Oasis - Happy 25th Birthday Definitely Maybe!!
25 years ago today (29th August 1994) Oasis released their debut studio album Definitely Maybe. The LP was an instant commercial and critical success. Following on from the singles Supersonic, Shakermaker and Live Forever the album went straight into the UK charts at number 1 and became the fastest selling debut album in UK history. Selling over 2 million copies in the Britain, the album went platinum 7 times and was hugely influential in the early 1990s Britpop movement. It has appeared in numerous greatest album polls topping the 2006 NME poll as the greatest album of all time.
The iconic cover shot was taken by photographer Michael Spencer Jones in Bonehead’s house in Didsbury, Manchester and features various influential figures such as Rodney Marsh, George Best, Burt Bacharach. The TV is also showing a still from the film The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, one of Noel Gallagher’s favourite films. We recently purchased the chair that Bonehead can be seen sitting on and are always on the lookout for items relating to Oasis. We are always on the lookout for any rare or unique items of authentic Oasis memorabilia. If you have anything you think we might be interested in please contact us for a quote.
Oasis Definitely Maybe Album Cover Chair From Bonehead’s Flat
The original wicker chair with leopard print cushion as depicted on the cover of the seminal 1994 debut Oasis album ‘Definitely Maybe’. On the cover Paul ‘Bonehead’ Arthurs can be seen sat on the chair in the corner of the room. The album cover was shot at Bonehead’s house in Didsbury, Manchester by photographer Michael Spencer Jones. Since the album cover shoot the chair has been painted grey and the arms/front legs have been stripped back to the original wood. The chair, which was purchased directly from Paul, comes with a signed letter containing an image of himself sat in the chair