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Blur, Oasis: Battle of the Bands — Old Turf, New Combatants

Simon Reynolds, The New York Times, 22 October 1995

RIGHT NOW, the British music scene is convulsed with patriotic fervor. For the first time in over a decade, young British guitar bands are penetrating the Top 10 of the Singles Chart, barging aside faceless Euro-dance acts and routing the American grunge invaders.

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