9:26 PM November 15, 2021
Oasis unveiled new live audio from Wall of wonders on the opening night of their landmark 1996 shows at Knebworth.
The epic live-action version of the single is now available to watch and stream. First shown in HD audio, the recording is taken from the upcoming live concert album ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996 ‘, which comes out this Friday (November 19) via Big Brother Recordings Ltd.
The accompanying performance footage, which you can watch below, is from the full Saturday concert performed by Dick Carruthers and featured on triple DVD and Blu-ray.
The original version of the anthem Wall of wonders was released on October 30, 1995 and was the third single from Oasis’ seminal second album (What’s the story) Morning Glory?.
A worldwide hit, the song’s appeal continues to endure to this day as it connects with new generations of fans. 2020 saw Wall of wonders surpass one billion streams on Spotify, the first song of the 1990s to achieve such a feat.
When was the live album ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ released?
The special live album ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’ will be released this Friday, November 19 on formats including 2CD and triple heavyweight vinyl, with the digital version of the album in HD audio.
The DVD will be available as a triple disc comprising the cinematic documentary of the same name, as well as the two nights of the live concert in their entirety, 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 film documentary, as well as a Super Deluxe box set including the triple LP, 2CD and triple DVD as well as replicas of the original concert memorabilia, available exclusively at the online store of the group. All formats are available for Pre-order.
The two August 1996 shows were recently immortalized on the big screen in a critically acclaimed documentary ‘Oasis Knebworth 1996’.
Liam Gallagher is due to return to Knebworth next summer for two concerts on Friday June 3 and Saturday June 4, 2022.
Directed by Grammy-nominated Jake Scott, the film documentary celebrates the story of the special relationship between Oasis and her fans that made the biggest concert of the 1990s possible.
Driven by the tremendous excitement and anticipation of the fans who were at the Knebworth 1996 shows that defined the era – and a new generation who wish they had been – the film documentary opened at No. 1 on its first night out, also becoming the UK’s highest. cinema release revenue-generating event of 2021.
It is now available for download and was the # 1 documentary film on the iTunes UK Chart and # 4 in the overall movie rating when it was released.
Oasis’ record-breaking two nights at Knebworth Park took place on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August 1996, with a quarter of a million music fans from around the world converging on Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire.
With a setlist packed with Oasis classics, these shows were both the pinnacle of success for the band and Britpop as a whole.