Smashes and Trashes: The Greatest Hits
One Little Indian
02 November 2009
by Jon Kerr
John Major’s Britain was embarrassing: I mean no-one gets inspired by the kid who wet himself at school, do they? In searching for a new identity, the county went indie-mad and started flying the Union Jack to a soundtrack of Oasis, Radiohead, Manic Street Preachers and Travis. It was the era of ‘Britpop’ and his less aspirational brother ‘Britrock’.