Oasis, Smashing Pumpkins LPs Feature On BBC’s ‘Masterpieces’ Series

By Live4ever - Posted on 01 Nov 2011 at 7:23am

BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe is to showcase albums by the likes of Oasis, Amy Winehouse and Smashing Pumpkins when his ‘Masterpieces’ series returns for another run this month.

Beginning on Monday, November 21st Zane Lowe will play the albums in their entirety, without interruption, while also interviewing both those involved in the making of, and inspired by, the legendary records.

Smashing Pumpkins’ ‘Siamese Dreams‘ will kick the new season off, followed by Dizzee Rascal‘s 2003 Mercury-winning debut ‘Boy In Da Corner‘. Amy Winehouse’s second, and ultimiately final release ‘Back In Black‘ will be under the microscope on the 23rd, with Oasis’ classic first LP ‘Definitely Maybe‘ bringing the run of Masterpiece shows to an end on November 24th.

Zane Lowe has said the four albums picked “hold a special place in the record collections of many, whilst at the same time influencing on many of today’s most successful and brilliant artists.”

Previously, albums from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Public Enemy, The White Stripes and The Smiths have featured on the show.

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