Seems like Liam Gallagher is still bitter about the Oasis break-up and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds album being just about a million times better then Beady Eye’s debut album.
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Oasis has always owned up to “ripping off” their idols The Beatles when it came to their music and sound. Well this time it looks like the roles have been reversed as Paul McCartney has ripped off Noel Gallagher. On June 4, 2012, McCartney performed at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and unveiled a special edition “Union Jack” version of his signature Hofner bass guitar.
Noel Gallagher slammed Glastonbury Festival officials in 2008 for booking Hip-Hops biggest act Jay-Z to headline that years festival that failed to sell-out. Gallagher said it was “wrong” for a hip-hop act to be booked to headline the event instead of traditional guitar acts who actually play.
Noel Gallagher has always had an obsession with Adidas tennis shoes, even adorning his Gibson J-200 with an Adidas sticker. On October 17, 2011, coinciding with the release of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds album, Noel teamed up with Adidas to release 200 pairs of his signature “NG 72”.
After the break-up of Oasis, Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher both released new albums and toured in 2011. Beady Eye released their debut album “Different Gear, Still Speeding” first on February 28, 2011. Noel Gallagher released his debut album “Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds” on October 17, 2011.
In 2006, this commercial below was made for BBC Radio 2 showing Elvis Presley on stage introducing his backing band. Elvis then introduces, Marvin Gaye (singer), Jimmy Page (lead guitar), Noel Gallagher (rhythm guitar), Keith Moon (drums), Sheryl Crow (bass) and Stevie Wonder (piano).
The concept behind the album cover for Oasis’ B-side album The Masterplan was to have a young looking Noel Gallagher in front of a classroom teaching a bunch of old geezers music. Two things really stand out to me on this album cover.
Noel Gallagher released his self-titled debut album Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds on October 17, 2011. The album cover shows a blurry Gallagher in front of a really cool lit up roof. The location is Jack Colker Union 96 gas station in Beverly Hills, California designed by William Pereira.
In putting this list together, I was quite surprised at the quality of bands that have siblings in them. Which of these bands do you think is the best “Band Of Brothers”. Here are the nominees…
At the 1996 Brit Awards, INXS’ Michael Hutchence presented Oasis with the ‘Best Video’ trophy. Hutchence who liked Oasis’ music and gave Liam Gallagher an emphatic hug and kiss on the cheek. Then, Noel Gallagher took to the mic and made probably the biggest a-hole comment he has ever made in his career. Noel said “Has-beens shouldn’t be presenting awards to gonna-bes”.