- 08 Oct 20
As part of our nightly series celebrating the 25th anniversary of Oasis' classic album, Steo Wall performs 'Cast No Shadow'.
Our celebrations for the 25th anniversary of Oasis' era-defining album (What's The Story) Morning Glory? continue – with a special performance from Steo Wall, covering 'Cast No Shadow'.
Scoring Oasis their first No.1 single on the UK charts, 'Some Might Say' was the last track to feature their original drummer Tony McCarroll.
"In my head, I believe I wanted it to sound like Pink Floyd," Noel Gallagher said of 'Cast No Shadow, during his recent 25th anniversary track-by-track of (What's The Story) Morning Glory. "It's the same chords as 'Wish You Were Here'. The opening chords are the same.
"It's a fucking great song," he continued. "Some of the best words I ever wrote are in that song: 'Bound with all the weight of all the words he tried to say/ Chained to all the places that he never wished to say.' I mean, fucking hell. I've no recollection of writing it."
Noel famously dedicated the song to Richard Ashcroft.
"Verve – or The Verve, or whatever the fuck they were called then – had split up for the first time," Noel reflected. "It was a pretty nasty fallout, I remember. Richard had taken it pretty badly. I just dedicated it to him, as a big up."
Having been praised by the legendary likes of Damien Dempsey, Luka Bloom and Christy Moore, Dublin singer-songwriter Steo Wall has established himself as one of the country's most thrilling talents – drawing from both Irish folk and Dublin hip-hop. He recently returned with his powerful new single 'My People'.
Watch Steo Wall perform 'Cast No Shadow' below:
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