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THESE SHOULDNT BE B-SIDES!,
This review is from: The Masterplan (Audio CD)
Being a hugggggge Oasis fan, I was interested in hearing The Masterplan; a collection of B-Sides from numerous singles over the bands many successful years.
I have to say that after hearing this, I am shocked upon the quality of each song on the album. These are easily good enough to be songs featured on an LP or even as an A-side single.
The cool thing about this collection is the variety. The album greets us with Acquiese, quite possibly the greatest and most famous non-single ever. From this point, we hear not only the classic rockin' Oasis style were all used to, but many slower harmonies sung by Noel himself, which helps us to see the band in a whole new light that we are very rarely shown. Examples of this are 'Talk Tonight' and 'Half The World Away'; the song that is now known as the theme from TV's 'The Royal Family'.
Although I enjoy all of the Oasis LP's, this stand-alone album is a treat. Therefore, I would say this is by far not only the greatest B-sides collection ever, but possibly the greatest collection of Oasis songs on one CD!
If your a huge Oasis fan, you owe it to yourself to own this unique album. I look forward to the bands 'definitive collection' due out later this year which will feature a mixture of all the bands works; but until then, this is a must have!