The Documentary Trailer for “Oasis Knebworth 1996” Honors One of the Most Iconic Concerts
Beginning November 19, the entire documentary will be available to stream on Paramount+.
We are looking back today, but not with rage. Oasis Knebworth 1996, a new music documentary from Paramount+, has released a trailer. The documentary, which will premiere on November 19 on the streaming platform, will explore the storey of the renowned band and their even more legendary two-night performance in Knebworth in 1996, which drew a record-breaking 250,000 fans on both nights.
The spectacular event also set box office records in the United Kingdom, with all tickets selling out in just 24 hours. The film, directed by Grammy Award winner Jake Scott, will include never-before-seen and behind-the-scenes video as well as interviews with the band, their fans, and the crews who put on the show.
Oasis was a Manchester-based English rock band that established in 1991. They were once known as the Rain before settling on the name Oasis. Though the band’s lineup has changed numerous times over the years, the original lineup included Liam Gallagher (lead vocals, tambourine), Paul Arthurs (guitar), Paul McGuigan (bass guitar), and Tony McCarroll (drums) (drums). Gallagher’s older brother, Noel Gallagher, eventually joined the band as main guitarist and vocalist. Despite their continual clashes, the Gallagher brothers always persisted, regardless of various lineups as time passed.
In 1993, the band signed with Creation Records, an independent label, and released their debut album, Definitely Maybe, in 1994, which was well received by the audience and put them in a position to release their smash single (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? in 1995. The new album lasted ten weeks at the top of the UK Albums Chart, and it is currently one of the best-selling albums of all time worldwide. This would be the band’s final album before travelling to Knebworth the next year for their huge show.
Liam Gallagher recalled of performing in front of a quarter-million people over two nights. “Knebworth for me was the Woodstock of the ‘90s. It was all about the music and the people. I can’t remember much about it, but I’ll never forget it. It was biblical.”
The band has ebbed and flowed over the years, and personalities have changed, but Knebworth will always remain there. Check out the teaser below, then check in to the documentary experience on November 19 to sing along to favourites including “Live Forever,” “Champagne Supernova,” “Wonderwall,” and an orchestra-backed rendition of The Beatles’ classic, “I Am The Walrus.”