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The Beatles Vs Oasis Essay

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The Beatles v.s. Oasis Oasis is a band of the nineties that is often compared The Beatles. They try to be like The Beatles only to do it unsuccessfully. The lead singer of Oasis, Liam Galagher tries to be like the lead singer of The Beatles, John Lennon. The way Liam Galagher sounds, and the way he writes his music are very similar. The New York Times Magazine said, 'Oasis's second album '(What's the Story) Morning Glory', is also indebted to The Beatles. The singer Liam Gallagher sounds like a more nasal John Lennon, with the joie de vive curdled to a sour arrogance.' John Lennon wrote a song in the seventies called 'Imagine'. Oasis just released a song on their second album called 'Don't Look Back in Anger'. The beginning of this song is exactly like the beginning in 'Imagine'. Another song off their second album '(What's the Story) Morning Glory', 'Champagne Supernova' Sounds a lot like The Beatles song, 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds'. If you look at some of the lyrics in Oasis's song 'Champagne Supernova' it talks about being lost in the clouds in a champagne supernova. In The Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' it talks about climbing in the back of a newspaper taxi, with your head in the clouds. Oasis likes to make a lot of their songs sound like The Beatles. Oasis's style is a lot like The Beatles. Oasis has, what is know to people as 'The Beatle haircut'. (see back page) Oasis is known as the biggest Britpop group of the nineties. Oasis has been on the British Charts ever since they released there second album. In the last few months 'Champagne Supernova' and 'Don't Look Back in Anger' have reached number one and stayed at number one for a few weeks, on the British Charts. Oasis is a lot more popular in England, than the United States. None of their songs have reached number one in the United States. The Beatles on the other hand were popular in both places. The Beatles released their first album 'With The Beatles' just a few weeks before they came to the United States, for their first concert at the Ed Sullivan Theater. 'I Want to Hold Your Hand' hit number one on the U.S. charts, and, on this day, Pan Am...

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