It’s legit alright. The ROCKthusiast isn’t one to joke about Oasis.
Petition – Oasis: Just Reunite Already!
It really doesn’t feel like it’s only been ten years since one of the more infamous breakups in music history. Les frères Gallagher were about to headline a festival in France with Oasis when the proverbial camel’s back finally broke. The dustup probably wasn’t any worse than the thousands they’ve had over their lifetimes, but it was obviously enough for primary songwriter Noel to call it quits.
From ever working with a family member again, that is. It didn’t take long for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds to take flight, a more than vanity project which has already produced three UK number ones and hasn’t adversely affected Noel’s reputation as one of his generation’s all-time great lyricists. His best melodies tend to have an edge to them that match his rough-and-tumble roots while harkening back to classic British pop rock of the ’60s and ’70s. Oasis had eight number ones by the way including the Time Flies best-of compilation, but “Whatever”.
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