Oasis share unseen ‘Champagne Supernova’ Knebworth performance
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Oasis share unseen ‘Champagne Supernova’ Knebworth performance

Featuring a guest appearance from The Stone Roses’ John Squire

By Patrick Clarke

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Liam Gallagher on-stage at Knebworth in 1996. CREDIT: Roberta Parkin / Redferns / Getty

Previously unseen footage of Oasis performing ‘Champagne Supernova’ has been shared ahead of the release of feature-length documentary Oasis Knebworth 1996.

  • READ MORE: ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ review: an era-defining gig that will live forever

You can see the footage below, filmed at the second of the band’s legendary Knebworth shows and featuring a guest appearance from The Stone Roses guitarist John Squire.

The seven-minute clip also features Noel Gallagher reflecting on comments made at the time that the performance saw a passing of the baton between The Stone Roses and Oasis, as well as first-hand accounts from fans who witnessed it live.

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An audio version of the performance has also appeared on streaming services. It will form part of a live album, also called ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’, which is released digitally, on CD and triple LP on November 19 via Big Brother Recordings.

The feature-length documentary will be released in cinemas worldwide this Thursday (September 23) via Trafalgar Releasing.

In a five-star review of the film, NME said: “For those who were there, the film provides a portal back to a golden age. For everyone else, it’s a reminder of those special teen years – when a plastic cup filled with warm lager and a sunny afternoon in a park makes for the biggest adventure of your life.”







Last week, meanwhile, the film’s director Jake Scott said that he thinks the band will get back together. 

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“I’d love to think so. It’d be lovely,” he told NME. “Oh God it’d be great wouldn’t it? There’s so much studio manipulation in music now. Just a solid rock n roll band would be an amazing thing to see again.”

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