Noel Gallagher - Noel Gallagher To Include More Oasis In Solo Sets

Subscribe to Noel Gallagher alerts

Noel Gallagher will play "seven or eight" Oasis songs at his solo gigs.

The 'AKA... What A Life!' singer is currently rehearsing for his debut concerts with his High Flying Birds project and as well as performing his forthcoming album almost in its entirety, he realised the shows would be short so will include more of his formed group than originally intended.

He said: "It was f***ing very short. [The number of Oasis songs] has gone from four, to six. In fact, it could actually be seven or eight now."

Noel will also play B-side 'The Good Rebel' and a new track at the shows.

Two tracks on Noel's album, 'Everybody's On The Run' and 'If I Had A Gun', were written during Oasis' South American tour three years ago - after he had stopped travelling with the rest of band as his relationships with his brother, frontman Liam, had got "so f***ing bad" - and the 44-year-old rocker says he only started penning more songs out of boredom.

He told NME magazine: "That's when it was at its f***ing lowest ebb. That was it. It was my decision. Mine and Liam's relationship, it got so f***ing bad, it was like, 'I'm gonna do everybody a favour here, I'm going to travel alone because it's a bad atmosphere.'

"I'm alright being on my own. So at that point I was writing, not for any specific reason, just because I had a lot of time to kill."


Tags: Noel Gallagher - NME - Oasis

Subscribe to Noel Gallagher alerts

More Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - In The Heat Of The Moment Video

With the upcoming release of Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds' second studio album on 2nd March, 2015, the band have released the music video for...

Don't Believe the Truth: Tickets for Noel Gallagher Tour Still Available

Tickets for Noel Gallagher's arena tour in 2015 are still available, despite some outlets reporting they had sold out in just 10 minutes. The former...

Noel Gallagher Announces Album 'Chasing Yesterday', Talks Glastonbury

Noel Gallagher has announced details of the follow-up to his debut solo album as well as confirming a UK tour for 2015. Gallagher will release...

Oasis Tipped To Play Glastonbury 2014, After Liam's Cryptic Tweets

An Oasis reunion could be on the horizon after frontman Liam Gallagher tweeted the letters of the band's name over the course of a few...


Oasis Reunion in 2014? Probably Not, But Watch This Space

Following Facebook and Instagram posts last night, Oasis fans were dusting off their parka coats and bucket hats, calling their brothers "r kid" and swaggering...

Noel Gallagher Goes on the Rampage. Arcade Fire, Look Away Now

Nobody escaped unscathed from Noel Gallagher's summary of music in 2013, apart from maybe Kanye West and David Bowie. The former Oasis man agreed to...

Russell Brand Sparks Fracas At GQ Men Of The Year Awards With Nazi Jibes

At the annual GQ Men of the Year Awards, Russell Brand sparked off a war of words between himself, Charles Moore, actor Jeremy Piven and...

GQ Men of the Year Awards Descend Into Chaos Over Russell Brand, Nazis, Jews

The GQ Men of the Year awards is always a rather boisterous affair. When you stick a load of preened rock stars, comedians, actors and...



Noel Gallagher Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Noel Gallagher

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All