John Harris presents a documentary charting the rise of Britpop, its brief romance with New Labour and the emergence of ‘new lad’ culture. Finally, as Britpop declines, he asks what legacy it has left. — BBC
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Britpop was massively overrated. It turned out to be a battle of bands that were trying to sound like The Beatles. Oasis was particularly shameless in stealing their sound. Luckily the 90's were one of the best for music in general.