Noel Gallagher has dismissed the chances of an Oasis reunion and landed a cheeky blow on his brother Liam by calling him “a fat man in an anorak”.
The Gallagher brothers have repeatedly landed not-so-subtle digs on each other in recent years despite repeated please from their fans to get the band back together. With both Gallagher’s enjoying musical success away from Oasis, a reunion could not be further away.
Addressing the issue, Noel said of Oasis fans: “If they want to hear old Oasis songs, they’re being played by a fat man in an anorak somewhere, you know, with shorts on,” he wrote in his column for Wired in reference to Liam playing Oasis songs during his solo shows. “So they can go and see that,” he added.
“I’ve no desire at all to get back involved with Oasis.”
In recent months Liam has flipped between insulting his brother and calling for an Oasis reunion, all via his favoured method of communication; Twitter. Despite the back and forth, Liam’s wish to “get the Big-O back together” last year was the closest fans have come to a potential comeback, but Noel is having none of it. “I’m afraid Oasis is in the past and that’s it. There’s a lot of people in England who refuse to accept that it’s over,” he said.
“It’s like when they watch box sets and they don’t like the ending. They refuse to believe that is the way it ends because they didn’t want it to end like that.”
Well, thats that, then.
Somewhat surprisingly, though, Liam has remained calm on his brother’s recent little dig, replying to fans on social media: