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  Oasis - Definitely Maybe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Definitely Maybe manages to encapsulate much of the best of British rock and roll — from the Beatles to the Stone Roses — in the space of 11 songs.
DEFINITELY MAYBE makes it supremely obvious that Oasis have studied the lessons of the English rock aristocracy--drawing on influences as superficially disparate as the Beatles, T. Rex and the Buzzcocks--and have learned them well.
But the true beauty of Definitely Maybe is in its innocence -- the music hadn't worn itself out yet, and there was still room in an Oasis-less world for the concept of melody and attitude winning over originality.
www.xs4all.nl /~fsgroen/Albums-O/OasisDefinitelyMaybe.htm   (1876 words)

  Definitely Maybe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Definitely Maybe is the highly acclaimed debut album of Britpop band Oasis, first released in 1994 on Creation Records.
In 1997 Definitely Maybe was named the 14th greatest album of all time in a 'Music of the Millennium' poll conducted by HMV, Channel 4, The Guardian and Classic FM.
Definitely Maybe was released on DVD in September 2004 to mark the tenth anniversary of it's original release.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Definitely_Maybe   (1089 words)

 definitelyMaybe Knits
Maybe this is nature's way of telling me that I should knit more scarves.
I'd heard that this version is easier to work, and I can maybe sort of see that being the case for some people, but it required way too much of my attention.
Maybe I'll even submit something to it, eventually, if I can remember to look up their submission guidelines.
knit.definitelymaybe.org /blog   (2417 words)

 Oasis CD Review: Definitely Maybe
Definitely Maybe was the debut album that shot Oasis into the rock and roll hall of fame in 1994.
Definitely Maybe shot to the number one spot in the record charts within a week of release, surpassing Blur's successful Parklife album as well as all  expectations for the band's debut.
Definitely Maybe therefore represents the origin of Oasis themselves and is arguably the best of the three albums on release.
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 Excite - Oasis - Ten years of Oasis - Definitely Maybe - The DVD - Clip
On 6th September 2004, Oasis release Definitely Maybe - The DVD to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of this landmark album’s release.
The classic audio version is accompanied by an hour-long documentary about the recording of the album featuring rare and contemporary interviews with the band, label, friends and entourage, memorable live and TV performances of Definitely Maybe’s twelve era-defining tracks and more besides – totalling nearly five hours of classic Oasis music and footage.
Definitely Maybe - The DVD includes the band’s promo videos for ‘Supersonic’;, ‘Shakermaker’;, ‘Live Forever’ ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Star’ and ‘Cigarettes And Alcohol’ (uncensored), some with director commentaries.
excite.contactmusic.com /new/home.nsf/webpages/oasisx27x07x04   (286 words)

 Oasis: Definitely Maybe - Playing God - Stylus Magazine
When I finally picked it up, Definitely Maybe mostly fulfilled my expectations, and there’s certainly a clutch of enduring songs at its heart, but the whole thing goes slack at times, and there are a couple of just incredibly bad songs (if I never hear “Shakermaker” again, it will be too soon).
If Oasis had released this version I’m sure that in addition to maybe getting a bit more respect (which their early work, at least, deserves), there’d be less debate over which is their finest album.
The major reason I like Definitely Maybe so much is that every time the songs either introduce an element of depressive doubt or overweening arrogance something comes along to right the balance, leaving the whole teetering between the two extremes.
www.stylusmagazine.com /feature.php?ID=1145   (945 words)

 Definitely Maybe - Oasis - Music Records Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Definitely Maybe - Oasis : Fantastic first album from a truly fantastic band
Definately Maybe is full of some amazing music that is quite varied and the album is wonderfully put together.
Definitely Maybe - Oasis : Oasis At Their Very Best!!!
www.dooyoo.co.uk /music-records/definitely-maybe-oasis   (314 words)

 Definitely, not maybe, a bad call - Opinion - smh.com.au
Definitely Maybe was definitely one of the 20 best albums of 1994.
It was maybe one of the hundred best albums of the '90s.
But even the Gallagher brothers, who are not renowned for their shyness when it comes to trumpeting their own worth, would have to hide their blushes and admit that calling their debut album the greatest of all time is a folly.
www.smh.com.au /news/opinion/definitely-not-maybe-a-bad-call/2006/06/05/1149359673967.html   (814 words)

 Daily Vault - August 19, 2004
Definitely Maybe was one of the greatest debut albums of all-time.
It's no wonder that this was the album that gave Oasis a huge American audience (Definitely Maybe barely cracked the top 50); the album was a huge hit on adult contemporary radio.
The guitar-driven dynamics definitely make the song sound "important," but the sad narrative deals not with an epic life struggle or the battle between man vs. machine.
www.dailyvault.com /2004_08_19-sm.html   (565 words)

 National Study of Youth and Religion
Overall, 40 percent of teens maybe or definitely believe in astrology, 39 percent maybe or definitely believe in communicating with the dead, and 27 percent maybe or definitely believe in psychics and fortune tellers.
For instance, 44 percent of teens who never attend religious services say they maybe or definitely believe in communicating with the dead, compared to 23 percent of teens who attend more than once a week.
Likewise, 49 percent of teens who never attend religious services report maybe or definitely believing in astrology, while 35 percent of teens who attend weekly and 22 percent of teens who attend more than once a week say the same.
www.youthandreligion.org /news/2004-1013.html   (548 words)

 [ Adrian's Album Reviews - Oasis ]
Definitely Maybe was my first forray into the world of alleged "britpop".
Definitely Maybe was a good debut; but then, all of a sudden, and out of nowhere, Oasis was the biggest shit on earth.
I am not saying Definately Maybe is poor- it may be their finest work- but the one criticism I do have is that the same basic instruments are used through the entire album, so it all sounds fairly similar throughout.
www.adriandenning.co.uk /oasis.html   (10217 words)

 Comments for Oasis: Definitely Maybe - Playing God - Stylus Magazine
The problem with the tracklisting on Definitely Maybe isn't that it makes for a bad album, but that it obscures the center of Noel's songwriting.
A consciousness of the passing of time, never made too obvious on their albums, was always the center of their b-sides--even those to the Morning Glory singles.
Definitely Maybe goes so far as to surround 'Slide Away' with two lighter songs, just as The Queen Is Dead did for 'There is a Light'.
www.stylusmagazine.com /featurecomment.php?ID=1145   (1346 words)

 Definitely Maybe
The 6th edition of Maybe Quarterly has now arrived - We also run a blog called Only Maybe as a supplement to the magazine.
If you let a coin fall and it falls, the next time it is just by an infinite coincidence that it will fall again the same way; hundreds of other coins on other hands will follow this pattern in an infinitely unimaginable fashion.
Definitions, from which page I will lift Roger Shattuck's definitions (they are expanded, with comments, if you follow that link):
homepage.ntlworld.com /toby.p/definitely_maybe.htm   (376 words)

 Oasis - Definitely Maybe Movie: Oasis - Definitely Maybe DVD is available from Bestprices.com
In 1994 a little-known band from Manchester, England, released their debut album, entitled DEFINITELY MAYBE.
Brimming full of confidence, the five-piece band soon scaled the charts, with the album spawning a rapid succession of hit singles, and huge, era-defining live shows.
A decade after DEFINITELY MAYBE's release, the band returned to their debut, and released this definitive version of their masterpiece.
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 Amazon.com: Definitely Maybe: Music: Oasis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Paradoxically derivative and unique, Definitely Maybe was so groundbreaking that bands have been trying for the last decade to capture its sound, its magic.
Like Revolver, Kick (INXS), Joshua Tree, and Achtung Baby (just a few examples off-the-cuff), Definitely Maybe captured the spirit of the time in which it was released and sent rock in a different direction.
What "She Loves You" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand" were to the British Invasion, the Definitely Maybe album was to the "Brit Pop" movement.
www.amazon.com /Definitely-Maybe-Oasis/dp/B000002AS3   (1380 words)

 Definitely Maybe Review | Oasis | Reviews @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
Definitely Maybe is probably the best Debut album ever written.
Definitely Maybe was recorded three times, three times.
This album is brilliant and I would say it is the definitive Oasis album, it has the attitude which all the others lack even though it doesn't have the best songs it still somes up the band better than any other album.
www.ultimate-guitar.com /reviews/compact_discs/oasis/definitely_maybe/index.html   (2859 words)

 Definitely Maybe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Whatever it was that was happening here, whatever was the reason for his stomach being aflutter all over sudden and his skin tingling excitingly, he had totally forgotten all his gloomy thoughts from a moment before.
Maybe he should really think it over again.
He hated having to do this, but their chances were definitely a lot better when they were two of them.
members.fortunecity.com /deadboytext/id266.htm   (7228 words)

 Oasis - Definitely Maybe (1994)
In the grand tradition of Ray and Dave Davies of the Kinks and the Black Crowes' Chris and Rich Robinson, Liam and Noel Gallagher regularly stop gigs to beat the hell out of one another in front of their adoring fans.
Maybe Noel's upset that Liam's the pretty one and Liam's angry that Noel effectively controls the band.
Still, the fact that the siblings are locked together whether they like it or not pretty much prevents a breakup like the Brett Anderson-Bernard Butler split that leaves Suede on the road without much of a future.
www.spacecityrock.com /marc/albums/oasis.html   (861 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Oasis: Definitely Maybe (Limited Edition): DVD: Oasis,Dick Carruthers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
If I wanted to be ever so slightly critical, I would say that the sleeve notes (contained in a separate booklet) could have been made more comprehensive, and included lyrics to all of the songs.
'Definitely Maybe' stormed straight to the top of the charts upon its original release in 1994 and became the fastest selling debut album by a British act of all time.
The group re-visit the shoot where Definitely Maybe was photographed, the booklet is nice work as is the sleeve.
www.amazon.co.uk /Oasis-Definitely-Maybe-Limited/dp/B00005OMF3   (1790 words)

 Definitely Maybe at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It was released in 1994 (see 1994 in music) on Creation Records.
Creation Records had wanted to release "Bring It on Down" as the first single, but Noel Gallagher prevailed and Oasis went on to become a British sensation.
On the Billboard Music Charts, Definitely Maybe hit #1 on the Heatseekers chart and #58 on pop albums chart.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Definitely_Maybe.html   (259 words)

 OASIS - Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Yes, this album is a total rewrite of Definitely Maybe.
And if you think Definitely Maybe benefited so much because of the energy and the vibe, give up.
Maybe the guys were trying to sound mature, but they don't.
sirmustapha.mylimbo.net /oasis.htm   (2337 words)

 Oasis - Definitely Maybe Reviews - Verdicts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Introduction Definately maybe is Oasis debut album which almost made them household names (it was their enxt album that would finally achieve that) and is possibly still their finest album, even after 13 years together.
Introduction Definitely maybe was Oasis's debut album, and arguably their best to date.
This is definitely (there’s no maybe about it) my favourite album ever created, and I recommend it to anyone.
www.verdicts.co.uk /reviews/1087   (645 words)

 NME.COM - News - 'DEFINITELY' DEFINITIVE!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
NME.COM has all the details of their reissue of 'Definitely Maybe'...
OASIS have confirmed final details of their tenth anniversary reissue of 'DEFINITELY MAYBE'.
The group release 'Definitely Maybe - The DVD' on September 6.
www.nme.com /news/109054.htm   (293 words)

 Definitely Maybe (Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky)
It also tends to be more realistic socially (not social realism), and to draw more on the social sciences than the hard sciences so beloved of authors such as Asimov and Niven.
Definitely Maybe is no exception — if you like Borges and Lem you will like this, if you are a hard science fiction fan then you probably won't.
Technology is only involved in the abstract, the characters have depth, and the plot is simple.
dannyreviews.com /h/Definitely_Maybe.html   (105 words)

 Definitely Maybe by Oasis CD
The songs are about what they like ("Cigarettes & Alcohol"), who they want to be ("Rock 'n' Roll Star," "Live Forever"), and what they want to avoid becoming ("Married With Children"); and they defy turning into typical rock star cliches only through sheer will, as well as simultaneously pretty and edgy guitars.
Before Morning Glory, there was Definitely Maybe that got the band rolling.
Best songs include Live Forever[greatest oasis track ever], Supersonic, Slide Away, Shakermaker, Rock N Roll Star, Cigarettes and Alcohol, Bring It On Down and Sad Song[great acoustic song] that's only on the Definitely Maybe DVD and not on the regular album.
www.cduniverse.com /search/xx/music/pid/1089304/a/Definitely+Maybe.htm   (703 words)

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