In 1994, Oasis debuted their first full-length album, Definitely Maybe. As an immediate success in the UK, this record became the fastest selling debut album of all time in the UK. This album sparked a massive interested, here in the US, for British pop music at a time when grunge was taking a strong hold. Having sold copies well into the millions, this album is definitely the spark that set the forest on fire as Oasis is now one of the most revered bands throughout the world.

Today, a remastered, super deluxe, box set was released for pre-order. For a record that’s experienced some serious exorbitant pricing, this album is one that many would love to snag at a fair price. Well, here’s your chance!

oasis box set

Included within this box set:

– Packaged in a deluxe box with magnetic closure lid

– Three CD set

-Vinyl Edition

-56 page hard backed coffee table book with exclusive photographs from a number of the photographers who documented the group’s early days as well as never before seen behind the scenes photographs taken by some of those closest to the band. The book also includes extensive sleeve notes from respected music critic Neil McCormick.

-Additional content includes a 12” x 12” print, exclusive tote bag, enamel key ring, badge set and a set of 5 postcards with exclusive images from the period.

-Also included is an exclusive 7” single, featuring: Supersonic (Live At Glasgow Tramshed) & Cigarettes & Alcohol (Live At Manchester Academy); this 7” single will not be available for purchase anywhere else.

-Fans who pre order the box set via the store will exclusively receive a replica of the Whatever 12″ remastered.

The Details

DESCRIPTION

Definitely Maybe was originally released in August 1994 and was an immediate critical and commercial success. The fastest selling debut album ever (at the time), it went seven-times platinum in the UK (over 2 million copies), and sold 5 million worldwide. Containing the classic debut single Supersonic, released April 1994, and subsequent singles Shakermaker, Live Forever, and Cigarettes & Alcohol.

Definitely Maybe has now been remastered for the 2014 reissue by Ian Cooper at Metropolis studios with the vinyl repressed and cut on heavyweight 180g vinyl over two discs. The limited edition box set comes packaged in a deluxe box with magnetic closure lid, and includes includes both the three CD set and vinyl edition of the album as well as a stunning 56 page hard backed coffee table book with exclusive photographs from a number of the photographers who documented the group’s early days as well as never before seen behind the scenes photographs taken by some of those closest to the band. The book also includes extensive sleeve notes from respected music critic Neil McCormick. Additional content includes a 12” x 12” print, exclusive tote bag, enamel key ring, badge set and a set of 5 postcards with exclusive images from the period. The box set also includes an exclusive 7” single, track listing -

Side A
Supersonic (Live At Glasgow Tramshed) 5:43
Side B
Cigarettes & Alcohol (Live At Manchester Academy) 3:59
The 7” single will not be available for purchase anywhere else.

Fans who pre order the box set via the store will exclusively receive a replica of the Whatever 12" remastered.

Tracklisting:
A1. Whatever
B1. (It's Good) To Be Free
B2. Slide Away

Release Date - 19th May 2014

Box set track listing -

Disc 1 (Remastered)
1. Rock 'n' Roll Star
2. Shakermaker
3. Live Forever
4. Up In The Sky
5. Columbia
6. Supersonic
7. Bring it on Down
8. Cigarettes & Alcohol
9. Digsy's Dinner
10. Slide Away
11. Married With Children

Disc 2 (Remastered)
1. Columbia (White Label Demo)
2. Cigarettes & Alcohol (Demo)
3. Sad Song
4. I Will Believe (Live)
5. Take Me Away
6. Alive (Demo)
7. D'Yer Wanna Be A Spaceman?
8. Supersonic (Live)
9. Up In The Sky (Acoustic)
10. Cloudburst
11. Fade Away
12. Listen Up
13. I Am The Walrus (Live Glasgow Cathouse June ‘94)
14. Whatever
15. (It's Good) To Be Free
16. Half The World Away

Disc 3
1. Supersonic (Live At Glasgow Tramshed)
2. Rock ‘n’ Roll Star (Demo)
3. Shakermaker (Live Paris in-store)
4. Columbia (Eden Studios Mix)
5. Cloudburst (Demo)
6. Strange Thing (Demo)
7. Live Forever (Live Paris in-store)
8. Cigarettes & Alcohol (Live At Manchester Academy)
9. 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 in-store)
17. Whatever (Strings)

Price $166.89

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