Liam Gallagher slams brother Noel for absence at One Love Manchester

Liam Gallagher slams brother Noel for absence at One Love Manchester

Liam Gallagher has blasted his “sad f***” brother Noel for not performing at Sunday’s star-studded One Love concert in Manchester. Liam, who performed a rendition of the Oasis classic Live Forever with Coldplay, tweeted ‘Manchester id like to apologise for my brothers absence last night very disappointed stay beautiful stay safe LG x’ In the run up to the event, speculation was rife that Oasis could reunite at Sunday’s benefit gig, which was held to…

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Watch the video for Liam Gallagher’s first solo song

Watch the video for Liam Gallagher’s first solo song

Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has unveiled debut solo single Wall Of Glass – and you can watch it right here. Gallagher, who made his solo live debut at a show in Manchester last night (May 30), unveiled Wall Of Glass on BBC Radio 1 tonight. Introducing the track on air, Gallagher said: “This is ‘Wall Of Glass’, turn it up.” Watch its video beneath. Speaking about working with songwriters, Gallagher told Radio 1’s MistaJam: “I’d never be…

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Liam Gallagher announces UK tour

Liam Gallagher announces UK tour

Liam Gallagher has announced details of his first ever UK solo tour – including a visit to Glasgow’s Barrowlands. The former Oasis and Beady Eye frontman is set to release his debut solo album, As You Were, in October. Ahead of the album’s release, Gallagher will hit the road for a series of live shows, kicking off next week – with all profits from the opening homecoming show going to the We Love Manchester Emergency…

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Liam Gallagher says he’d rather be part of a band

Liam Gallagher says he’d rather be part of a band

Brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher have hardly spoken in years – but there’s hope for an Oasis reunion yet. Speaking about his forthcoming solo album, Liam says he “can’t be arsed” to write his own songs and would rather be part of a band. The motormouthed Mancunian is set to release a solo album next year, but he also seems open to the idea of an Oasis reunion, if his latest interview is anything to…

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Why Noel Gallagher turned down Trainspotting soundtrack

Why Noel Gallagher turned down Trainspotting soundtrack

Oasis legend Noel Gallagher turned down the chance to feature on the Trainspotting soundtrack back in 1996 – because he mistakingly “thought it was about train spotters”. The big-screen adaptation of Edinburgh author Irvine Welsh’s cult novel went on to become a modern British classic – as did its iconic soundtrack, which features rock gods Lou Reed and Iggy Pop. As The Telegraph reports, Trainspotting producer Andrew Macdonald and costume designer Rachel Fleming revealed at a…

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Unheard Oasis songs teased

Unheard Oasis songs teased

The graphic designer who created the covers of three of Oasis’ best-loved albums claims to have unearthed a tape of unreleased music by the much-loved Manchester indie band. Yesterday, on social media, Brian Cannon posted a photograph of a cassette tape dating back to 1995, which he says, includes a track that has never before been heard by fans. Cannon, however, declined to share the contents of the tape online, despite countless pleas – and even…

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Oasis’ biggest career mistake, according to Paul McCartney

Oasis’ biggest career mistake, according to Paul McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney has said the biggest career mistake Oasis ever made was to claim they were bigger than The Beatles. The motor-mouthed Manchester band made the outrageous claim during a 1996 MTV interview, boasting that their albums Definitely Maybe and (What’s The Story) Morning Glory meant that they were bigger than The Beatles. Last year, Noel Gallagher admitted that he was “high” when he made the claim. And in a new interview with Q magazine, Macca has said…

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Supersonic Oasis documentary in cinemas this October

Supersonic Oasis documentary in cinemas this October

The title for the forthcoming Oasis documentary, which is due in cinemas this October, has just been announced – and it’s going by the name Supersonic. The film’s distributors have also unveiled a teaser poster, which you can see below. Taking the name of the Manchester band’s anthemic 1994 debut single, the documentary gives unprecedented access to the generation-defining band, allowing a rare and candid insight into their world along with never before seen archive material. The team behind…

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Irvine Welsh writing script for Alan McGee biopic

Irvine Welsh writing script for Alan McGee biopic

Edinburgh author Irvine Welsh is to turn former Oasis manager Alan McGee’s memoirs on his time running Creation Records into a film, it has been announced. McGee’s iconic record label, which he ran from 1983 to 1999, was home to legendary bands including Primal Scream, Teenage Fanclub, The Pastels and The Jesus & The Mary Chain. The East Kilbride-born music mogul, pictured right, documented the early days of the label in the 2013 book The Creation Records…

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Noel Gallagher ‘thrilled’ as Wonderwall is named Best British Song

Noel Gallagher ‘thrilled’ as Wonderwall is named Best British Song

Noel Gallagher has spoken of his delight after Wonderwall by Oasis was named as the Best British Song of All Time in a special Radio X poll. “What can I say? The people have spoken,” said the 48-year-old rock star. “The fact that there wasn’t one single Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds song in the top 20 makes think the whole thing is a mockery of an unreliable sham! “Saying that, though, I’m thrilled,” he added….

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