Go Let It Out

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

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: 3

  • 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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