Oasis : Little By Little/She Is Love

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Here we are then – on a journey that started with white lines, but has somehow pitched up here, at tea and toast

Sometimes you’ve got to Noel with it. And this would seem to be one of those times – this is a double dose of the senior Gallagher, and testimony to the fact that when you run the company, you can do whatever you want, even if the customer sometimes suffers. Here we are then – on a journey that started with white lines, but has somehow pitched up here, at tea and toast. Despite some quite spectacularly bollocks lyrics (“[I]She is love/And her ways are high and steep[/I]”), this is not nearly the same quality as ‘Stop Crying Your Heart Out’, as Noel reprises his customary busker’s bellow and the gap between Oasis and the Stereophonics perceptibly narrows.

John Robinson