Oasis: 10th June 2009

The Stadium of Light reached fever pitch as the Gallagher brothers rolled into town.

Kasabian and The Enemy had done a great job in warming the crowd up before Oasis took to the stage but as Liam emerged belting out the opening line of Rock'n'Roll Star the sea of bodies bounced along with every note.

Next up was the anthemic Lyla, followed by the first song from their new album 'The Shock of the Lightning`.

The band worked their way through their back catalogue as Liam swaggered around the stage with a tambourine in his trademark green anorak, with Noel a little more understated with his guitar in the background.

Songwriter Noel moved into the spotlight for his lead vocals on The Masterplan, The Importance of Being Idle and a song he dedicated to "everyone who likes to have their tea in front of the telly" Half the World Away - the theme tune to The Royle Family.

The brothers were on good form as they introduced the band - made up of a bearded, long-haired keyboard player dubbed "the son of God" and Chris Sharrock "our fifth and final drummer".

Wonderwall, Live Forever and Supersonic had the 50,000 crowd in raptures as they sang every word right back to the band.

Then came the highlight of the evening, Don't Look Back in Anger, which had the masses waving their mobile phones and out-singing Noel on the chorus.

The band finished with their climatic Champagne Supernova and a cover of The Beatles' I am the Walrus.

The Oasis gig was the third and final concert to be held at the Stadium of Light this summer, leaving fans with memories that, some might say, would live forev

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