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Liam Gallagher (DOB 21st September 1972) is the famous front man for the Manchester band Oasis. With his unforgettable stage presence and self assured attitude, he is one of the countries most recognisable front men of our generation.

Favourites of the tabloids and paparazzi in the 90's, Liam's swagger and laddish behaviour earned him a justifiable bad boy image, with equal coverage for his music and personal life.His often documented rocky relationship with his brother and band mate Noel Gallagher, has often defined the band and their tempestuous harmony.

Music Career: Away from the tabloid newspapers and with his band Oasis they quickly became stalwarts of the 1990's Britpop movement. Arguably winning the ongoing chart battles with Blur, Oasis' 1994 album 'Definitely Maybe' is one of the defining albums of the decade and some say our generation.

In a 2008 poll by Q and HMV, 'Definitely Maybe' was ranked first on a list of the greatest British albums of all time.

Other accolades include a recent poll, run by music magazine NME and the book of British Hit Singles and Albums, that voted 'Definitely Maybe' the best album of all time with The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - finishing second and Revolver third.

Liam Gallagher and Oasis followed up 'Definitely Maybe' with the 1995 release '(What's the Story) Morning Glory'. Carrying on from the success of their debut album 347,000 copies were sold in the first week of release and more than 18 million copies have been sold worldwide up until 2007.

With brilliant sales and all four singles from the album reaching either number 1 or 2 in the UK single charts, the daunting prospect of following on from 'Definitely Maybe' was seemingly achieved with ease.

In contrast, album wise 'Be Here Now' (1997), 'Standing on the Shoulder of Giants' (2000) and 'Heathen Chemistry (2002) all came and went without the impact of their early releases. Critics sat on both sides of the fence and although all three albums provided us with some classic Oasis and Liam Gallagher vocals, they didn't evoke the frenzy they had become accustomed to during the Brit Pop years.

Regardless of such media indifference, Liam and the band bounced back with 'Don't Believe the Truth' (2005), which saw Liam take on more of a writing role and Oasis attain resurgence in form.

With singles 'Lyla' and 'The Importance of Being idle' reaching number 1, and 'Let there be love' reaching number 2 in the UK Single charts - Oasis were back and experiencing similar press exposure and fan admiration as they did in the 90's.

With a seventh studio album slated for release later in 2008, Liam Gallagher and Oasis are surely hoping to build on 'Don't Believe the Truth', although if they don't they'll still go down as one of our generations greatest bands and Liam will be up there for greatest front man.

Personal Life: Liam is an avid support of Manchester City Football club.

He was married to actress Patsy Kensit, who he has a child with and is now married to former All Saint's singer, Nicole Appleton, who he also has a child with.

His shoe size is 8.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Jeremy Clarkson To Return To Screens For First Time Since 'Top Gear' Sacking, On Channel 4's 'TFI Friday' Special


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Jeremy Clarkson is set to make his return to television nearly three months after he was sacked, on Chris Evans’ Channel 4 special ‘TFI Friday’ on June 12th. However, contrary to rumours doing the rounds, Evans is not making a film for ‘Top Gear’.

On Sunday, the radio DJ sparked a frenzy of speculation that he was to take over the vacant presenting spot on BBC2, after he told Tim Lovejoy on C4’s ‘Sunday Brunch’ that he was making a “secret ‘Top Gear’ film. However, the BBC confirmed on Monday (June 8th) that whatever Evans was up to, the ‘film’ hadn’t been commissioned by them.

Jeremy Clarkson Chris EvansJeremy Clarkson with Chris Evans back in May 2015

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Liam Gallagher, Roger Daltry and Ian Broudie Form Supergroup


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Liam Gallagher is forming a super group with The Who's Roger Daltry, Ringo Starr's son Zak Starkey and the Lightning Seeds's Ian Broudie at the request of Chris Evans for the revival of TFI Friday on June 12. The band are said to be covering The Who's My Generation.

Beady EyeLiam Gallagher has a little more time on his hands after the break-up of Beady Eye

"Liam's got a bit of time on his hands since Beady Eye called it a day last year, so he fancied trying his hand at something new," a source recently told the Sun. "He's told his mates he's pretty bored. Other than Noel, you would be hard pushed to find a better set of bandmates than Roger, Ian and Zak. It's a proper supergroup and the performance will be something to remember."

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Blur's Alex James Hopes Oasis Get Back Together: "They Can Support Us"


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Few Britpop figures were as memorable as Blur’s Alex James. With his trademark bass guitar pose of one foot on the front-of-stage speaker and cigarette nonchalantly dangling out of his mouth, he’s always admitted to loving every second of fame.

Now, in a new interview with The Independent, James has suggested that there could be room for both his reformed band and a reunited Oasis in today’s music scene, even going so far as to say that the two former rivals could play together in the future. But only if Oasis supported them!

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Noel Gallagher Denies Oasis Reunion Rumours, Blames Liam


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Noel Gallagher has denied recent reports that Oasis are due to reform, blaming his younger brother Liam for starting the false rumour.

Furthermore, the 47 year old claims that he hasn’t at any point considered reuniting the beloved Britpop group, after he himself quit the band at a show in Paris in August 2009. At the time, Liam was reported to have broken one of his favourite guitars minutes before the band was due onstage at a festival.

Speaking to Rolling Stone magazine, he said: “There was a rumour last week that we've had a gentleman's agreement [to reform Oasis], but that rumour's come from his people. It's a ‘source close to him’, and I'll tell you how close it is: she probably wakes up with him every morning. It's always left to me in an interview to let the kids down. People say, “You're breaking these kids' hearts”. Well, what the f***, man?”

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Noel Gallagher Attacks Modern Bands For Being "Scared Of Social Media"


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Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher has launched a stinging attack on modern music and today’s bands, stating that if you score a Number 1 single it “automatically means you must be s**t.”

In an interview with NME as part of a round table discussion alongside fellow artists La Roux, Sleaford Mods and Courtney Barnett, the 47 year old guitarist said “Every single song in the Top 10 is the same s**t with a different voice. If you’re number one in the charts now, it automatically means you must be s**t.”

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Noel Gallagher gave the modern music scene both barrels during a recent interview with the NME

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Liam Gallagher of Beady Eye performing at the 15th Solidays Festival

Liam Gallagher - Liam Gallagher of Beady Eye performing at the 15th Solidays Festival - Paris, France - Sunday 30th June 2013

Oasis Tipped To Play Glastonbury 2014, After Liam's Cryptic Tweets


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An Oasis reunion could be on the horizon after frontman Liam Gallagher tweeted the letters of the band's name over the course of a few hours on Thursday evening (April 24, 2014). Bookmakers Paddy Power subsequently suspended betting on the band playing Glastonbury 2014.

OasisLiam Gallagher Hinted at an Oasis Reunion

Gallagher, who tweeted O, A, S, I, S, followed it up by posting, OASIS LG. 

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Oasis Reunion in 2014? Probably Not, But Watch This Space


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Following Facebook and Instagram posts last night, Oasis fans were dusting off their parka coats and bucket hats, calling their brothers "r kid" and swaggering down to their local clutching a two-pound coin to play Standing on the Shoulders of Giants in its entirety, on the jukebox. 

Liam GallagherLiam Gallagher Performing with new band Beady Eye

And then came the news that the "cryptic message" that read "February 26 - 9am" was not in fact signalling the announcement of a reunion tour or new album, but instead marking the reissue of the band's 1994 debut Definitely Maybe on its 20th anniversary, on May 19.

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Beady Eye live

Liam Gallagher - Liam Gallagher of Beady Eye performs on stage at the Live club on February 15, 2014 in Trezzo sull'Adda, Italy - Milan, Italy - Saturday 15th February 2014

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Big Day Out Summer 2014 - Performances

Liam Gallagher and Beady Eye - Big Day Out Summer 2014 held at the Arena Joondalup - Performances - Perth, Australia - Sunday 2nd February 2014

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Liam Gallagher and Beady Eye
Liam Gallagher and Beady Eye
Liam Gallagher and Beady Eye
Liam Gallagher and Beady Eye

2014 Big Day Out Festival

Liam Gallagher - 2014 Big Day Out Festival - Beady Eye performing on stage - Sydney, Australia - Sunday 26th January 2014

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Liam Gallagher
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Robbie Williams Reopens Feud with Liam Gallagher, Over Nicole Appleton


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Robbie Williams has reopened his seemingly age old feud with Liam Gallagher over the former Oasis frontman's alleged infidelity. According to a New York Post report, Gallagher had an affair and fathered a child with Elle and Wall Street Journal journalist Liza Ghorbani, leading to a split from his wife, the singer Nicole Appleton who was previously engaged to Williams.

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Speaking to The Sun, Robbie said: "I have a very big soft spot for Nic because she's a very decent person. I feel sorry for her as she deserves to be in a good place, in a happy marriage, and I thought she was with Liam. But it would appear that they weren't. Nicole really doesn't deserve all that from Liam. I've very, very fond memories of her. She's a sweetie."

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Beady Eye's V Festival Show Doubtful After Gem's Mystery Accident


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Beady Eye's set at this year's V-Festival is under threat after guitarist Gem Archer was hospitalized for "severe head trauma" after an accident last Thursday evening (August 1, 2013).

According to a statement posted on the band's website, Archer is currently under observation in a British hospital and the band have cancelled shows in Belgium and Japan set for later this week.

His family and friends "hope to see him back on his feet soon" and updates on Archers condition will be posted on the website once the band have them.

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Liam Gallagher's attorneys William Beslow and Raoul Felder arrive at Manhattan Family Court to represent the rocker in a child support case

Raoul Felder - The U.S. publication ran an article on 17 July (13) suggesting the former Oasis star is being sued in a Manhattan court for million by a then-unidentified woman who claimed he is the biological father of her daughter. - New York City, NY, United States - Friday 26th July 2013

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Liam Gallagher and Raoul Felder
Liam Gallagher and Raoul Felder
Liam Gallagher and Raoul Felder

Irony Awards 2013: Liam Gallagher's Secret Revealed - Liza Ghorbani Is His Baby's Mother


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So, let’s get this straight: the mother of Liam Gallagher’s latest baby is a celebrity journalist? Oh the irony. Following years of journalist bashing from the controversial ex-Oasis member, he allegedly got one pregnant then dumped her when she decided to sue him for child support, and now other entertainment journalists are writing about it. I think we have a clear winner here.

The pair met when Ghorbani wrote a piece about Liam in a New York tabloid three years ago; this allegdly led to an affair that broke down three months after the sprog was born. According to The New York Post’s ‘Page Six’, he’s been sued in a Manhattan Family Court for $3 million.

“Liam admitted the child is his in an e-mail, saying she is a beautiful child because she has ‘rock star genes’” a source explained.“Liza met Liam when she interviewed him for the Times and they began an affair. It continued until around three months after the birth of the child. He ended the relationship when she told him she was suing him for child support,” the source added.

Continue reading: Irony Awards 2013: Liam Gallagher's Secret Revealed - Liza Ghorbani Is His Baby's Mother

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Liam Gallagher

Date of birth

21st September, 1972

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.78