Oasis vs. Blur
Play • 18 min
In August 1995 Britain's two biggest bands battled for the number one position.

Discover what happened, how the battle divided the nation, and why the story is about much more than just music.

  • Introduction to Oasis
  • Introduction to Blur
  • Britpop as a reaction to American grunge music
  • The process of selling music in the 1990s
  • The cultural and regional differences between Blur and Oasis
  • August 1995 and deciding to release singles on the same day
  • Blur's Country House
  • Oasis's Roll With It
  • Silly Season in UK media
  • Who won the battle?
  • Who won the war?

Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/oasis-vs-blur
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