1995, the chart war between Blur and Oasis divided music fans and sparked a debate about the essence of Britpop. A decade on, journalist John Harris launches Britpop Night with his compelling history of the scene. Featuring Graham Coxon ,
Justine Frischmann. Louise Wener and Alan McGee. New.
A Storyville documentary examining the socio-political and cultural impact of the Britpop era. Liam and Noel Gallagher , Damon Albarn , Jarvis Cocker , Ozwaid Boateng , Damien Hirst and Peter Mandelson contribute.
Jarvis Cocker on stardom. sex and hotel rooms as cameras follow the Sheffield band on a round-Britain tour, culminating in a homecoming gig at City Hall. Common People and Disco 2000 are among the hits.
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