CSPC: Oasis Popularity Analysis

Oasis Feature 4: Legendary 1994 Interview

Digital Singles Sales – Part 1

As a reminder, the weighting is done with a 10 to 1,5 ratio between one album and one digital single.

Definitely Maybe (1994) – 276,000 equivalent albums

Slide Away – 130,000
Live Forever – 540,000
Supersonic – 540,000
Cigarettes & Alcohol – 250,000
Rock ‘N’ Roll Star – 180,000
Remaining tracks – 200,000

(What’s the Story) Morning Glory? (1995) – 1,715,000 equivalent albums

Roll With It – 260,000
Wonderwall – 5,970,000
Don’t Look Back In Anger – 2,470,000
Some Might Say – 270,000
Morning Glory – 480,000
Champagne Supernova – 1,540,000
She’s Electric – 240,000
Remaining tracks – 200,000

Be Here Now (1997) – 188,000 equivalent albums

D’You Know What I Mean? – 230,000
Stand By Me – 610,000
Don’t Go Away – 280,000
All Around The World – 80,000
Remaining tracks – 50,000

Standing on the Shoulder of Giants (2000) – 60,000 equivalent albums

Remaining tracks – 400,000

Digital sales from Definitely Maybe‘s tracks appear to be somewhat average. Although tt contains two half a million sellers with Supersonic and Live Forever. The big numbers are once again to be seen inside the results of Morning Glory.

Their signature song is Wonderwall. At nearly 6 million this song is a phenomenal catalog seller. Half of these sales are made up of US downloads which proves the track remains a hot favorite there. Don’t Look Back in Anger would be the flagship of many bands with its 2,5 million sales. Surprisingly, this song is their most popular tune in most Asian countries, Japan included. It was Platinum there for 250,000 units sold this year and did even better in South Korea.

A radio smash back in the day in spite of never being released as a proper single, the popularity of Champagne Supernova remains strong. This track has now sold 1,5 million downloads and ringtones. As many as 7 more songs from Morning Glory have relevant sales, it builds a total of 11,4 million sales from this era in digital format.

Songs from Be Here Now are nowhere near as popular nowadays, although they top 1 million combined. The era Standing on the Shoulder of Giants is mostly forgotten.

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