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Don’t Look Back in Anger: The Story of Britpop – Part 1: Britain Strikes Back

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Description: What Happened Again? is a selection of music documentaries and interviews

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Don’t Look Back in Anger: The Story of Britpop – Part 1: Britain Strikes Back

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This BBC documentary recalls an era when, for the first time in the UK since punk, music was the focus point of the mainstream media, homegrown bands were incredibly successful and some of the best albums of the 90s were produced. This is the story of Britpop.\nIn the early 90s, grunge took over the world. But after Kurt Cobain’s death, the US dominated music landscape quickly became boring. It was to be shaken by a new breed of British bands. Bands who were reexploring the history of british pop, who were proud of their cultural heritage and whose lyrics the British youth could really relate to. The media quickly took interest and soon the likes of Suede, Pulp, Oasis, Blur and many others were all over the music press, the radios and their rock and roll adventures all over the tabloids. And, breaking from the british indie tradition, these bands weren’t scared to be big…

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