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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 rocker Liam Gallagher has hit out at Sacha Baron Cohen, saying he is ''full of s**t''.
The 45-year-old rocker has hit out at the British comedian, who previously claimed that Liam once threatened to ''stab him in the eye'' at a party.
Liam said: ''That f***ing geezer Sacha Baron Cohen. He's full of s**t, mate. Was that after I f**kin' threatened to stab him? Was that that one?
Continue reading: Liam Gallagher Blasts Sacha Baron Cohen
Liam claimed in a new Q magazine interview that his older brother wants to reform Oasis, but that his wife won't let him.
Although there were rumours of a Christmas truce, Liam Gallagher seemingly can’t resist stoking the sibling rivalry with his older brother Noel. This time, he’s claimed his brother is “desperate” to reform Oasis but that his wife won’t let him.
In a new interview with Q magazine, the outspoken singer has claimed that Noel is being blocked from reuniting the legendary Britpop band by his wife, Sara MacDonald. 50 year old Noel has consistently stated that he is not interested in reforming Oasis, but Liam is continuing to bait him.
The 45 year old told the magazine: “He's desperate to get Oasis back but he knows he's crossed that bridge. And he's not allowed to, his missus (Sara MacDonald) won't let him now, cos she's another one.”
So much nostalgic for 2017.
It's been a particularly nostalgic year for music, with all sorts of whispers of future reunions of our favourite bands from the 90s and 00s - plus, there have been a few reunions that have come to fruition with new albums or singles. Here are ten of the most exciting comeback releases:
Liam Gallagher - As You Were
1. Liam Gallagher - As You Were: It wasn't actually that long ago when the former Oasis star released his final album with his band Beady Eye, but his debut solo album 'As You Were' certainly counts as a comeback album given that it's his first musical offering since the group disbanded. And what a comeback it was too! The album reached number one in the UK and even had the highest one-week vinyl sales in two decades.
Noel Gallagher has revealed he makes enough money he doesn't need to be a stadium rocker anymore.
Noel Gallagher doesn't need to be a stadium rocker anymore because he has enough money.
The 50-year-old rocker thinks he's worked enough over the years to earn his cash so that he doesn't need to sell out big arena tours and he's convinced it would be ''undignified'' if he did.
Speaking to Music Feeds, he said: ''I've conquered the world enough, I've got enough money. In fact, I've got too much fucking money. Do you want some? I'll send you some. How much do you want? I don't need any more glory. I don't need to be a stadium rocker anymore - I did it when I was in my twenties and thirties and forties, and I was good at it. I don't particularly want to be a stadium rocker when I'm 50. I think it's undignified.''
Continue reading: Noel Gallagher Doesn't Need To Be Stadium Rocker
Ten things most people don't know about Liam Gallagher...
2017 has seen Liam Gallagher rocket back to prominence, scoring a chart-topping album with his debut solo effort As You Were, triumphantly touring the UK, as well as entertaining the nation by calling his brother a potato on Twitter.
Here’s ten fascinating facts about the former Oasis and Beady Eye frontman that you may not know…
Liam is topping the charts once again
Continue reading: Ten Fascinating Facts About Liam Gallagher
Will we see the brothers Gallagher back on stage together in 2018?
Bookmaker Paddy Power has already released odds on whether or not we’ll see the brothers on stage together again next year - but fans shouldn’t hold their breath.
Liam is back on good terms with brother Noel in time for Christmas
We're glad the brothers are finally speaking to each other again.
There's nothing more heartwarming at Christmas than the idea of grudges being cast aside and family reuniting. It's exactly that that has happened for long-time feuding brothers Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher, who have been criticising each other all year but are now as close as ever.
Liam Gallagher performing at Sleep in the Park
Despite all the things that have been said this year - and, indeed, for the last seven years before that - it seems the Oasis pair have finally decided to set aside their differences and be a family this Christmas after Noel reached out to Liam earlier this month.
Continue reading: Liam Gallagher And Noel Gallagher Reconcile For Christmas
He speaks on behalf of the Climate Coalition in their latest campaign.
Liam Gallagher provides the unlikely voice of Sammy the Snowman in an environmental public service announcement released by The Climate Coalition this week. It's a video warning of the dangers of the rising temperature of the Earth, despite what we might experience during the winter months.
Liam Gallagher at Sleep in the Park 2017
He has one of the most distinctive voices in the music industry, and now Liam Gallagher is using that voice to speak about the effects of climate change around the world in an animated short film by the Climate Coalition entitled 'The Very Hot Snowman'.
Continue reading: Liam Gallagher Narrates A Christmas Global Warming PSA
Liam Gallagher performs live at the Alexandra Palace as part of his UK tour for his debut album 'As You Were'. He's also set to perform across Europe and Australia - London, United Kingdom - Friday 8th December 2017
Liam Gallagher performing live at The SSE Hydro in Glasgow as part of his 'As You Were' solo tour. He dropped his debut album of the same name in October 2017, topping the UK charts at number one. Glasgow, United Kingdom - Monday 4th December 2017
Noel Gallagher thinks his voice has improved since he quit smoking, as well as having gotten better with age.
Noel Gallagher thinks his voice has improved since he quit smoking.
The 50-year-old former Oasis guitarist is releasing his third album with his band High Flying Birds on Friday (24.11.17), and has said that whilst his voice has naturally gotten better as he's aged, he believes putting down the cigarettes has also had an effect on his vocals.
When asked if he thinks being older has improved his voice, he said: ''Yeah, Paul Weller says that his voice is getting better, too. I gave up smoking recently. That might have something to do with it, but I think mine has been getting better. I'm more expressive, and I suppose the more solo albums that you make, you should be getting better.''
Continue reading: Noel Gallagher's Voice Improved
Noel spoke to BBC Radio 4's 'Front Row' about his dislike for social media, and his younger brother Liam's influence.
Noel Gallagher has explained that the primary reason why he doesn’t foresee an Oasis reunion is that his younger brother Liam has “legitimised” online abuse being directed toward his family.
Characterised by sibling feuding that increasingly became more interesting than their actual music as their career progressed, Oasis split in 2009. Liam and Noel have not spoken to each other since, but their war of words has continued in the press and latterly via social media, with Liam regularly taking digs at his older brother on Twitter.
50 year old Noel, about to release his third solo album later this month, doesn’t have any social media platforms, and explained to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Front Row’ programme that his resistance to Twitter and the like is because of the abuse he and his family receive – and that’s partly down to Liam’s influence.
Liam Gallagher performs at fundraising concert for Manchester terror attack victims at Manchester O2 Ritz. The musician performed classic Oasis songs as well as a number of tracks from his debut solo record set for release in October. - Manchester, United Kingdom - Tuesday 30th May 2017
Date of birth
21st September, 1972
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