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Oasis (band)

English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991
The place where there is vegetation in the desert is an oasis

Oasis were an English rock band. They formed in Manchester, England in 1991. Before the band split in August 2009 people in the band were Noel Gallagher (lead guitar / vocals), Liam Gallagher (vocals), Colin 'Gem' Archer (rhythm guitar), Andy Bell (bass) and Chris Sharrock (drummer). Because the band is quite an old band they have had quite a few people play with them in the past.

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Liam Gallagher (left) and Noel Gallagher of Oasis, with live keyboardist Jay Darlington in background in 2005.
Background information
OriginManchester, England
GenresRock, britpop, alternative rock, neo-psychedelia
Years active1991 – 2009
LabelsCreation, Epic, Columbia, Sony BMG, Big Brother
Associated actsThe Rain, Starclub, Ride, Heavy Stereo, Hurricane #1, Proud Mary
Past members
Liam Gallagher
Noel Gallagher
Gem Archer
Andy Bell
Chris Sharrock

Liam Gallagher formed a new band called Beady Eye with Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock. Noel Gallagher started a solo career. He released his first solo album in 2011.