Democracy wins: Oasis’ ‘Wonderwall’ is the fucking best British song of all time (according to Radio X listeners), deal with it

It’s official. And people are a bit up in arms.

Oasis’ get-the-acoustic-guitar-and-the-carling-out anthem ‘Wonderwall’ has been voted the best British song of all time, according to listeners of Radio X.

50,000 votes were cast for the station’s first ever Best of British poll, with Oasis dominating the top four. ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ was voted #2, ‘Champagne Supernova’ at #3 and ‘Live Forever’ at #4. Beady Eye didn’t make an appearance in the poll.

Arctic Monkeys pop up at #6 with ‘I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor’, David Bowie has two songs in the top ten with ‘Heroes’ and ‘Life on Mars?’ and The Beatles don’t make appearance until #13, with ‘Hey Jude’.

People are obviously a bit up in arms about all of this - take a look, throw curses and get riled at the full list below.

The official, indisputable, don’t-even-bother-arguing-about-it 50 best British songs of all time (as voted for by Radio X listeners)

1. "Wonderwall", Oasis

2. "Don’t Look Back In Anger", Oasis

3. "Champagne Supernova", Oasis

4. "Live Forever", Oasis

5. "I Am The Resurrection", The Stone Roses

6. "I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor", Arctic Monkeys

7. "Heroes", David Bowie

8. "Life On Mars?", David Bowie

9. "Bittersweet Symphony", The Verve

10. "Gimme Shelter", The Rolling Stones

11. "One Day Like This", Elbow

12. "Bohemian Rhapsody", Queen

13. "Hey Jude", The Beatles

14. "Common People", Pulp

15. "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out", The Smiths

16. "Slide Away", Oasis

17. "Fool’s Gold", The Stone Roses

18. "How Soon Is Now", The Smiths

19. "A Day In The Life", The Beatles

20. "Love Will Tear Us Apart", Joy Division

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