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Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Brit-Pop Songs

See what tune managed to top ‘Wonderwall,’ ‘Bittersweet Symphony’ and ‘Song 2’

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Noel Gallagher of Oasis performing in 1996.

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The Brit-pop era was extremely short. Nobody agrees on the exact timeline, but most accept that it kicked off around 1991, peaked in 1994 when Oasis and Blur both released career-defining albums and died when the Rolling Stones took legal action against the Verve and the Spice Girls arrived on the scene. The whole thing lasted only about five years, but if you look at a British music magazine you’d think it never ended. There’s an obsession with the period that only seems to grow with age. Since there’s a new Blur album and Noel Gallagher is on tour, we asked our readers to vote for their favorite Brit-pop song. Here are the results.

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