Noel Gallagher UK tour
Updated: 14 October 2014
Noel Gallagher has announced a six-date arena tour of the UK and Ireland during March 2015 with his band High Flying Birds.
Kicking things off at Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on 3 March, Noel Gallagher will visit Dublin, Nottingham, Glasgow, Manchester and London during March 2015.
Along with the tour, Noel Gallagher is set to release his second solo collection Chasing Yesterday in November. The album follows 2011’s venture, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, which charted at No.1. Chasing Yesterday is the first album to be entirely produced and written by Noel Gallagher.
About Noel Gallagher
Noel Gallagher joined his brother’s band Oasis, then called Rain, in the early 90’s. It was his knack for catchy pop melodies, in the vein of classic pop and rock songwriting such as Marc Bolan, The Rolling Stones, The Sex Pistols and The Beatles, that hit a nerve with music fans and the media. The latter of which were looking for the next big thing while Grunge was slowly on its way out.
The five lads from Manchester took the scene by storm with their debut Definitely Maybe. The collection received praise from all corners and quickly established Oasis as a major force. They went on to find global fame and stardom with the release of the second album, 1995’s What’s The Story (Morning Glory)?
Oasis were soon locked into a chart battle with fellow Britpop band Blur. The new legendary battle saw Oasis’s Roll With It take on the band. Oasis famously lost the battle but went on to win the Britpop war.
What’s the story (Morning Glory)? became one of the bestselling UK albums of all time and its single Wonderwall was adopted as the anthem of a generation. It established Noel Gallagher as the songwriting genius that he’s recognised for to this day.
Oasis went on to release more albums but never reached the commercial success and critical acclaim of their earlier work, but as a live band Oasis were a force to be reckoned with. Tickets were quick to sell out for any Oasis gig and the band played sold-out shows across the globe.
The band’s rollercoaster lifestyle on and off stage, especially the at times violent relationship between Noel and his younger brother Liam have made headlines over the band’s career and eventually led to Oasis’s breakup.
Noel Gallagher was involved in several side-projects throughout the years with Oasis. But, he typically shied away from a full solo project. However, with Oasis now part of Rock ‘n Roll history Noel Gallagher went on to release is first solo project with the moniker of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds.