Liam Gallagher and his band Beady Eye played an unbilled set at the Glastonbury Festival on Friday morning (June 28, 2013), officially opening three days of music set to be headlined by Arctic Monkeys, The Rolling Stones and Mumford & Sons. The show took place on The Other Stage at the rather early time of 11am, though thousands made the journey from their soaked tents to watch the former Oasis man.
Liam Gallagher Performing With Beady Eye At The Glastonbury Festival
Though Beady Eye's show did not feature in the programme, frotman Liam has dropped a major hint earlier in the week, tweeting, "11am Friday - BE there or BE square.LG," while photographs showed the band travelling to Glastonbury on the train. Gallagher had always vowed never to return to the Pilton site following his former band's headlining set in 2004, telling The Sun, "The sound is s*** and really quiet. You can hear the crowd talking while you're playing.It's like Bond Street with mud, with loads of celebrities walking around in their boots and umbrellas. I'm not having it."
However, he and Beady Eye appeared buoyed by the large turnout on Friday and began with a trumpet and saxophone laden Flick of the Finger. The group also played two Oasis songs - written by Noel - Rock N Roll Star and Morning Glory. During the former, Liam asserted, "Tonight, I'm a rock 'n' roll star - at 11.30 in the fucking morning!" According to NME.com, he introduced the song as being "for Lennon and Gene" his sons, and told the crowd afterwards, "I've given you a headache; you've been amazing - but not as good as us."
Liam Gallagher Sang Two Oasis Songs At Glastonbury
Liam Gallagher Had Hinted That Beady Eye Would Play Glastonbury Earlier In The Week
Beady Eye's set at Glastonbury was as followed:
'Flick Of The Finger'
'Four Letter Word'
'Second Bite Of The Apple'
'Shine A Light'
'Rock 'N' Roll Star'
'I'm Just Saying'
'Bring The Light'