Archive | Nov 18, 2018

Certain Songs #1375: Oasis – “Lyla”

Album: Don’t Believe The Truth
Year: 2005

Chances are, if you remember any Oasis song from the 2000s, it’s going to be this one, as it was their first single since “Go Let It Out” to make any dent on any U.S. charts. Sure, it was the just the Alternative charts, but still. Naturally, in the U.K. it went to number one, because of course it did.

Not just because it got some radio play, but also because it’s catchy as all fuck, a song that Noel Gallagher called their “poppiest thing since ‘Roll With It,'” and, honestly, one of the most straightforward and focused singles they’d ever released.