Monday, August 31, 2009

Don't look back in anger

A fitting song for today, given the Oasis blow-up. Undoubtedly, their 1995 album (What's the story) Morning glory is a landmark of the nineties. On their second album, the ripping rockers of their successful debut album (Definitely maybe) are replaced by great rock ballads, which gave them hit after hit in the charts. Don't look back in anger is actually the fourth hit single from that album, issued after the runaway success of Wonderwall. Oasis had saved the best for last, they have never sounded better than in this Beatles sound-a-like ballad, with its soaring chorus - even the lyrics echo Lennon: "So I start the revolution from my bed".
Art Rock score: 10/10 (brilliant masterpiece, one of 200 best songs of all time)