With October 2nd, 2020 marking 25 years since Oasis released their iconic second album (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?, Big Brother Recordings announce special activity and limited edition releases to celebrate this milestone.
On October 2nd, 2020 Big Brother Recordings release limited edition album formats including a double silver coloured LP and picture disc on heavyweight vinyl with remastered audio to mark the 25th anniversary of (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? – available to pre order here. Also to celebrate this date, both new and original Oasis content from the era will be made available throughout September and early October – visit www.oasisinet.com for details and follow #MorningGlory25.
Following only 14 months after Oasis’s classic 1994 album Definitely Maybe, widely regarded one of the greatest debut albums, (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? is the UK’s 5th best-selling album of all time and best-selling album of the nineties. The album entered the UK Official Album Chart at No.1 with 269,000 sales, with a total of 10 weeks at the summit since release and almost eight and a half years in the UK Official Charts cumulatively. Worldwide, it went Top 10 in every major market in the world and became the band’s breakthrough album in the US, peaking at No.4 on the Billboard 200 with over 5 million sales, and a global total now in excess of 22 million.
Produced by Noel Gallagher and Owen Morris, (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? was recorded at the fabled Rockfield Studios in Monmouth, Wales, completed in a staggeringly brief 12 day period during May and June 1995.
An undeniably superlative rock record, it includes several of Oasis’ biggest selling UK singles – the legendary, universally loved anthem Wonderwall, Don’t Look Back In Anger, Roll With It, Some Might Say together with tracks like ‘She’s Electric’, ‘Morning Glory’ and ‘Champagne Supernova’, which are timeless anthems and radio staples known to every generation of music fan.
(What’s The Story) Morning Glory? established Oasis as a national and international phenomenon, the most universally popular British guitar band since the glory days of The Beatles, Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin, and the album’s enduring and omnipresent appeal was demonstrated when it was awarded Best British Album of 30 Years at The BRIT Awards 2010. In the years since it’s release, the album has inspired thousands of young guns to pick up guitars and form bands, and is counted by dozens of successful bands and songwriters as a major influence on their careers.
(What’s The Story) Morning Glory? – Vinyl track listing:
A1 Hello (Remastered)
A2 Roll With It (Remastered)
A3 Wonderwall (Remastered)
B1 Don’t Look Back In Anger (Remastered)
B2 Hey Now! (Remastered)
B4 Bonehead’s Bank Holiday (Remastered)
C1 Some Might Say (Remastered)
C2 Cast No Shadow (Remastered)
C3 She’s Electric (Remastered)
D1 Morning Glory (Remastered)
D3 Champagne Supernova (Remastered)