The Day Blur Topped Oasis
In one corner there was Blur, a London foursome who had met while studying at Goldsmiths College. They already had three albums under their belt, including 1994's blockbuster Parklife, and were known for being artsy and working in a variety of musical styles.
In the other corner was Oasis, a Manchester rock band led by brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher. They had achieved huge success in Britain, where their album Definitely Maybe because the fastest-selling debut release in U.K. chart history, and made a reputation of celebrating the hedonistic tendencies of rock and roll. more on this story
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