Liam Gallagher has claimed his brother and former band mate Noel Gallagher banned him from using Oasis tracks in a new documentary.
Younger Gallagher brother Liam, was speaking at the premiere of his new documentary As It Was, when he said big brother Noel’s ‘people’ hadn’t given permission to use Oasis music in the film.
When asked at the screening if Noel had seen As It Was, Liam said: “I think he has seen it, him and his little people have seen it and took the Oasis music out of it because that’s all he’s got left for me. Let him get on it with it.”
He also blamed Noel for the fact he wasn’t allowed to use footage from the One Love Manchester charity concert either. He said: “He wouldn’t let me put the tunes in, the Oasis songs, stuff that we did for the Manchester One Love thing…so he’s definitely aware of what’s going on. That’s the only last thing he’s got, to stop me singing my Oasis songs.”
Gallagher added: “But it sounds good without the Oasis songs, I think it stands on its own.”
Despite the apparent hostility between the pair, he was still asked about an Oasis reunion, something Liam seems keen on. He said “I’m ready to go, my bags are packed. Being solo and all that, it’s a bit boring, innit? I’d much prefer to be in the band with the lads but obviously I’m the Big Bad Wolf and he can’t handle it.”
Gallagher also spoke about his upcoming solo album, Why Me? Why Not, a follow up to his debut album As You Were. He said: “It’s rock and roll banging guitars, it’s not cosmic pop and it don’t sound like Leo Sayer for a f***ing start, not that I’ve got anything mad about Leo Sayer but it’s definitely what I do and I think it’s what people want.
“But then there’s some good ballads on there that are pretty cool as well.”