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Oasis used £12.50 Toy Sitar In New Album

Published: Fri October 03, 2008  News Feed

It looked hilarious. In this really famous room is this little tiny plastic sitar with this massive mic that's worth about £50,000. And the sitar's worth about £12.50..."

 


'Dig Out Your Soul' Available 06/10/2008

The legendary Oasis announced in a recent documentary 'Gold & Silver & Sunshine - The Making of 'Dig Out Your Soul'' they used a toy sitar worth only £12.50 as one of their instruments in the song 'To Be Where There's Life' from their long awaited seventh album 'Dig Out Your Soul'.

Noal Gallagher joked saying that the sitar wasn't even genuine - it was a childs toy.

"You know it's not a real one? It's a toy electric one, a plastic one."
He goes on to mention: "They're shaped like a sitar, and they've got a speaker on the front. You switch it on and you pick the key, and you leave it there!"

Gallagher, speaking about his time in the famous Abbey Road Studio in London and the techniques he used:

"We had it in The Beatles' echo chamber, which is like this tiled room where they’ve got all the reverbs.
"It looked hilarious. In this really famous room is this little tiny plastic sitar with this massive mic that's worth about £50,000. And the sitar's worth about £12.50..."

'Dig Out Your Soul' will be available to buy on 06/10/2008, It is already available to stream on Myspace. The new Oasis documentary 'Gold & Silver & Sunshine - The Making of 'Dig Out Your Soul'' is due to be released soon.

Click Here to see their Myspace Page.


 
 
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