue each of their studio albums on a luxurious vinyl format later this year.

Oasis are nothing less than a British institution. The band have survived line up changes and the varying tastes of the public to become one of the most popular acts of the past fifteen years.

Currently playing a massive UK tour, the band are set to re-visit their past with a special re-issue of their entire back catalogue. Beginning with 1994's seminal debut album 'Definitely Maybe' the group will re-issue their studio albums on vinyl.

Moving through the disastrous - but in hindsight not that bad - 'Be Here Now' the new project will take in the band's reinvention with albums such as 'The Hindu Times' and last year's massively successful 'Dig Out Your Soul'.

Also in the project is 1998's B-side collection 'The Masterplan' which contains several fans favourites. At the group's recent Heaton Park show in Manchester the band played several songs from the album, including the plaintive 'Half The World Away'.

The new versions will be available from July 13th. Each edition features new artwork, heavyweight vinyl and sleevenotes describing the band's evolution from a noisy Manchester indie group into a phenomenally massive noisy Manchester indie group.

A limited number of box sets containing all eight studio albums is also due to made available. Fans intending to gorge themselves on Oasis had best be warned - they may have to wait some time for a new album.

In a recent interview Noel Gallagher claimed that the band were intending to focus on solo projects for the time being, warning that it could take five years for new Oasis material to emerge.

Sibling singer Liam Gallagher recently launched his own fashion range Pretty Green. In a video to promote the site the Oasis man played a new song, which he claims is not going to be recorded by the band.

Oasis are currently touring the UK, taking along with them a number of British indie greats including The Enemy, Kasabian and Reverend & The Makers.

Oasis will re-issue their back catalogue on July 13th.

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