The British rock band Oasis has taken the world by storm with their distinctive sound and unforgettable hits. With their raw guitar sound and catchy lyrics, they have left an indelible mark on music history. But which Oasis songs are the absolute best? Here’s our top 10 of the best Oasis songs:
10. Slide Away
Slide Away, from their debut album ‘Definitely Maybe’, is a powerful love ballad that takes the listener on an emotional journey. Liam Gallagher’s raw voice combined with the melodic guitar of his brother Noel creates a song you want to hear over and over again. The song is about a love that has passed, but the memory remains. The passion and longing can be felt in every note.
Acquiesce perfectly captures the fraternal dynamic between the Gallagher brothers. With alternating vocals between Liam and Noel, the song tells of the bond and the frictions that sometimes exist, but also of the unbreakable bond they share. The powerful guitar riffs and the catchy chorus make this a true Oasis classic.
8. Stand by Me
Stand by Me is an anthem for anyone who ever needed support. The song, from the album ‘Be Here Now’, is a call for loved ones to stick together, no matter what. The powerful lyrics and Noel’s signature guitar playing make this a song that lingers in your mind for a long time.
With a cheerful melody and carefree lyrics, ‘Whatever’ is the perfect song for a sunny day. The song is about taking life as it comes and not letting anything or anyone hold you back. The strings give the song a unique touch that you don’t often hear in rock songs.
6. All Around the World
All Around the World is an epic song that takes you on a musical journey. At nearly ten minutes long, it’s one of Oasis’s longest songs, but not a second is wasted. The message of global unity and love is more relevant now than ever.
Supersonic was Oasis’s very first single and immediately set the tone for what was to come. The song has a raw edge, and the lyrics are quintessentially Oasis: cheeky and confident. It’s a song that instantly gives you energy and the desire to conquer the world.
4. Live Forever
Live Forever is an optimistic song about the desire to live forever and cherish the beautiful moments in life. It’s a song that offers hope and comfort, which is exactly what many people need. Noel’s guitar solo is one of his best and elevates the song to another level.
3. Don’t Look Back In Anger
Don’t Look Back In Anger is perhaps the most iconic song by Oasis. With Noel as the lead singer, the song is about letting go of the past and looking forward. It’s a song that has inspired generations and remains relevant.
2. Champagne Supernova
Champagne Supernova is a dreamy song about the feeling of loss and the transience of life. It’s a song that takes you to another world and makes you reflect on life. The guitar solos and Liam’s powerful voice make this an unforgettable song.
And then, at number one, the undisputed masterpiece of Oasis: Wonderwall. This song has it all: a catchy melody, profound lyrics, and an unforgettable guitar riff. It’s a love song that touches everyone, whether you’re in love or have a broken heart. It’s the song that defines Oasis and has a lasting impact on the music world.