Oasis Prove That They Still Know How To Sound Like Oasis

Aug 15th, 2008 // 4 Comments

oasis_Main_shot.jpgARTIST: Oasis
TITLE: “Shock Of The Lightning”
WEB DEBUT: Aug. 15, 2008

ONE-LISTEN VERDICT: Wednesday saw the leak of an Oasis track that was most notable for sounding pretty un-Oasisy, and perhaps as a response to that, the band has put out a full version of “Shock Of The Lightning,” which goes back to the old-school Oasis sound of slightly updated Beatles-”inspired” rock, complete with a lyrical reference to a “magical mystery.” It’s not a lousy song by any stretch, but you can probably hazard a good guess of what it sounds like just from me mentioning that reference, right?

WHERE TO HEAR IT: Get ready for another game of YouTube whack-a-mole:

  1. Anonymous

    Why so cranky about Oasis? Still bugged that nothing from “Be Here Now” made it to “Stop the Clocks”?

  2. NickEddy

    Huh. They sound awake on BOTH of these.

    And love IS a time machine.

    But a time machine is not NECESSARILY love.

  3. Anonymous

    soooooooooooasis… never gets old

  4. katieee

    They stole that album title from AC/DC’s rejects list.

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