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(What's The Story) Morning Glory? (album) by Oasis 

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(What's The Story) Morning Glory?
(What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis (1995)
Overall rank: 41st   Overall chart history
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81/100 (from 1,638 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1995 (2nd)
Top 10 albums of the 1990s (7th)
Top 50 albums of all time (41st)

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From samora 4 hours ago
Wonderwall is overplayed and overrated, but Champagne Supernova is pure brilliance. For the rest, this album has a good couple of very solid album tracks, like Roll With It, Hey Now, She's Electric and Some Might Say, which includes the great line 'Some might say they don't believe in heaven. Go and tell it to the man who lives in hell'.
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From LordMark 01/11/2017 22:55
@ Vatsal, in Blur's defense, 13 and Modern Life Is Rubbish both come pretty damn close.
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From Jimmy Dread 01/08/2017 14:12
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From Vatsal 01/08/2017 13:27
As a huge Blur fan, it pains me to say it, but goddamn it Morning Glory is better than every Blur album.
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From poppmusic 11/22/2016 07:58
Most definitely not overrated. The best "arena rock" album ever made, in the most literal sense of the term.
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From jackbrown8786 11/14/2016 23:47
I dismissed them as a beatles ripoff after hearing wonderwall, don't look back in anger, and champagne supernova, but those are great songs and it probably only reminds me of the beatles b/c of the vocals anyway. of course, they don't have the experimental side or half the diversity of a great beatles record, but it'd be unfair to hold them to a standard that no one reaches. they still utilize piano and violins to great effect and have keen sense of what makes a perfect pop rock song so it's not like they have absolutely no right to try to take on the beatles' sound.

if you're going to do a lennon/mccartney impression the entire time you're performing, constantly reminding ppl of arguably the greatest band ever and inviting direct comparison like that, then well, more power to you, I say. that's probably the most confident thing you could do on a record actually. and even if it's just beatles-style pop and nothing more, that's really all I'm asking for sometimes. I was surprised by the supposed filler, not only for its quality but its genuine spirit that's reminiscent of 60's music in general, not singularly the beatles. I wouldn't be surprised to learn that the band strictly listens to 60's.

I heard bad things about the vinyl mix but I liked it just fine. the instruments might all be mixed at the same volume or w/e, in such a way that they sort of bleed into each other and make it harder to follow what any instrument is doing individually, but it's still possible to tune into any one aspect if you focus. it's better than completely burying the bass guitar or one of the other guitars at least but the band's sound would admittedly probably be better suited to a more sophisticated producer.

hopefully we'll always get more great 60's style music like this. can't really say that I want more and rate it lower than 100.
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From acolabella 09/20/2016 17:00
Great album. Really catchy tunes
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From souplipton 09/15/2016 19:54
The three big hits and the opening track are good, the rest is filler.
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From lanadeleswift 09/02/2016 20:06
There's a reason this has become so iconic and meaningful. Favorites are Some Might Say and, of course, Wonderwall
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From garycottier 07/01/2016 16:24
I've never been an Oasis fan. I found their music derivative and corny and I never warmed to them as people either. This was obviously a ridiculously successful album and there are some good songs here. Don't look back in anger, some might say, and the title track are great nineties anthems. I've never really liked, wonderwall, I think it's a dreary drip of a song, and, roll with it, sounds like Slade and Status quo together. There are a couple of completely forgettable tracks here, but the rest is fine, I suppose. I can't deny the power of the album, and I can't criticise some of the songwriting, it's just that Oasis were so regressive and unoriginal, while bands like Blur, Pulp, and of course Radiohead were pushing music forward and Oasis were just dragging it back. Still, a fairly enjoyable album.
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