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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.
British/canadian Girl Group All Saints Are Releasing A Comeback Single Inspired By Singer Nicole Appleton's Headline-grabbing Split From Rocker Liam Gallagher.
Nicole, who shot to fame in the group in the 1990s alongside her sister Natalie and Brits Shaznay Lewis and Melanie Blatt, married the former Oasis frontman in 2008 but they divorced in 2014 after 14 years together.
The split was sparked by the news that Gallagher had fathered a lovechild with a U.S. journalist, and now Natalie and her All Saints bandmates have revealed they tapped into the scandal when penning their comeback song, One Strike.
Shaznay says, "When I write, I just think about what's on my mind. The lyrics came from somewhere very real. Nic was going through a lot of things at that time. That was at the forefront of my mind because it was the heaviest thing going on."
Continue reading: Liam Gallagher Marriage Split Sparked All Saints Comeback Song
The 90s girl group first disbanded in 2001, but reunited again in 2014.
All Saints are back, 19 years after their first single. The 90’s girl group, who were known for their baggy combat trousers, are now all grown up and will release their first single in nine years, ‘One Strike’ next month.
Continue reading: All Saints Are Back With A New Single (And It's About Liam Gallagher)
British Rocker Liam Gallagher Has Reportedly Exited A Beatles Film Project He Has Been Working On Since 2010.
The singer bought the rights to adapt Richard DiLello's 1973 book, The Longest Cocktail Party, for the big screen with his film company, In 1 Productions.
The book details DiLello's tenure at the Beatles' Apple company, and covers the band's from 1968 to its split in 1970, and Gallagher reportedly brought 24 Hour Party People director Michael Winterbottom on board to helm the project.
The film has been in the works for more than five years, but has hit a series of roadblocks, and Winterbottom is no longer onboard. A new report now suggests Gallagher has also quit work on the troubled movie, and his film company has been shut down.
Continue reading: Liam Gallagher Exits Beatles Film Project - Report
British Rocker Liam Gallagher Is Adamant He Will Not Release Any Solo Material.
The former Oasis frontman has not produced any new music since his band Beady Eye split in 2014, and his brother Noel, who has had a rocky relationship with his sibling for years, has previously insisted Liam should go solo.
Liam has now made steps to rule out the possibility of a solo release by posting an apparently unprovoked, expletive-ridden message on his Twitter.com account.
He wrote, "Solo record are you f**king tripping d**khead im (sic) not a c**t LG."
Continue reading: Liam Gallagher Rules Out Solo Record
The former Oasis frontman’s bank account has been left hurting after his recent divorce.
Liam Gallagher and his ex-wife Nicole Appleton ran up more than £800,000 in legal bills during their divorce, while arguing over how to divide £11m worth of assets, a judge has said. The judge ruled that the couple’s assets would now be split in half, with Gallagher and Appleton getting nearly £5.5m each.
Liam Gallagher has paid a high price during his divorce form Nicole Appleton.
Judge Martin O’Dwyer said the level of spending on legal costs had been “manifestly excessive”, during a ruling on Friday. When the couple argued over money at a private family court hearing earlier this year, limits were placed on what the public could be told, however O’Dwyer has now ruled that most of the judgment can be reported.
British Rocker Liam Gallagher Has Been Ordered To Split His Assets With Ex-wife Nicole Appleton To Settle Their Long-running Divorce Battle.
The former Oasis frontman and the All Saints star divorced in 2014 after six years of marriage following the revelation that Gallagher had fathered a love child with a New York-based journalist in 2013.
The former couple has been embroiled in a court battle over their finances ever since, but details of their legal row were kept private until Friday (18Dec15) when Judge Martin O'Dwyer ruled much of his judgment in the case could be made public.
During a hearing at London's Central Family Court on Friday (18Dec15), Judge O'Dwyer revealed that he ruled the stars' assets, worth $16.2 million (£10.8 million), should be split in half so Gallagher and Appleton each walk away with $8.1 million (£5.4 million).
Continue reading: Liam Gallagher Splits Assets With Nicole Appleton
The John Lewis Christmas advert features Oasis song ‘Half The World Away’.
Liam Gallagher has reportedly hit out at brother Noel after he allowed Oasis hit ‘Half The World Away’ to be used as the soundtrack for the new John Lewis advert. According to The Mirror, Liam has even gone so far as banning him from visiting their family pub over the Christmas holidays.
Liam Gallagher has labelled brother Noel a ‘sell-out’.
A source told the newspaper, “Liam has been making his usual snidey remarks about the song being on the John Lewis advert. When he first heard about it he was ranting in his own local pub in Hampstead, north London, to just about anyone who’d listen.”
Continue reading: Liam Gallagher Brands Brother Noel A 'Sell-Out' Over John Lewis Advert
No Oasis documentary movie could be complete without the following.
Any Oasis fans who happened to see the powerful documentary film Amy earlier this year will have been delighted by the news that the team behind it is to make a piece about the Mancunian Britpop legends.
Asif Kapadia, who directed the Winehouse doc, is taking a production role on the as-yet-untitled project, with the rest of his team assisted director Mat Whitecross, himself having made the fictional Stone Roses-centred movie Spike Island and the Ian Dury biopic Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll.
With “unprecedented access” granted to the Oasis archives, we can hope for a ton of unreleased footage and music as the film-makers chart the entire history of the group. However, here are ten milestones in Oasis’ history that should definitely be included.
Continue reading: 10 Things The New Oasis Documentary Should Include
Their relationship has been non-existent since Oasis's 2009 split, but they'll be co-operating for the upcoming documentary about their ex-group directed by Mat Whitecross.
More details about the upcoming Oasis documentary film being produced by the makers of Amy, as both Noel and Liam Gallagher have offered their co-operation to the project and will both feature in the movie. It’s unlikely that they’ll appear together, but we can live in hope.
The two brothers were the sole constant members of the often turbulent Britpop giants, whose commercial fortunes peaked in the mid ‘90s but whose popularity endured until their eventual disintegration in Paris in August 2009. They have not worked together since and are believed not to have had any contact at all, though they have occasionally fired pot-shots at each other through the press.
Liam Gallagher performing with Oasis in 2009
Continue reading: Noel And Liam Gallagher To Appear In Forthcoming Oasis Documentary Film
Asif Kapadia will direct a feature-length documentary on the band, charting their rise to fame.
Asif Kapadia, the director of award wining documentaries Senna and Amy has chosen Oasis as his next subject. Kapadia and James Gay-Rees will produce a feature-length documentary on the 90s Britpop band that will “chart the journey from the moment in 1991 when Noel joined his brother Liam’s band”.
Oasis will be the subject of a new documentary by Asif Kapadia.
According to Screen Daily, “the filmmakers have been given ‘unprecedented’ access to the band and unseen archive footage and the film will include candid insight from the famously stormy brothers”. The film will be directed by Mat Whitecross, who previously worked on Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll and Spike Island.
Continue reading: Oasis To Be Subject Of New Documentary By 'Amy' Director Asif Kapadia
Date of birth
21st September, 1972
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