The arrogance, the excesses, the clothes, the attitude, 1994, Definitely Maybe, Brit Pop, Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher, the drugs, “the biggest band in the world”, the anthems, the British reconquest, the immaculate debut. Oasis.
“It’s 30 years since Manchester four-piece The Smiths changed the face of British pop with their debut single ‘Hand In Glove’. In this half-hour Culture Show special, fellow Mancunian and lifelong fan Tim Samuels sets out to find out why The Smiths have such a special place in the hearts of a generation of Brits” […]
“Jools Holland embarks on a personal journey through the streets, historical landmarks, pubs, music halls and rock ‘n’ roll venues of London to uncover a history of the city through its songs, the people who wrote them and the Londoners who joined in the chorus.”