After the recent (and great) interview with Noel Gallagher discussing music today, he has now sat down with BBC Radio 4 for Mastertapes for more thoughts. Watch a clip here of him discussing U2's decision to give away their album and this idea in general.
"See all this started with Radiohead, didn't it, and people have been reacting to that ever since. Then everybody went mad, I remember the Kaiser Chiefs were like, 'Make your own record tracklist, we'll give you a pound.' What?! You'll give people a pound?! It remains to be seen how Coldplay react to it. I firmly believe we'll all get a knock on the door at some point over the next two years and Chris [Martin] will be stood there. And...
Noel Gallagher recently sat down with Noisey for a candid interview about Morrissey, the recent Oasis reissues/rumours, Russell Brand's current quest for a revolution, getting older and his disdain for people's attitude towards paying for music. Check it out in the replies.
"It fascinates me...and infuriates me that people are more willing to sit in a coffee shop and spend a tenner on two coffees and talk about the weather to their friends, and that coffee will last 45 minutes, yet they will physically get angry at you for asking to buy an album for a tenner which will last a lifetime and might even tell you something about yourself, might even change your life, or how you dress or your...
A video has been posted on the official OasisFacebook page teasing a special announcement tomorrow at 9am GMT. The band split up in 2009 but you can watch the video that has a lot of people talking here.
Noel Gallagher recently did some DVD commentary on Oasis' music video catalog. In true Noel fashion: the commentary makes it abundantly clear throughout that he isn't a big fan of their videos. Check out the edited together clip of the commentary in the replies.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds kicked off their UK and Ireland tour in Dublin last night. You can check out the full setlist in the replies, which included nine Oasis songs, as well as their UK arena tour dates for 2012. His album also debuted at number 1 in the UK charts this week.
Oasis have re-issued their studio album catalogue on vinyl on a limited one-off re-press. All seven studio albums are now available through Big Brother Recordings on super heavyweight vinyl and feature brand new sleeve notes.
Oasis has made a special live set by Noel Gallagher (with special guests) available for sale on iTunes. The Dreams We Have As Children can be bought here, with proceeds helping Teenage Cancer Trust.
1. (It's Good) To Be Free
2. Talk Tonight
3. Fade Away
4. Cast No Shadow
5. Half The World Away
6. The Importance of Being Idle
7. The Butterfly Collector
8. All You Need Is Love
9. Don't Go Away
10. Listen Up
11. Sad Song
13. Slide Away
14. There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
15. Don't Look Back In Anger
16. Married With Children