Alan McGee - 'It's almost meaningless to say you're No.1 in 2015'

James Hanley

Alan McGee believes a Blur/Oasis-style chart battle wouldn’t work in 2015 because having a No.1 single has become “almost meaningless”.

The Creation Records founder was interviewed by NME recently for the 20th anniversary of the Country House vs Roll With It “Battle Of Britpop”, won by Food-signed Blur with 274,000 copies to Creation-signed Oasis' 216,000. “Did I think it was stupid? Yes. Do I think that it worked? Unbelievably. Am I glad it happened? Completely,” said McGee.

But asked if such a ...

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