Noel Gallagher Discusses Oasis, ‘High Flying Birds’ Album

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher spoke with Spin about his ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ album and how he’s adjusting after Oasis. “These songs never would have ended up on an Oasis record. But I wasn’t frustrated in Oasis,” Noel said about whether he now felt liberated. “I directed everything that went on in that band. But Oasis was a stadium-rock band so I wrote stadium-rock music. Now it’s different. Doing the new solo album was fu**ng great. It was serene. I could take it at my own pace.”

Liam Gallagher Puckers Up At Heathrow Airport

Liam Gallagher of Oasis was spotted puckering his lips while walking through Heathrow airport on Wednesday (March 10) in London, England.

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Noel Gallagher Grocery Shopping In London

Former Oasis member Noel Gallagher was photographed picking up a few items at the grocery store on Friday (October 2) in London, England.

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Noel Couldn’t Take Anymore Of Liam’s Heavy Drinking & Abuse

Noel Gallagher has found the last year on the road with his Oasis bandmate/brother Liam pure hell, a source tells The Sun. “Liam has been drinking heavily for the duration of the tour and regularly got very abusive and personal,” the insider told the British tabloid. “He has taunted Noel’s girlfriend, Sara, other band members and the crew. People have been frightened to go near him. He is one very angry man who needs to sort his issues out.”

Liam and Noel Gallagher’s Mom Comments On The Future Of Oasis

Liam and Noel Gallagher’s mother Peggy Gallagher is speaking out to The Mirror about whether she thinks it really could be the end for Oasis. “They do love each other, but they’ve always been very different,” Peggy explained. “The funny thing is, they didn’t fight as children. They didn’t fight until they started the band. I hope this isn’t the end of Oasis. I don’t think it is. They’re just tired at the end of the tour. They’ve had fights before and got over it.”

Liam Gallagher’s “Unforgivable” Insult Sparked Noel’s Oasis Exit

Oasis at the airport

Liam Gallagher was photographed leaving Hotel Rapahel and heading to Bourget Airport on Saturday (August 29) in Paris, France, the day after brother Noel announced he was quiting Oasis. The dramatic breakup of the British rock group was sparked by a joking comment Liam made to Noel suggesting he was not the real dad of daughter Anais, sources tell News of the World.

“It was a dumb thing to say. They had a big fight when he made the gag,” an insider told the British tabloid. “Noel went for him. He was in a blind fury. And he still hasn’t calmed down.”

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Noel Gallagher Explains Why He Quit Oasis

Noel Gallagher posted a further update on Oasis’ official web site on Saturday (August 29), expanding on his reasons to quit the band and apologizing to fans who purchased tickets to see them perform at the V and Rock en Seine festivals. Noel writes:

Dearly beloved, it is with a heavy heart and a sad face that I say this to you this morning.

As of last Friday the 28th August, I have been forced to leave the Manchester rock’n’roll pop group Oasis.

The details are not important and of too great a number to list. But I feel you have the right to know that the level of verbal and violent intimidation towards me, my family, friends and comrades has become intolerable. And the lack of support and understanding from my management and band mates has left me with no other option than to get me cape and seek pastures new.

I would like firstly to offer my apologies to them kids in Paris who’d paid money and waited all day to see us only to be let down AGAIN by the band. Apologies are probably not enough, I know, but I’m afraid it’s all I’ve got.

While I’m on the subject, I’d like to say to the good people of V Festival that experienced the same thing. Again, I can only apologise – although I don’t know why, it was nothing to do with me. I was match fit and ready to be brilliant. Alas, other people in the group weren’t up to it.

In closing I would like to thank all the Oasis fans, all over the world. The last 18 years have been truly, truly amazing (and I hate that word, but today is the one time I’ll deem it appropriate). A dream come true. I take with me glorious memories.

Now, if you’ll excuse me I have a family and a football team to indulge.

I’ll see you somewhere down the road. It’s been a fu**in’ pleasure.

Thanks very much.



Noel Gallagher Quits Oasis

After canceling their second festival appearance moments before they were to hit the stage at Rock en Seine in Paris, France on Friday night (August 28), Noel Gallagher has issued a statement that he has quit Oasis, blaming the move on his volatile relationship with brother Liam:

It’s with some sadness and great relief to tell you that I quit Oasis tonight. People will write and say what they like, but I simply could not go on working with Liam a day longer.

Apologies to all the people who bought tickets for the shows in Paris, Konstanz and Milan.

Liam & Noel Gallagher Attend Man City vs. Wolves

Liam and Noel Gallagher of Oasis attended the Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers soccer match at Eastlands in Manchester on Sunday (August 23) before they were due to perform at V Festival.

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Liam Gallagher Shops At It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll

Liam Gallagher

Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, 36, popped into the Rock n’ Roll memorabilia shop ‘It’s only Rock ‘n’ Roll’, (named after the Rolling Stones song) with his wife Nicole Appleton on Sunday (July 12) in London, England. A fan, who was wearing an Oasis t-shirt, followed after Gallagher.

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