The new Oasis single, ‘The Shock Of The Lightning’, was recorded like a demo says main man Noel Gallagher.
“If ‘The Shock Of The Lightning’ sounds instant and compelling to you, it’s because it was written dead fast. And recorded dead fast,” said Noel.
“[It] basically is the demo. And it has retained its energy. And there’s a lot to be said for that, I think. The first time you record something is always the best.”
The single, due for release on September 29, is the first release to be taken from their new studio album, Dig Out Your Soul out in October this year.
Recorded at Abbey Road and mixed in Los Angeles, all four members have contributed to writing the tracks but guitarist and songwriter, Noel said fans will not be getting a straight forward Oasis album.
“I wanted to write music that had a groove; not songs that followed that traditional pattern of verse, chorus and middle eight. I wanted a sound that was more hypnotic; more driving. Songs that would draw you in, in a different way. Songs that you would maybe have to connect to – to feel,” said Noel.
Dig Out Your Soul will be the first album released on the band’s own Big Brother label after they signed a three-album distribution deal with Sony BMG last week.