Oasis today reveal live footage of their classic song ‘Champagne Supernova’, the first chance for fans to see the version taken from the eagerly anticipated cinematic documentary ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’. Watch the clip BELOW. ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ is in cinemas worldwide from this Thursday 23rd September via Trafalgar Releasing.
The audio of ‘Champagne Supernova (Live at Knebworth)’ is also released today, available to stream and download HERE. It is taken from the forthcoming live album released 19th November via Big Brother Recordings.
Taken from the second night of the band’s two era-defining Knebworth shows, the legendary performance sees Oasis joined on stage by The Stone Roses’ John Squire for an incendiary seven-minute version of ‘Champagne Supernova’. The new clip hears Noel Gallagher’s take on the moment some fans say signified the passing of the baton from The Stone Roses to Oasis. It also features snatched, first-hand accounts from the fans who were there, recounting their bond with the band and that weekend’s life-changing events.
Watch 'Champagne Supernova (Live at Knebworth)' - BELOW:
Directed by Grammy Award-nominee Jake Scott, ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ celebrates the story of the special relationship between Oasis and their fans that made the largest concert of the ‘90s possible. It is a story told entirely in the moment through the eyes of the fans who were there, built around extensive and never before seen archive concert and backstage footage from the event, with additional interviews with the band and concert organisers. Watch the official trailer here. Tickets are now on sale here.
The special live album, also titled ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’, will be released on formats including 2CD and triple LP on heavyweight vinyl, with the digital version of the album featuring HD audio. The DVD will be available as a triple-disc set including the cinematic documentary plus both nights of the live concert in full, edited by Dick Carruthers with audio mixed by Will Shapland in Dolby 5.1 surround sound, with the Blu-ray in single disc format. Limited edition formats include the 2CD with DVD of the cinematic documentary, plus a Super Deluxe Box Set including the triple LP, 2CD and triple DVD plus replicas of the original gig memorabilia, available exclusively from the band’s online store.
Oasis’ two record-breaking nights at Knebworth took place on the 10th & 11th of August 1996, with over a quarter of a million young music fans from all over the world converging on Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire. Featuring a setlist absolutely packed with stone-cold classics, these concerts were both the pinnacle of the band’s success and the landmark gathering for a generation.
The film is produced by Black Dog Films for Kosmic Kyte Ltd. Noel Gallagher and Liam Gallagher serve as executive producers. It is financed and distributed by Sony Music Entertainment and will be released theatrically by Trafalgar Releasing.