Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Oasis to release Definitely Maybe 20th anniversary edition

Oasis will release a 20th anniversary edition of their 1994 debut, “Definitely Maybe”, on May 20.

“Definitely Maybe” introduced Oasis to the world with singles like “Supersonic”, “Shakermaker”, “Live Forever” and “Rock N Roll Star”, helping the album sell more than 15 million copies worldwide. It was the fastest-selling debut album of all time in the UK when it was released and went on to be certified 7x Platinum (2.1 million+ sales) in the band’s home country.

The reissue will be available as a standard CD and digital download of the original album; a three-disc Special Edition version including rare recordings and demos; a 12" vinyl LP featuring all the bonus CD content as a free download; and a Deluxe Box Set which features the LP and the CDs.

In addition, limited edition cassette replicas of the band's rare “Original 1993 Demos”, are available at, including new sleeve notes from “Definitely Maybe” producer Mark Coyle.

The "Definitely Maybe" project is the first in the new Chasing The Sun series from Big Brother Recordings, who will reissue Oasis's follow-up albums, 1995’s “What's The Story (Morning Glory)?” and 1997’s “Be Here Now” later this year.

“Definitely, Maybe” 20th Anniversary Reissue

Release date: May 20 (North America)

Disc 1:

01. Rock ‘n’ Roll Star
02. Shakermaker
03. Live Forever
04. Up in the Sky
05. Columbia
06. Supersonic
07. Bring It On Down
08. Cigarettes & Alcohol
09. Digsy’s Dinner
10. Slide Away
11. Married With Children

Disc 2:

01. Columbia (White Label Demo)
02. Cigarettes & Alcohol (Demo)
03. Sad Song
04. I Will Believe (Live)
05. Take Me Away
06. Alive (Demo)
07. D’Yer Wanna Be a Spaceman?
08. Supersonic (Live)
09. Up in the Sky (Acoustic)
10. Cloudburst
11. Fade Away
12. Listen Up
13. I Am the Walrus (Live at Glasgow Cathouse June 94)
14. Whatever
15. (It’s Good) To Be Free
16. Half the World Away

Disc 3

01. Supersonic (Live at Glasgow Tramshead)
02. Rock ‘n’ Roll Star
03. Shakermaker (Live Paris in-store)
04. Columbia (Eden Studios Mix)
05. Cloudburst (Demo)
06. Strange Thing (Demo)
07. Live Forever (Live Paris in-store)
08. Cigarettes & Alcohol (Live at Manchester Academy)
09. D’Yer Wanna Be a Spaceman? (Live at Manchester Academy)
10. Fade Away (Demo)
11. Take Me Away (Live at Manchester Academy)
12. Sad Song (Live at Manchester Academy)
13. Half the World Away (Live, Tokyo hotel room)
14. Digsy’s Dinner (Live Paris in-store)
15. Married With Children (Demo)
16. Up in the Sky (Live Paris ins-tore)
17. Whatever (Strings)

Original 1993 Demos Tracklist:

Side 1

D’Yer Wanna Be a Spaceman?
Strange Thing

Side 2

Bring It On Down
Married With Children
Fade Away
Rock ‘n’ Roll Star

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