Richard Ashcroft to visit Edinburgh during 2019 UK and Ireland tour

Richard Ashcroft to visit Edinburgh during 2019 UK and Ireland tour

Indie icon Richard Ashcroft has announced a UK & Ireland headline tour for 2019, which includes a visit to Edinburgh. The former fromtman of The Verve, who is gearing up to release fifth solo studio album Natural Rebel, will perform at the Capital’s Usher Hall on Tuesday, 23 April. Ashcroft will also play gigs in London, Newcastle, Birmingham and Dublin, among other cities. Natural Rebel will be released on 19 October. It follows Alone With…

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Noel Gallagher responds to Live Forever being voted best British song ever

Noel Gallagher responds to Live Forever being voted best British song ever

Ahead of his visit to Edinburgh this summer, Noel Gallagher has responded to Oasis’ Live Forever being voted the best British song ever. The iconic Manchester band’s third single from their 1994 debut Definitely Maybe came out on top in a new Radio X poll, which featured no fewer than five Oasis songs in its top 10. Live Forever beat Bohemian Rhapsody to the top spot. The Queen classic had topped the station’s annual Best…

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Richard Ashcroft to support Noel Gallagher in Scotland this summer

Richard Ashcroft to support Noel Gallagher in Scotland this summer

British indie icon Richard Ashcroft has been announced as the main support act for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at Glasgow Summer Sessions on Friday 26, August, Bellahouston Park. Johnny Marr and Circa Waves join the former frontman of The Verve, completing the bill for NGHFB’s biggest Scottish show to date. Ashcroft has penned some of the most iconic songs of the 90s, with Bittersweet Symphony (listen below), Lucky Man and The Drugs Don’t Work all stand out tracks on…

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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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