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Oasis top best British album poll
The cover of Oasis album Definitely Maybe
Definitely Maybe featured songs including Live Forever and Columbia
Two releases by rock group Oasis have been voted the best British albums ever recorded in a poll of 11,000 people.

Their 1994 album Definitely Maybe came top, while their 1995 follow-up (What's the Story) Morning Glory was second in the vote for Q magazine and HMV.

Radiohead's OK Computer finished third, followed by Revolver by The Beatles and the Stone Roses' self-titled debut.

Under the Iron Sea by Keane, released in 2006, was eighth, the only CD from the past decade to make the top 10.

The full list of 50 British albums included five by The Beatles.

BEST BRITISH ALBUMS
1. Oasis, Definitely Maybe
2. Oasis, (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
3. Radiohead, OK Computer
4. Beatles, Revolver
5. Stone Roses, Stone Roses
6. Beatles, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
7. Clash, London Calling
8. Keane, Under the Iron Sea
9. Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon
10. Verve, Urban Hymns
Source: Q/HMV survey

As well as Revolver, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was at six, while Abbey Road, The White Album and Rubber Soul made positions 12, 19 and 21 respectively.

Oasis had a further two in the top 50 - Don't Believe the Truth at 14 and Be Here Now at 22 - taking their total to four.

Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Muse and Coldplay each had three entries in the chart.

There only female artist in the list was Amy Winehouse, whose Back To Black album made number 35.

Q's editor, Paul Rees, said Oasis had polled three times more votes than any other act on his publication's list, making them "undoubtedly the nation's most-loved band".

"In a list that features the likes of Radiohead's OK Computer and The Beatles' Revolver, this is a testament to the popularity of Oasis and their music."

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