Liam Gallagher is currently developing a screen adaptation of Richard DiLello’s Beatles book, The Longest Cocktail Party, but the musician took time out of his schedule to let The Independent know that he’d be interested in making an Oasis biopic. Gallagher previously expressed an interest in being the focus of a new film… Read More
Seeing as how there are already a million Beatles biopics out there and Liam Gallagher hasn’t done much for us since the ’90s, we haven’t been terribly excited about the Fab Four movie Gallagher is producing. But today brings news promising enough to cut through our skepticism: The Playlist reports that frighteningly prolific… Read More
Former Oasis members Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer, and Andy Bell didn’t waste any time after their world-conquering band dissolved, storming back into the studio and the spotlight as Beady Eye.
Led by Gallagher, one of rock music’s most iconic frontmen, the band stretches its wings on debut album Different Gear, Still Speeding, featuring tracks by all three songwriters (with the lineup completed by drummer Chris Sharrock). The record, produced by Steve Lillywhite, indulges heavily in the classic-rock influences for which the band members are known, ranging from T-Rex stomps to Beatles-esque romps, all uniquely stamped with Gallagher’s unmistakable, inimitable vocals.
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UK megastars Oasis are talking about a break — or at least bandleader Noel Gallagher is. “I don’t think it’ll affect what Oasis do. Liam, on the other hand, will f***ing freak out,” he told British magazine Q, referring to his brother, the band’s legendarily acerbic frontman. Contemplating a five-year recharge between the end of the group’s current tour and the start of work for a new album, Gallagher reveals he plans to finally deliver a long-rumored solo record. His most recent solo appearance, however — in a bathroom shower stall — suggests he may want to reconsider his presentation. Of course, the acoustics in there are pretty damn great. Watch a clip of the performance after the jump, and find out about more material on the way.
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