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All Saints’ ‘One Strike’ Is a Laid-Back Pop Jam About Dumping Liam Gallagher

The reunited All Saints, '90s Britain's cargo pants-clad alternative to the Spice Girls, are back with "One Strike," a song inspired by member Nicole Appleton's divorce from former…
Anna Gaca / February 23, 2016

U2 Bring Up Noel Gallagher for ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’ and Beatles Singalong

Because all legendary rock stars ever do is play at one another's concerts, Hall-of-Famers U2 brought out Britpop legend Noel Gallagher for a duet in…
Andrew Unterberger / October 27, 2015

Classic Reviews: Oasis’ ‘(What’s the Story) Morning Glory’ and Blur’s ‘The Great Escape’

This dual review originally ran in the November 1995 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Oasis' (What's the Story) Morning Glory?,…
Chuck Eddy / October 2, 2015

Blur vs. Oasis: Who Won the Last 20 Years?

On this day 20 years ago, Britpop reached its apex as a pop-culture phenomenon, with the simultaneous release of Blur's "Country House" and Oasis' "Roll…
Andrew Unterberger / August 14, 2015

Stream Our Playlist of the 95 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1995

It's shocking that it's somehow been twenty years since 1995, but here we are, and SPIN decided to mark the passage of time and…
James Grebey / August 6, 2015

Noel Gallagher Claims to Have Lost Millions Since He Went Solo

Noel Gallagher seems to have entered an economic desert ever since he left Oasis. In an interview with Loaded magazine, the U.K. singer said he's lost…
James Grebey / April 1, 2015

Liam Gallagher Dissolves Beady Eye

Just as older brother Noel gears up for the release of his second solo album with his High Flying Birds, Liam Gallagher has announced the…
Colin Joyce / October 25, 2014

Johnny Marr Played Some Classics With Noel Gallagher

It's always enjoyable when you get to see two rock icons from different (but roughly analogous) moments in rock history cross generational boundaries to play…
Andrew Unterberger / October 24, 2014

Your Labor Day Weekend Playlist: The 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, the summer's last barbecues and beach parties find themselves wanting for the perfect soundtrack. SPIN has you covered with our "100…
Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014

Liam Gallagher Takes #IceBucketChallenge Pretty Much Just So He Can Nominate Noel

You'd think a bucket of ice water over the head would cool you down, but Liam Gallagher looks pissed as ever at his older brother…
Colin Stutz / August 22, 2014

The 100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994

In 1994, the distinction between "mainstream" and "alternative" evaporated. Green Day and the Offspring brought hook-heavy punk to the Billboard charts, middle-of-the-road acts such as…
Kyle McGovern / August 18, 2014

Oasis Sweeten Album Reissues With ‘Original 1993 Demos’ Tape

It's now Oasis' turn on the reissue merry-go-round, but the iconic Britpop band is throwing in an intriguing cassette. The Gallagher brothers and company announced…
Marc Hogan / February 26, 2014

The SPIN Interview: Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner

"It’s like literature, isn't it?" says Alex Turner, sitting in the back garden of a downtown Manhattan hotel, still bleary-eyed from a late night. "It's…
David Bevan / September 10, 2013

Liam Gallagher Named in $3 Million Paternity Suit by ‘New York Times’ Writer

Liam Gallagher d̶e̶f̶i̶n̶i̶t̶e̶l̶y̶ maybe fathered a child with a New York Times journalist, according to flurry of tabloid reports over the past 24 hours. The New…
Dan Reilly / July 18, 2013

‘Shameless’ Star Emmy Rossum on Avoiding Skrillex’s Mosh Pit, Making Out to ‘Wonderwall’

The multi-talented Emmy Rossum could use a breather. It's a good thing then, that the Showtime network's Shameless, on which she plays a dutiful sister…
Luke McCormick / April 10, 2013

Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher Seal Britpop Truce by Playing Sweet ‘Tender’ Live

When Blur released "Tender" in 1999 as the first single from their now-classic 13, the song's mix of Appalachian-style guitar, a gospel choir, and frontman Damon…
Marc Hogan / March 25, 2013

Watch the Killers Cover Oasis’ ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’

Now that former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has joined his brother Noel in singing the band's tunes again, maybe it's fair game for anyone to…
Kory Grow / August 20, 2012

Whose ‘Wonderwall’ Is It, Anyway? Oasis Bros Squabble, One Direction Go to the Beach

Sure, Oasis' mega-hit "Wonderwall" might take its name and most memorable lyric from the title of a trippy late-'60s flick soundtracked by George Harrison, but…
Marc Hogan / August 15, 2012

Could the Olympics Boast Spice Girls and Oasis Reunions?

As the London Olympics draw nearer, excitement over the games' many musical events have been reaching new heights. The latest reports should whip English fans…
Devon Maloney / July 20, 2012

Liam Gallagher Is Really Singing Oasis Songs Again

In the latest turn in the decades-long back-and-forth between Oasis brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher, Liam has started singing Oasis songs again. As the Guardian…
Marc Hogan / June 29, 2012
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