I love this blog about one of my favorite Oasis songs! Enjoy.
“Acquiesce” is one of my favorite Oasis songs. It’s huge and booming and important. When I first bought The Masterplan I would play this song repeatedly. It’s hard to believe that it’s from a compilation album of B-sides. But as it says in the liner notes, Noel and Liam “believe a B-side is no excuse not to care.” It’s a really great song.
I don’t know what it is
that makes me feel alive
I don’t know how to wake
the things that sleep inside
I only wanna see the light
that shines behind your eyes
Yes. This. “Acquiesce” was originally recorded in 1995 as the B-side to “Some Might Say,” but I had not heard it until the 1998 compilation The Masterplan was released. The first few words of “Morning Glory” and the brief strums of the guitar at the beginning gave me everything I needed to…
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