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Definitely Maybe is the debut studio album by English rock band Oasis, released on August 29, 1994.

Noel Gallagher joined his little brother Liam's band in 1992. They worked on demos and played numerous live gigs. They finally released their first song, "Columbia", in late 1993. Much to their surprise, it started getting played. The band then decided it was time to record an album. After two ill-fated attempts and going through a few producers, they finally settled on producer Owen Morris and recorded the album in a few weeks. Prior to the release, they sent out two singles: "Supersonic" and "Shakermaker".

The album finally debuted that summer to rave reviews from critics on both sides of the pond. Praising its heavy guitar sound, optimistic lyrics, and impressive vocals, it sold over 80,000 copies in its first week and peaked at #1 and #58 on the British and American album charts, respectively. It has since been placed at #9 on Pitchfork's "50 Greatest Britpop Albums" list and was voted the 42nd best debut album of all time on a list by Rolling Stone.

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Members:

  • Liam Gallagher – vocals, tambourine, production
  • Noel Gallagher – lead guitar, piano, backing vocals, production, bass on "Up in the Sky" and "Slide Away"
  • Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs – rhythm guitar, piano, production
  • Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan – bass, production
  • Tony McCarroll – drums, production

Tracklist:

  1. "Rock 'n' Roll Star" (5:23)
  2. "Shakermaker" (5:10)
  3. "Live Forever" (4:38)
  4. "Up in the Sky" (4:28)
  5. "Columbia" (6:17)
  6. "Supersonic" (4:44)
  7. "Bring It on Down" (4:17)
  8. "Cigarettes & Alcohol" (4:50)
  9. "Digsy's Dinner" (2:32)
  10. "Slide Away" (6:32)
  11. "Married with Children" (3:12)

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1996 Mexican Release Bonus Track

  1. "Whatever" (6:21)


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