Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester, United Kingdom on 1991. The band was known for being on the biggest bands in the country and one of the leading bands of the Britpop movement that occurred in the 1990s, along with Blur, Suede, and other bands. The band have cited the Beatles as their main influence in their musicality. The group had various member changes, though brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher would remain as the most well-known members.
Oasis released seven studio albums during their career, all of which were successful and well-received both in the United Kingdom and the United States. As of 2009, the band has sold 75 million records worldwide, making them one of the biggest bands in history.
in 2009, an argument fueled between the Gallagher brothers backstage during a concert in Milan, Italy, resulting in a fallout that prompted Noel Gallagher to quit on the band. After Noel's departure was announced, the remaining members of Oasis dissolved the group. Noel went on to form his own band called the Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, while Liam along with the remaining members formed Beady Eye and went forward.
Main article: Discography
- Definitely Maybe (1994)
- (What's The Story) Morning Glory? (1995)
- Be Here Now (1997)
- Standing on the Shoulder of Giants (2000)
- Heathen Chemistry (2002)
- Don't Believe the Truth (2005)
- Dig Out Your Soul (2008)
- Liam Gallagher (lead vocalist) from 1991 to 2009
- Noel Gallagher (lead guitar, backing vocals, occasional lead vocalist) from 1991 to 2009
- Paul Arthurs (rhythm guitar) from 1991 to 1999
- Gem Archer (rhythm guitar) from 1999 to 2009
- Paul McGuigan (bass guitar) from 1991 to 1999
- Andy Bell (bass guitar) from 1999 to 2009
- Tony McCarroll (drums) from 1991 to 1995
- Alan White (drums) from 1995 to 2004