Dig Out Your Soul Do Oasis' Liam and Noel Gallagher suffer from a morbid, and quite unnecessary, fear that we might forget how much they love the Beatles? The… Dig Out Your Soul Do Oasis' Liam and Noel Gallagher suffer from a morbid, and quite unnecessary, fear that we might forget how much they love the Beatles? The… 2008-10-07 Oasis Rock
Music Review

Dig Out Your Soul (2008)

Oasis | SOUL BROTHERS This British quartet are decidedly less fab than the original Four on their most recent album
SOUL BROTHERS This British quartet are decidedly less fab than the original Four on their most recent album
EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Oct 07, 2008; Lead Performance: Oasis; Genre: Rock

Do Oasis' Liam and Noel Gallagher suffer from a morbid, and quite unnecessary, fear that we might forget how much they love the Beatles? The British quintet's latest disc Dig Out Your Soul not only features Ringo's son Zak Starkey on drums but also at one point includes a snippet of John Lennon talking. Both the heftily rocking first single, ''The Shock of the Lightning,'' and the airier, more psychedelic song ''Falling Down'' are fab enough to have appeared on one of Oasis' terrific first two albums. But qualitywise, most of the tracks here are more ''Bungalow Bill'' than ''Eleanor Rigby.'' B–
Download This: Listen to ''The Shock of the Lightning'' on the band's MySpace page

Originally posted Oct 01, 2008 Published in issue #1015 Oct 10, 2008 Order article reprints
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