Two releases by rock group Oasis have been voted the best British albums ever recorded in a poll of 11,000 people, BBC?News Online reports.
The group’s 1994 album Definitely Maybe came first, while their 1995 follow-up (What’s the Story) Morning Glory was second in the vote for Q magazine and HMV.
Radiohead’s OK Computer finished third, followed by Revolver by The Beatles and the Stone Roses’ self-titled debut.
Under the Iron Sea by Keane, released in 2006, was eighth, the only CD from the past decade to crack the top 10. The full list of 50 British albums included five by The Beatles. As well as Revolver, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was at six, while Abbey Road, The White Album and Rubber Soul made positions 12, 19 and 21 respectively.
Oasis had a further two in the top 50 — Don’t Believe The Truth at 14 and Be Here Now at 22 — taking their total to four.
Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Muse and Coldplay each had three entries in the chart. The only female artist in the list was Amy Winehouse, whose Back To Black album made No. 35.