We gave it a B-
Do Oasis’ Liam and Noel Gallagher suffer from a morbid, and quite unnecessary, fear that we might forget how much they love the Beatles? The British quintet’s latest disc Dig Out Your Soul not only features Ringo’s son Zak Starkey on drums but also at one point includes a snippet of John Lennon talking. Both the heftily rocking first single, ”The Shock of the Lightning,” and the airier, more psychedelic song ”Falling Down” are fab enough to have appeared on one of Oasis’ terrific first two albums. But qualitywise, most of the tracks here are more ”Bungalow Bill” than ”Eleanor Rigby.” B?
Download This: Listen to ”The Shock of the Lightning” on the band’s MySpace page