As the Mat Whitecross film is aired on UK TV, we look back at what makes the music documentary so great.
Supersonic was aired on UK telly for the first time over the festive season, so we’ve decided to look back on what makes it so blimming awesome. amazing things, amazing things, amazing things
Directed by Mat Whitecross and executive produced by Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna), Supersonic is a treasure trove of rare clips, recordings, anecdotes, tall tales and the odd barbed comment as it documents the rise and rise of one of the greatest bands of all time.
Kicking off in 1991 when Oasis first formed and climaxing with their huge gigs at Knebworth in 1996, the documentary tells the story of the turbulent relationship between Liam and Noel Gallagher. With unprecedented access to the band members and some incredible unseen footage, it’s the definitive story of Oasis – and also one of the funniest films you’ll see all year.
Plus, you’ll find out some incredible stories about Liam, Noel and the rest of the band along the way. Here are just a few of the excellent Oasis facts you’ll find out – without any spoilers, of course!
Why was becoming interested in music a painful event for Liam Gallagher?
One of the most revealing things we learn in Supersonic was that Liam wasn’t at all interested in music… until a fateful event suddenly changed things… But it wasn’t without some personal injury to Liam himself.