The Riff
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The Riff

How 1990s English Music Put the Brit Back into Pop

The story of Britpop

Remember Union Jack guitars? Photo: badgreeb fattkatt. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0

Picture it, Bradford, 1994. I was at a house party, talking to some guy about music. He gave me a piece of advice that sent my musical tastes in directions that’d bring me joy for years to come.

“Don’t listen to East 17 and Take That; they’re shite. Listen to Oasis and Blur.”

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Nichola Scurry

Nichola Scurry

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Australian living in Barcelona, writing mostly about popular culture with a twist of quirky. If you like my writing, I like coffee. ko-fi.com/nicscurry