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#460693 - 03/05/18 02:26 PM [Songwriting] The Story Behind 'Wonderwall' by Oasis
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#460825 - 03/06/18 08:13 AM [Songwriting] Re: The Story Behind 'Wonderwall' by Oasis [Re: pghboemike]
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This was a very interesting read! It's funny to me how many of these huge music acts hate their most popular songs. I remember reading something similar about how the members of Radiohead all despise "Creep" despite it being their breakthrough single that made them a household name.

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#461188 - 03/08/18 02:38 PM [Songwriting] Re: The Story Behind 'Wonderwall' by Oasis [Re: pghboemike]
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I actually knew that Oasis really disliked Wonderwall. It's probably the only Oasis song I listen to myself, and I've heard and read that every time they get a request for it that they groan because it's not really inline with their usual style and what they would typically write for a song. Not sure if that's entirely true or just hearsay, but it I can't imagine making a song that wasn't representative of your usual style or flavour, and perhaps was a bit more experimental, and it becomes a huge breakthrough.

On the flip side, at least Oasis had a breakthrough! And I will probably always like Wonderwall (I just really like how it's written). Hopefully Oasis' opinion of it will soften with time.
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