In an age where cell phones can discreetly film the private moments of both regular folks and celebrities, and with bloggers hitting their keyboards at the mere scent of a story, there’s a Big Brother aspect to celebrity that makes the missteps and foibles of the famous public fodder in an immediate, invasive way. But going on record―making an actual statement to the press―well, you’d think some of these long-time music biz types would be a little savvier by now.
Oasis have announced details of Chasing the Sun: Oasis 1993–1997 – an exhibition of rare photographs, artefacts and memorabilia taken from four years of the band’s early career. Ahead of the launch on 11 April, here’s a selection of images from the show
1994 was a manic year for Oasis. In just 12 months they went from releasing their debut album Definitely Maybe to playing gigs from Moseley to Manhattan. Photographer Paul Slattery went along for the ride, capturing the band in a series of intimate shots before they became genuine rock'n'roll stars. Featuring previously unseen pictures, let Slattery talk you through a year on the road with the boys from BurnageOasis: A Year On The Road by Paul Slattery is out now, published by Omnibus Press…
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