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Noel Gallagher names the one song written by his brother Liam that is “perfect”


Noel Gallagher has spoken about the one track that his younger brother, Liam Gallagher, penned which he described as “perfect”.

The track in question is 2002’s ‘Songbird’ which appeared on Heathen Chemistry. The song was the very first single by Oasis that Liam had written and was arguably the stand-out track from that record. Speaking in a new appearance on Radio X’s The Matt Morgan Podcast, the former Oasis chief spoke about his brother’s songwriting capabilities. He was surprisingly full of praise for ‘Songbird’.

“I thought ‘Songbird’ by Liam was great,” Noel remarked. “We did a demo of it and it was more like ‘Love Me Do’ by The Beatles. It’s got a mouth organ on it and it sounds like The Beatles. Then we took all the instruments off it and it became this acoustic thing that I think is perfect.”

Gallagher then went on to damningly say, “The ironic thing about that song is that he doesn’t even fucking play it now, work that one out. He’s only got one tune and that’s it, and he’s not playing the fucking tune.”

The former Oasis guitarist is currently working on his fourth solo album and recently shared a demo of his brand new single, ‘We’re Gonna Get There In The End’. “Firstly let me wish everyone a Happy New Year,” begins the message left on Gallagher’s social media accounts about the song.

“Things can only get better from here!! (saying that, they couldn’t get much worse could they?!) Anyway I’ve been writing and noodling recently and I’ve made a little demo of a tune that I wrote a couple of weeks ago and it actually came out sounding pretty good…the lyrics are quite apt for the times and I think I’d like to share it with you.”