Go Let It Out

Album: Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants (2000)
Charted: 1
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Songfacts®:

  • The Blues song "I Walk On Gilded Splinters" by Johnny Jenkins was a big influence on this. Jenkins was a renowned left-handed Blues guitarist, who helped launch the career of Otis Redding. His flamboyant technique preceded Jimi Hendrix, who used some of Jenkins' tricks in his stage show.
  • Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants reached #1 in the UK. Japanese copies of the album contain a bonus track: "Let's All Make Believe." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France, for above 2
  • On this song Liam Gallagher played acoustic guitar, Gem Archer played electric guitar and (unusually) Noel Gallagher played bass. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Rory - Birmingham, England
  • This was Oasis' first single without Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs and Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan. They left in Aug 1999. By November Andy Bell (ex-Ride, bass,) and Gem Archer (guitar, ex-Heavy Stereo) had joined.
  • This was the first Oasis product to be released via their own Big Brother record label.
  • Noel Gallagher said at the time (quoted in 1000 UK #1 Hits by Jon Kutner and Spencer Leigh), "With 'Go Let It Out,' I know I can combine rock 'n' roll with a contemporary feel and that gives me the confidence to carry on." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for above 3

Comments: 4

  • Lee from Hull, United KingdomDue to the departure of Bonehead and Guigsy the video contains Gem Archer on lead guitar, Alan White on drums, Noel on bass and Liam playing rhythm and vocals, but the recording only contains Liam on vocals, White on drums and Noel playing all other instruments including a mellotron.
  • Bryan from Hull, United KingdomIt's Standing on the Shoulder... (singular). Doesn't make sense, I know!
  • Lukas from Panevëþys, Lithuaniathere's a another version on SOTSOG demos with a speech from Austin Powers movie.
  • Dylan from New Britain, CtI love this, especially the Familliar To Millions version
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