Today we are going to talk about Oasis Knebworth 1996. It is one of the most era-defining rock band documentaries. It is yet to be released, but there is no doubt that the craze and love will make it a super hit! Oasis hit the rock in 1991 in the elegant city of Manchester. It was earlier known as “The Rain” Later on, it changed its name. Oasis is one of England’s all-time most popular bands. Today we are going to talk about a historic concert that shot Oasis from enigma to stardom. The Oasis Knebworth 1996 is what changed the face of the band! They had released their first single, supersonic led by the team leader and guitarist Noel Gallagher in 1994. It was a game-changing moment but not a game-defining moment! They had to wait two more years for Knebworth Park 1996!!
This documentary is a celebration of the most eventful concert in the last 25-30 odd years!! In April 1996, two and a half million fans gathered in Knebworth Park to watch their favorite band. The legendary British Band Oasis broke several records in those two nights. Those two nights, 10th-11th August was undoubtedly the greatest nights of their lives. The tickets got sold out in under a day, 2% of the UK population buying them! They were just a decent band before they wrote: “Live forever”. But, the night they performed “Live Forever” in Knebworth. All hell broke loose. They would have never imagined that they would become the biggest band in the world! 2.5 Million fans could feel the fire coming out of Liam Gallagher’s vocals!! Before we talk more facts about Oasis Knebworth 1996, let’s cover its Release date first!
Oasis Knebworth 1996 Documentary Release Date
Oasis Knebworth 1996 Documentary is being released in cinemas on 23 September 2021. Grammy-award winner Jake Scott directed the film. The documentary releasing on 23 September, this coming Thursday. Oasis Knebworth 1996 describes the special relationship between Oasis and its fans. The famous rock band performed for two unforgettable nights in Knebworth. Neither Liam nor Noel or the two and half a million fans got tired. They kept cheering and singing for each other till they had life in them!!
The documentary is for those generations of fans who were not able to attend this iconic show. When they watch Oasis Knebworth 1996, they will experience the lasting energy and impact around Oasis performance that made it remarkably special! Scott wrote the narration by watching the concert and collecting many fan experiences that were present that day. It is like collecting details from their eyes and ears!!
Tom Mackay, President of Sony Music Entertainment, said that he is thrilled to work on the project. He is excited to work with RSA films and Trafalgar to bring the Oasis iconic 1996 concert in Knebworth back to life! The lead singers of Oasis, Noel and Liam Gallagher, got separated in 2009 due to some tension involved in the band. The famous brothers got split, and they were in the headlines for breaking Oasis. Now that their documentary is releasing, both the brothers are excited like never before. Let us hear it from them:-
Liam said, “Knebworth for me was the Woodstock of the 90s. It was all about the music and the people. I cannot remember much about it, but I shall never forget it”.
Noel said, “I cannot believe we never played Rock and Roll Star”.
Some Record-breaking Facts about The Documentary
Apart from the 2.5 million fans who had attended the concert, there were 7000 celebrities on the guest list!! Like Kate Moss, Jarvis Cocker, Chris Evans, Mick Hucknall. It took 3000 crew members to initiate the show from start to bottom. The show was for two nights. There were millions of fans watching Oasis play Live Forever. No arrests? Not possible!! But surprisingly, there were only ten arrests in those two historic nights, which is like nothing! Liam Gallagher was at his prime. He threw fire out of his mouth still sounded melodious for two consecutive nights! Today, Liam and Noel might have separated. But on Thursday, chances are high for the brothers to show up one last time in front of their fans. Oasis Lives Forever.