However, they also requested four litres of still mineral water, 10 cans of soft drinks, fruit juices, teas and coffees, as a contract for the occasion sold at auction reveals.
Although a note about crisps, nuts, biscuits and fruit has been scribbled out, Oasis ask for a good quality two-course meal – ‘not fastfood type’ – or £6 per head to purchase one. Also, the contract asked for ‘at least two able-bodied, sober-speaking persons’ to assist the road crew in moving equipment and setting up the stage.
Online and phone bidders competed at Etwall, Derbyshire, saleroom Hansons (25% buyer’s premium) on March 23 and the contract went for £4000, four times the low estimate, to a private UK buyer via the internet.
The Primary Talent International contract relates to an Oasis gig at The Old Trout in Windsor, Berkshire, on May 7, 1994 and was drawn up a few weeks earlier on April 18.
Oasis had formed in Manchester in 1991, developed from earlier group the Rain. The album that launched them seriously into the big time, Definitely Maybe, was released in August 1994.